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Whakatane river walk, a nice wide walkway.

Walking, bicycle and animal friendly. Almost a meeting place for a quick chat for the regular uses... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Whakatane, New Zealand
Tales from the Riverbank

Really enjoyed this walk and the District Council must be congratulated on this development. This a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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The Strand, Whakatane, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Walking, bicycle and animal friendly. Almost a meeting place for a quick chat for the regular uses. Good lighting for those who prefer their exercise when the heat of the day has gone.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kiwi4112015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this walk and the District Council must be congratulated on this development. This a safe walk that can be enjoyed by many people - old; young ; walkers or joggers; cyclists; dog handlers; prams; wheelchairs. Very scenic with lots of interesting things going...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davidwilliambarnes
Reviewed 27 October 2018

The Whakatane District Council has done well with the development of the River Walk. It is a great asset to our town. I love biking or walking down the riverbank walk. It is safe away from traffic and a healthy place to exercise as you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rk0kk
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Short or long, walk or jog or cycle - a great spot to visit - either end or start in the middle. Neat sunset views over the boats and river.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rus H
Reviewed 6 August 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Samarpreetc
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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 471Sandraa
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