Fensham Reserve 

All year round

Fensham Reserve is one of the best places for a bush walk near Carterton

This 48-hectare native bush reserve is just a few minutes’ drive from the town’s main street. The tracks take you through a variety of terrain: along wetland boardwalks, through native bush and up to a hilltop with views of rolling farmland. You’re likely to spot tūī, fantails and 500 year old trees along the way. All-weather and well-maintained tracks. No dogs please. There is one circuit track on the reserve that takes approximately one hour to walk. From this track you can access the old fence track and the brow track.



For more info visit:

Fensham Reserve 


Cnr Cobden Road and Haringa Road
Reserve contact: Pat McLean


027 406 6767



Transport and Parking

6 min drive from Carterton. Head out Belvedere Road from the roundabout - approx 2.8km. Follow the road around a sharp right into Cobden Road for a further 2km to reserve entrance. A 2nd entrance is a further 1km down the road. Small road side carparks are located at the entrances. No public transport.

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