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One of the best designed, maintained and picturesque walkways in the world!

New Plymouth is a fantastic place to visit and the walkway must be one of the highlights. Safe... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Manohar S
Lovely walk

Great walk of which you can do a small walk or a very long walk. Lovely to see the coastline the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brigit B
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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Utterly spectacular 11km long walkway along the seafront in New Plymouth, New Zealand. Walk, ride skate or scoot from Bell Block in the north to Port Taranaki to the south taking in the stunning Te Rewa Rewa Bridge, three swimming beaches, a golf club, rolling farm land, rivers and various accessways to residential and shopping areas.
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“coastal walkway” (250 reviews)
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

New Plymouth is a fantastic place to visit and the walkway must be one of the highlights. Safe, well designed, and an easy walk along the coastline with wonderful sights and hidden away is the piece de la resistance, Te Rewa Rewa Bridge. The walkway...More

Thank Manohar S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great walk of which you can do a small walk or a very long walk. Lovely to see the coastline the Rewarewa Bridge is worth walking to

Thank Brigit B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This walkway-promenade runs for more than 10 kms along the coast, and can be used walking, jogging or cycling, rollerskating or walking the dog or ... Just magic.

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hired electric bikes and did the whole walkway with ease. Absolutely beautiful, stop-offs for food and plenty of stunning photo opportunities

Thank Barbiarbi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great activity to pass some time, you can start somewhere on the walk and basically go as far as you want. Watch out for the bikes though. Some of them are pretty fast.really enjoyed.

Thank stevenmaggie0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome walkway .. great distance if you want a long or short walk.. lots to see along the way.. wide with plenty of space for walkers and cyclists .. gorgeous on a lovely sunny day and still good if raining.. lots of nice art to...More

Thank Frances R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We biked the coastal walkway and what a fabulous job has been done of it. With most of it concreted and flat it was an easy ride, although we did strike a calm day. It would be spectacular when the sea is pounding in. Beautiful...More

Thank Lynda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a marvellous walk along the coast for 12 km or so. You have the option of starting in various locations and being close to the town so that you can adjust the walk to suit your ability and the need for coffee and...More

Thank Explore1995
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best thing they could have done building that costal walkway. I hired a bike and drove all the way. Was absolutely amazing!

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in both directions on different days. Nicely paved path which is popular with walkers, cyclists and skateboarders. Take care with cyclists - some have bells but others sneak up at pace behind you. Plenty of seats for rest stops and also other walkways...More

Thank Helen C
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2 May 2017|
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Response from Shane B | Reviewed this property |
Yes although we had our own bikes we saw several people/groups with hired bikes I am aware there is a place you can hire them at the port end of the walkway.
27 December 2014|
Response from NPDC_Marketing |
We have free mobility scooters available for hire. Please contact us on 06-759 6060 or enquiries@npdc.govt.nz to book.