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I went this afternoon for a walk while in Whangarei. Was a great track with some lovely views in the sun. Really liked the bridge and was lucky enough to see the bridge being raised. Allowing time for photos it took me about 1h30min to...More
The "Loop" is the well known and very popular 4.2km/2.6 mile track along the tidal river in Whangarei.
It follows the water's edge all the way around, taking in the Town Basin (with it's souvenir shops, galleries, bars, restaurants and cafés), covered Canopy Bridge, the...More
This walk (starting from the town basin marina) is a lovely circular walk along the town basin, approx 4.2k's in total. Along wide and good pathways you will see the Canopy bridge, marina , shops, restaurants, moorings and quirky boatsheds as well as a lot...More
The Hatea Loop is a pleasant 4.2 km circuit around the town basin. It is a gentle walk that has a path all the way around and lots of water fountains to drink from.
The highlight is Te Matau a Pohe, the "Fishhook of Pohe",...More
It takes about an hour to walk this 4.2km loop track beside the estuary. The track is wide and concreted, suitable for strollers etc. There are several interesting sculptures and historical information boards along the way. And at the end, you can have coffee in...More
We walked the Hatea loop twice on our two night stay in Whangarei. It is a real gem for the city. The walk itself is not too strenuous but it provides an excellent view of the city and the river. Highlights are the unique Te...More
The Hatea loop is part of the Whangarei parkrun which is a free run/walk event every Saturday morning at 8 am from the carpark at Te Matau A Pohe bridge. The loop is one of the most popular walking tracks in Whangarei as walk on...More
Beautiful 4 kms loop around Whangarei Basin and part of the harbour. It will take you down to the "Hook" Te Matau a Pohe bridge, then back to the city trough a second smaller pedestrian and cycle bridge, through lawns with sculptures and signs with...More