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Do this walk a lot

Great walk with an interesting view of the Whakatane River, Saltmud Flats, boat’s and general... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Whakatane, New Zealand
via mobile
Great for dogs!

A really nice, river side walk which is perfect for the doggies (they may be on or off leash). A... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Dave W
Rotorua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great walk with an interesting view of the Whakatane River, Saltmud Flats, boat’s and general activity, from the river to the Sea. Walk starts near the Whakatane Bridge, Rowing Club end and finishes at The Heads, where the sea at times thunders in. Walk can...More

Thank brunnies
Reviewed 20 June 2018

A really nice, river side walk which is perfect for the doggies (they may be on or off leash). A good distance too.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is an amazing place to stroll, walk. cycle or run. Absolutly incredible sunsets back over the bridge.

Thank Leigh C C
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The town of Whakatane have done a wonderful job building this river walk. It takes you right along the river through town for many Kms. There is lots to see along thr route

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Went for walk it was very good but boring as well, awesome scenery but people with pets can be difficult. Pets should be restricted or should be chained

Thank Samarpreet c
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Set right on the banks of the river its an easy stroll. Watch out for the local waka team training along the shore and the many sea birds

Thank 471Sandraa
Reviewed 20 April 2018

This river walk,bike ride is beautiful,it’s well used and around every corner a view of the river,and birds, well worth it

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I cycle the length of the walk two or three times a week. People, pets, cycles, and a nice view of the Whakatane Heads in the distance.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 2 April 2018

A peaceful walk alongside the river with places of tranquility and places of busy fun. Whether you want to jog, cycle or walk there's room for everyone and with plenty of action on the river there's plenty to watch.

Thank robinstanford2012
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Rent a bike and ride down the river walk. It’s a flat and easy ride. The bike rental is only $10 available from the I-site building. There’s a few historical sites you can stop and see and easy access to Ohope beach.

Thank Brittany B
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