New Plymouth Coastal Walkway, New Plymouth

Must see · Scenic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
Feel the sea breeze, admire the views of Mount Taranaki, listen to the sound of breaking waves, and go for a relaxing stroll, jog, or bike ride at New Plymouth Coastal Walkway. The 12.7 km (7.9 mi) walkway stretches along a large part of the city's coast and serves as one of New Plymouth's favorite outdoor areas. Along its length, the walkway is lined with beaches and picnic areas as well as cultural and historical sites. Look for the Te Rewa Rewa Bridge, an architectural gem spanning the Waiwhakaiho River. If you're bringing your dog along for a stroll, make sure to always keep it on a leash. Using our custom trip planner, New Plymouth attractions like New Plymouth Coastal Walkway can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If no rain or less than 80% chances of rain , then you can do this!! Exceptional walk or run to the bridge and come back! It is the best way to know the city.  more »
  • An easy two or three hour ride with slight gradients and an excellent surface. There are seats along the way where you can rest and watch the waves rolling in and the Shaker Tin Coffee Caravan at...  more »
  • The part we ventured down was excellent! We spoke of the need for something the walkway when we lived in New Plymouth there in the eighties. lo and behold it happened, breathtaking.  more »

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