Ahuriri Estuary Walk, Napier

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Take your binoculars to Ahuriri Estuary Walk for enviable views of wading birds and aquatic plant life. The well-maintained boardwalk stretches out into the water, giving access to those in wheelchairs or strollers. The ecosystem of the lake features interdependent communities of birds, fish, insects, and plant life. With over 70 species of migratory and resident birds, the walk remains a favorite among birdwatchers and budding nature enthusiasts alike. Plan to visit Ahuriri Estuary Walk during your Napier vacation using our convenient Napier trip planner .
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  • You can found many sea creatures and birds. Good place to bring kids and pets. Short walk for just 1hr  more »
  • This is a 4.5 km round trip, there are so many wading birds to watch, on a full tide you can see small crabs going about their business  more »
  • 40 mins walk around the estuary. Great. Nice easy walk, lots of things to look at and beautiful scenery. I used to walk here daily and never tired of it. Family friendly dogs okay but only on a lead a...  more »

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