Picnic Area, Ōtari-Wilton's Bush

The idyllic Troup Picnic Area in Ōtari-Wilton's Bush is a free open space ideal for picnics and barbeques.

Located on the Circular walk at Ōtari-Wilton's Bush in Wilton, the Troup Picnic Area is a shared open space ideal for groups and school visits, picnics and barbeques.

  • Up to 25 people
  • No charge.
  • Available dawn to dusk, year-round.
  • Unfortunately the area can't be hired exclusively.
  • Toilet facilities.
  • Tap water.
  • Push button barbeques. (These run for 20 minutes. For longer cooking push the button again.)
  • Main public car park is at the Wilton Road entrance.
  • There are also car parks at the Churchill Drive entrance.


Bookings aren't required, however groups should contact the Treehouse Visitor Centre.

Phone: 04 499 1400
Email: treehouse@wcc.govt.nz