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New Plymouth's best attraction.

Great coastal walk/ride. Easy but if you go all the way from port to Bell Block beach and back it's... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Very good walk

You get very good views of Paritutu Rock and Paraaki and Mataora islands from the walkway. Well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brian M
Montrose, United Kingdom
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“fresh sea air”(2 reviews)
“bell block”(8 reviews)
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great coastal walk/ride. Easy but if you go all the way from port to Bell Block beach and back it's 18km. Have a coffee and meal at The Batch when you get back.

Thank PCassie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You get very good views of Paritutu Rock and Paraaki and Mataora islands from the walkway. Well worth a visit.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The best in New Zealand! If you love the fresh salt air you'll be in heaven when you walk this walkway. Ever since it was first built it just keeps getting better and better! Not to be missed whatever the weather!

Thank ColNP
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I recommend this walk whilst in New Plymouth, you see a variety of lovely views and you chose the distance to suit.

Thank Andysafrica11
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Loved the walkway both for walking and biking. Walked part near the Wand and post, then biked to Te Rewa Rewa Bridge.....totally amazing especially since the clouds parted and we had that awesome view of Mt Taranaki framed in the bridge. Bridge is a tribute...More

Thank christinec135
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I walked from wind want down to the port area around 6km return. Several places to eat or get a coffee at the port area. Some closed in winter but gusto was open. Keep to the left as many cycles and skaters.

Thank SusanH343
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Love this walkway. Great for a family outing by foot by scooter and by bike. The scenery is always changing with the rock pools the wind wand the sandstone cliffs with awesome shapes, the black sand beaches, te rewarewa bridge (how awesome is that) and...More

Thank Markyparknz
Reviewed 24 June 2018

There is no bad time to walk down this walkway but we happen to go at sunset. It was just stunning with the orange glow to the north/west. You dont need to be fit or particulary able to enjoy this lovely walk.

Thank Bronwyn H
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Love walking along here, listening to the sea, out in the fresh air, brilliant to see so many using this now!

Thank kandeb2016
Reviewed 28 May 2018

A wide concrete walkway that runs along the coast for miles from Port taranaki past New Plymouth and Fitzroy all the way to Bell Block. Great for runners, Joggers and for Cycling or skating. Along the way there are places to stop for a drink,,...More

Thank MikeL5544
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11 February 2018|
Response from Billis1965 | Reviewed this property |
As long as you like, it follows both the coast and the road
11 February 2018|
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Response from Alan B | Reviewed this property |
Just checked - 12.7km Hope this assists.