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Tora Coastal Walk

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Spectacular scenery, gourmet food and warm rural hospitality – the Tora Coastal Walk is the best-loved privately run walk in New Zealand. This exhilarating three-day walk takes you to private hill-country farms, river valleys, native bush, hilltop...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Waiwera, RD2, Martinborough, New Zealand
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All reviews native bush days walking wonderful hosts homemade baking wonderful weekend night's accommodation wellington airport food was fantastic great accommodation comfortable accommodation new friends group of friends beautiful scenery new zealand tramp farmland packs
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In February we challenged ourselves to complete the Tora Walk - we did it ! What a great experience- some spectacular scenery, great food and hospitality! The weather was kind to us so we were able to meander through the bush looking at the birds...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

The Tora Coastal Walk is in one of the loveliest coastal areas of NZ. A 3 day tramp through farmland, forest and coast, staying in well appointed cottage, lodge and shearers' quarters, with all gourmet meals supplied, and no packs to carry ! A tramper's...More

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SarahB14716, Public Relations Manager at Tora Coastal Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, and what great feedback! We're so pleased you enjoyed the whole experience - even the up and downhill challenges! Many thanks.

Reviewed 12 May 2018

Four of us got together to see if we were up for the challenge, turns out we were! It's been 6 months since we did this walk and we're still talking about it. The scenery, the great people we became friends with, the food and...More

Thank Lesley B
SarahB14716, Public Relations Manager at Tora Coastal Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a fantastic review! You will definitely have to come back and do the whole thing again, we love the idea of repeat visitors. Thanks again for your kind words, very much appreciated.

Reviewed 5 May 2018

Loved our walk last week. The scenery is varied and the walk is enough of a challenge to feel you have achieved something at the end of the day but not so exhausting you can't enjoy the social nature of the evenings. The food was...More

Thank 620hanna
SarahB14716, Public Relations Manager at Tora Coastal Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our walk, and describing the balance we aim for here - both challenging and relaxing. So pleased you enjoyed your experience. Thanks again!

Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We are three couples (mainly retirees) and we can't praise this walk enough. Challenging at times for our level of fitness but certainly not too hard. The owners are so welcoming to their guests and the accommodation and food was to the highest standards. This...More

Thank Margreet S
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Can’t recommend this walk enough. Good walking through varied scenery each day. Fabulous food a d fabulous hosts. A wonderful way to enojoy the rugged Wairarapa Coast.

Thank KathrynSauck
Reviewed 22 April 2018

The other excellent reviews are spot-on. When we arrived at the first night's accommodation (the night before the first day of walking) we bumped into some of the previous group who were just about to depart for home. The first thing they told us was...More

Thank HayesNZ
Rachael F, Public Relations Manager at Tora Coastal Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Ooooh, thank you for the great feedback! Thrilled to hear you had a fantastic time, and that you enjoyed the food! We do hear people say that before they did the walk, they hoped they might lose a kilo or two, but our food puts...More

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This is no walk in the park but achievable even for those in their sixties. Our hosts were friendly, our accommodation on 2 nights basic but comfortable. Middle night was excellent. Food was plentiful & delcious. Scenery glorious. Only wish we had taken cheese &...More

Thank 255060Rose
Rachael F, Public Relations Manager at Tora Coastal Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks for your feedback - great to hear you enjoyed your time. Good idea on the cheese and biscuits - we'll add that as a suggestion for people to bring if they too would like a pre dinner snack. We can pop any items that...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

What an amazing experience. Kiri was great to deal with when I booked our group and the weekend walking, relaxing and eating was fabulous. The accomodation was comfortable and Stoney Bay Lodge a real treat. It was so nice having our packs carried, so we...More

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Rachael F, Public Relations Manager at Tora Coastal Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks so much for the wonderful review, so thrilled to hear you had a memorable time.

Reviewed 4 April 2018

The Tora Coastal Walk was really great - thoroughly enjoyed everything. The scenery was interesting, particularly the bush on the third day and the coast (we saw seals at the beach). It was great to visit such a remote part of NZ. All the accommodation...More

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Rachael F, Public Relations Manager at Tora Coastal Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks for the lovely review - and to hear that you enjoyed your entire experience. We agree that a stop in Martinborough is very worthwhile - we are so lucky to have Martinborough Wine Village on our doorstep! Many thanks,

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Google Tora and it has everything on site. Shared room up to 5 or 2s or 4beds. Shared bathrooms . Food is amazing
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