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New Plymouth Coastal Walkway

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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A wild coast perfectly delivered

This trail is amazing. It is a super well constructed trail featuring all sorts of amazing scenery... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
timtT6478JH
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Nelson, New Zealand
The walkway is my saviour

While recovering from a heart attack, I was advised to exercise and given a walking plan to follow... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dougie_the
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

This trail is amazing. It is a super well constructed trail featuring all sorts of amazing scenery right beside a wild coast. It is perfect to walk, bike, run, sit with cool features all the way.

Thank timtT6478JH
Reviewed 1 week ago

While recovering from a heart attack, I was advised to exercise and given a walking plan to follow. Not being keen on exercise, I reluctantly agreed. Walking the streets was a pain because everyone stopped to say Gidday, which just served to make it take...More

Thank Dougie_the
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do when in New Plymouth, you can run/bike/walk right from town out along the coast taking in art installations, surf clubs, golf course, ocean and rural scenery.

Thank natashacubis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It wasn't a particularly beautiful day in New Plymouth today but, nevertheless, I hired a bike and headed north on the Coastal Walkway. What a fabulous facility. The walkway hugs the coast from the port north for about 15km and it is beautiful all the...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked right to the end and back absolutely beautiful. Lovely sunny day and the bridge is amazing

Thank Colpatten
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The New Plymouth Coastal Walkway is best with a bike buddy and picnic basket. (Togs optional) The Taranaki coast line and beaches are outstanding and biking on this flat coastal walkway is easy and fun. A must do for any visitor that appreciates beautiful views,...More

Thank LondonMisty08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic and great asset to the Taranaki province. Award winning bridge and 2nd best small city in the world according to Lonely Planet. Keep fit and enjoy.

Thank 95jeaninef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This stunning bridge is a part of the New Plymouth Walkway which extends along the cities coastline for 12kms. To access this well photographed bridge, you need to drive down to lake Rotomanu beside the Waiwakaio river. You can choose to walk towards the city,...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't beat the views, beach and town access. What a fantastic asset for the city. Perfect for running, cycling, walking. Lucky New Plymouth!

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New Plymouth have made the effort and well worth it. Mt Taranaki pops into view ever so often (if the weather is kind!). The port at one end has a few restaurants including the very nice Gusto Restaurant. The other end has the Te Rewa...More

Thank Sandy C
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brunnies
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.
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im_so_nancy0729
27 December 2014|
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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.
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