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Easy walking experience with scenic views, native bush, birds and water falls

Mangaone Walkway is a little known Kiwi "bush walk" just outside of Waikanae. The walk takes you... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Ivanovic63
Beautiful

Always a lovely walk, nice & easy. Close to Waikanae. Take a picnic. Stunning NZ scenery, a nice... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
CarrieEde
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Waikanae, New Zealand
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16 Mar 2018
“Easy walking experience with scenic views, native bush, birds and water falls”
9 Feb 2017
“Beautiful”
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Mangaone Walkway is a little known Kiwi "bush walk" just outside of Waikanae. The walk takes you along a forest trail, following the Waikanae stream as it finds its way through the rocks and hillside down to the Kapiti Coast. The trail is mostly shaded...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Always a lovely walk, nice & easy. Close to Waikanae. Take a picnic. Stunning NZ scenery, a nice escape from town.

Thank CarrieEde
Reviewed 17 January 2017

A great walk only 10-15 mins drive from Waikanae. Walk through bush with excellent paths. Can be a bit muddy after rain. Some uphill parts. Can take your time and a good family adventure. Walk 3/4 hr to a grassy clearing, enjoy the stream-a sit...More

1  Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Only did the short track , as the dog and I are getting older, lovely and peaceful, everyone I met said hi, I wish the camera battery hadn't died before I saw the wood pigeon.

2  Thank WellingtonNzSue
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a really nice bush walk, fairly flat. We have 4 and 5 year old kids and they can walk to the edge of the bush no problem, the walk goes all the way to the back of Te Horo but we seldom walk...More

4  Thank Bartholomews51
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This walk was really enjoyable and great on a hot summer day as you are often under the shade of some beautiful NZ bush. We crisscrossed over the waters via smaller bridges many times. The scenery changed frequently and the walk wasn't difficult. There was...More

1  Thank wilde0ne
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Well worth finding this track and making the hike over the hill to the beautiful Reikorangi valley where you may need a pick up. Or drive to the Valley end of the walkway, park, and do an in and out return. Yes there is a...More

1  Thank cossiefamily
Reviewed 31 July 2015

The southern end of this walkway is just 15 minutes drive from Waikanae and takes you through dense, cool forest. It's beautiful and contrary to other reports it is easy to keep your feet dry. All the little streams draining to the river have man...More

1  Thank HungryTravelerJ
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Start at the south end where there's a carpark and information board. This walkway is reasonably gentle, following an old bush tramway meandering above the Waikanae River. The River is bridged but there are tributary streams easily crossed along the way (and providing some wonderful...More

3  Thank Alison P
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