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Great walk with spectacular views

Have done this walk on our last Visit to Mangonui three years ago! Repeated the walk three times... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
lindiloo3
,
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
via mobile
A must do in Mangonui

Loved following this trail and there are so many interesting spots with incredible views.The... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
PennyPie
,
Christchurch, New Zealand
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“pa site” (2 reviews)
“walk up” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Mangonui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Have done this walk on our last Visit to Mangonui three years ago! Repeated the walk three times this visit. Slight hill climb, great bit of exercise! Lovely trees and plants that are grown on the walk at also makes it interesting. Lovely completing the...More

Thank lindiloo3
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Loved following this trail and there are so many interesting spots with incredible views.The history of the wee town is huge and you get to walk up to the old Pa site where the view of Doubtless Bay is extensive. A lovely town to walk...More

Thank PennyPie
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A local Mangonui resident took me on this walk on a sunny day. What a wonderful experience. A quick trek through a bush and up the local roads .. a visit to the old schoolhouse.. an easy short climb up the Pa ..

Thank countrywriter
Reviewed 3 March 2017

A very cute walk showing old buildings and heritage of the area - if you like history its worth it. The area also had superb beaches - nice cafes and is very scenic. I would suggest tourists would love this area - I'm a kiwi...More

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 11 December 2016

A pleasant way to explore this quaint little harbour full of history. Not entirely on the level for the older tourists but still manageable by most if you take your time. Some of the views make it well worthwhile.

Thank JohnPaul1950
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This trail gives a great overview of the history of the area and includes some wonderful old buildings. A good walk.

Thank Terence M
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Really interesting history of place. There were some good historic photose in theFresh and Tasty of the place in early times. Mill Bay has many good little plaques which are worth the time to read

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 7 September 2016

we mainly drove and checked off places from the guide (downloaded before we got there, but available in the village) nice to find out who used to live and work in the various well maintained buildings.

1  Thank Corinne J
Reviewed 2 April 2016

A very easy walk although we did it in a way that did not follow exactly what was on the map (we did the Sailors Graves after the newer Mangonui School). It enabled us to appreciate the historical importance of the area without having to...More

Thank alleyt1989
Reviewed 23 February 2016

I thought it was wonderful that people have taken the time to research the history of the area and have shared that history with visitors. There were some really interesting fact along the way.

Thank chickpea1961
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