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Passing through

Driving up from Wellington and looking for a 'bit of a stretch' from driving, we found this walkway... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Billis1965
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Auckland, New Zealand
Breathe fresh air

This walkway is really well planned, sign posted and easy walking. You get to take in lots of truly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nigel S
,
Adelaide, Australia
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving up from Wellington and looking for a 'bit of a stretch' from driving, we found this walkway to be a really suitable for this, with good parking

Thank Billis1965
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This walkway is really well planned, sign posted and easy walking. You get to take in lots of truly beautiful scenery including, rivers, sea and bush. It is really easy walking being pretty much flat so it's a lovely way to gaze at you surrounding...More

Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a pleasure walking along the walkway in New Plymouth with our family, we had not been to taranaki for many years and the town is amazing. The wind wand is interesting, you can buy a coffee and your kids can ride their little bikes

Thank GeoffandJo62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to view the happenings of the port and if you're lucky see a boat coming or going. I have been to NP an average of once a year (usually in Dec/Jan/Feb) for the last probably 13 or so years and we always have...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The heart of New Plymouths seas history and current working area. Coupled with the old Think big Power Chimney and Mountain at the far end. Tough climb but the views are their own reward. For Fit people only.

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 6 May 2017

we were very impressed with this walkway. it is easy to do and exciting to watch the wild sea crashing onto the large rocks.

Thank lizcooch
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Over 2 days, we've spent about two and a half hours walking a couple of sections of this very well maintained, wide and well planned coastal walkway. There are quite a few entry points with see views most of the way. The path is very...More

1  Thank JHJHGC
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Such a good idea for New Plymouth! Great place to take the kids or all the family for a bit of a walk and fresh air (with great views).

Thank 23tiffanyk
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Pleasant walk with friends. Watch out for bikes, scooters, people in wheel chairs. Bring water for a hot day.

Thank DEEvaluator
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I regularly walk the coastal walkway. I recently decided to try making eye contact with all of the other users I could and smile to them. In half an hour on the walkway I would estimated that I made eye contact with over 200 people...More

Thank Dougie_the
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