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Pencarrow Coastal Trail

525 Muritai Drive, Wellington, New Zealand
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Lovely walk, plan ahead though

On a good day, this is an ace walk or bike. But no public loos past gates and we were out for maybe... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amchitara
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Wellington, New Zealand
Scenic trek to historic landmark

This is an 8k road to the mouth of the harbor channel. Walk or bike, enjoy the views, swim, fish... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Rhonna G
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525 Muritai Drive, Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a good day, this is an ace walk or bike. But no public loos past gates and we were out for maybe 5 hours right to the lighthouse and back. Carry water, museli bars etc and sunscreen (but pocket your rubbish please!)

Thank amchitara
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This is an 8k road to the mouth of the harbor channel. Walk or bike, enjoy the views, swim, fish, picnic, leashed dogs are welcome. The lighthouse is a historic landmark.

Thank Rhonna G
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Hire a bit near the beginning of the trail. Flat gravel trail near the harbor and the sea. Trips up to several hours return. Great views of Wellington, the ferries and, in good weather, the South Island. Real seaweed smells. Especially good on a fine...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Was able to join group for a trip along this coastal trail to the northern end and back. Interesting to see the goats in the mountainsides and the shoreline views. A number of geocaches available for the searchers.

Thank J D
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We have walked and biked this easy grave road. Absolutely fantastic day out and magic on a beautiful day. Scenery is stunning of the south coast and south island. There are two lighthouses one at the end of the trail and other up a fairly...More

Thank travaller60
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We so enjoyed our tour passing through some delightful bays in route to Eastbourne. From there we proceeded along the spectacular unpaved coastal road to Pencarrow Station, one of the first sheep and cattle stations in the Wellington area. We saw along the way the...More

Thank annarc6
Reviewed 13 February 2017

From Eastbourne to the Pencarrow lighthouse is a long walk but essentially level. The road is gated at Eastbourne. If you wish to have time and energy to walk the wonderful trails around the hills and lakes near the lighthouse then I recommend the excellent...More

2  Thank ssformation
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We hired bikes from bike shed and cycled out to the 2 lighthouses. Took about 2.5 hours - easier there than back due to the wind! Beautiful views and a great way to spend some time outdoors. Plenty of people run or walk out as...More

Thank ejld2015
Reviewed 18 January 2017

amazing place to take a trail walk or cycling. can even take a romantic walk.good exercise. a nice place to chill around by yourself. make sure you go prepared with food and water because there is nothing you can get once you start the trail.\...More

Thank randhir-82
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We cycle this relatively often. Best on a still day. Gets very busy on weekends. Not good on a folding bike. Very fine for young families, interesting tracks also past the lighthouse around the lake. More or less flat. Best picnic area at ``The Pipes''...More

1  Thank Rodney D
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