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A magnificent seafront walkway. Not to be missed.

We were there on a stormy day and my walk in the rain and wind was exhilarating. The walkway is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Auckland, NZ
Beautiful stroll

Went with my team from work and I ended up walking this with one of the team as I needed some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maria F
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Utterly spectacular 11km long walkway along the seafront in New Plymouth, New Zealand. Walk, ride skate or scoot from Bell Block in the north to Port Taranaki to the south taking in the stunning Te Rewa Rewa Bridge, three swimming beaches, a golf club, rolling farm land, rivers and various accessways to residential and shopping areas.
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“coastal walkway” (247 reviews)
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there on a stormy day and my walk in the rain and wind was exhilarating. The walkway is safe even when wet and there are views of Puke Ariki, the town and sculptural pieces. Sadly the mist hid Mt Taranaki for the weekend...More

Thank kitten16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my team from work and I ended up walking this with one of the team as I needed some exercise in the fresh air. What a great walk from Belt Road Motor Camp (also recommend!!) to Te Rewa Rewa bridge. There are a...More

Thank Maria F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow.What an attraction for this town. We rode our bicycles most of the way.Loved it.I like how there are many entry and exit points so you can park up anywhere along the way.

Thank Happygirl1961
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at the Top Ten Holiday Park in Fitzroy - we hired push bikes and in the morning we rode the Fitzroy to Bell Block leg of the walkway - and return - 5 kms each way. And in the afternoon we set out again...More

Thank AndrewMN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a great time walking along this ,nice easy walk with plenty of views of port Taranaki ,mountain and sea

Thank jocknz96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great walkway that's easy to walk along with buggies. Lots to see along the way and a good way to burn off some energy in little ones.

Thank Nathan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although I have biked this whole and spectacular attraction my visit on Wednesday was with a group of seniors the youngest being 78. That it is accessible for everyone is a credit to the council and the rest of NZ can hang their heads in...More

Thank BOBCATNZ1960
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked around the lake a dog off lead area and then with dogs back on leashes joined the walkway. Great views of the west coast waves and beaches but take a jacket as in places the wind can be cold. The walkway is paved...More

Thank leslee2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely view n well done boardwalk. Well used by lots of people. Would be lovely on a sunny day. Was a nice surprise

Thank Jen N Brett S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

While we are New Plymouth on holiday we use the walkway most days to exercise. Easy to get to from anywhere in town and car parks scattered in different positions to gain easy access to it. We often discuss the time and money used to...More

Thank monkeymixer
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2 May 2017|
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Response from Shane B | Reviewed this property |
Yes although we had our own bikes we saw several people/groups with hired bikes I am aware there is a place you can hire them at the port end of the walkway.
27 December 2014|
Response from NPDC_Marketing |
We have free mobility scooters available for hire. Please contact us on 06-759 6060 or enquiries@npdc.govt.nz to book.