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Coastal Walkway, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Creates the most awesome photo images, and on a beautiful clear day encases Mt Taranaki in the wave. Definitely a 'have to do - go see' on your visit to New Plymouth

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FamilyChisholm
Reviewed 6 days ago

No photograph will fully do justive to this stunning piece or artistc engineering. Preferably go see it in person on a clear day, when the 'breaking wave' will frame the distant volcano Taranaki, seen in The Last Samurai for its resemblance to Fujiyama.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Aller S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visit on a clear day & take your camera for a shot of the bridge & mountain. The bridge can be accessed by the Coastal Walkway or park up by Lake Rotomanu.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stuarto29
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very popular bridge that is part of the coastal walkway. You can see it as part of a longer walk or just park in the designated parking area nearby and walk across it. Not huge but architecturally very striking, looking like the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kiwi-1976
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area (walkways, lake, picnic area) is enhanced with the wonderful bridge looking like the skeleton of a huge whale. On a fine sunny cloudless day the bridge lines up perfectly with Mt Taranaki which makes for a stunning picture. Unfortunately the mount couldnt be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NewZealandCarver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

White unfurling leaf like bridge surrounded by stunning red flowering pohutikawa’s around December over a water way. With great sea views and views of Taranaki on a good day it’s a nice walk suitable for all fitness levels and people with disabilities.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 854DP
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We visitied this bridge in a personal tour we were on and had time to get out and walk across and back. It was a rather windy day and the sound it made as we walked across was very freaky. Alot of locals used the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sassytraveller28
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Nice to see a bridge with a bit of flair and panache making a statement over and above pue functionality

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 470trevorl
Reviewed 15 November 2018

The bridge design is beautiful. The design seems to change depending on the angle that you look at it. The theme seems to be the ribs of a whale but you can probably come up with other interpretations. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 November 2018

The bridge doesn't look anything from the seaward side - it's not until you go over it that the subtle curve is revea.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jzdparis
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