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“bell block”(125 reviews)
“coastal walkway”(290 reviews)
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Utterly spectacular 11km long walkway along the seafront in New Plymouth, New Zealand. Walk, ride skate or scoot from Bell Block in the north to Port Taranaki to the south taking in the stunning Te Rewa Rewa Bridge, three swimming beaches, a golf...more
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All reviews bell block coastal walkway te rewa rewa bridge great walk bike ride full length wind wand great asset hired bikes fitzroy beach mt taranaki beautiful scenery fresh air easy walk sunny day all ages tasman sea
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Reviewed yesterday

Great day spent riding with the kids. Spectacular photo opportunites for photographers. Pack a picnic or head back to town for lunch......

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FamilyChisholm
Reviewed yesterday

Great, we rode bicycles along, is well set out and easy to navigate. Coffee shop along the way and places to stop

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sandy T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This walk goes for 13 kms but we mostly went to see the bridge, surroundings & where it led to. Unusual shape ... has the appearance of a whale boned skeleton & is highly sought as a picture perfect spot for the angles it can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 1AnnetteA
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can start and finish wherever you want to suit any member of the family. There are swimming spots, fishing spots, playgrounds, coffee/snack stops, photo ops and picnic/rest areas all along the walkway for you to enjoy. Great also for bikes, scooters and roller blades...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AuntyLe0
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place to run and walk with stunning views! I have been here 2 years ago and really like this city, nice local people!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Colin P
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Coastal Walkway is great. Where-ever you start it's a great walk, run or bike ride. Get a coffee at East End Beach or Fitzroy surf club, see the Te Rewarewa Bridge, head towards the Port & Wind Wand, it really is a great place...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stuarto29
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is an awesome walk whether for exercise or just to relax. Kids of all ages like it and it's great for scooters, trikes or bikes as well. Also can stop for great coffee

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We hired bikes from Cycle Inn for $20 each a day. We rode all the way to the end, over the bridge, passed the beaches, through the paddocks and back. Then back through town and out to the long pier. What a great way to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jenwal23
Reviewed 6 days ago

We only had about 2 hours and wanted to see as much of this coastal walkway as we could, so we rented a couple of electric bikes. They were really fun to ride, got us nearly to the end before we had to turn back,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RachelinKabul
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best walkway/ cycleways ever. It is such a stunning 11km . Such a wide area that it can accommodate people walking or cycling together without indecent. There are loads of access points to join or leave the walkway and as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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brianjon2015
15 October 2018|
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Response from Bryony T | Reviewed this property |
The current length of the walkway is 12.7 km. Allow up to 2.5 hours.
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brianjon2015
15 October 2018|
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Response from SarahB14315 | Reviewed this property |
Gosh,it took us about an hour to walk from East End Reserve to the Wind Wand and back @ 4 to 4.5 km with quite a few stops for photos. The whole walk is about 13km so 3 hours maybe??? We are average fitness and it was easy... More
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wenza54
29 April 2018|
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Response from Christine5203 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we took our own bikes. I'm pretty sure there is somewhere - perhaps google it.
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