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Burgess Park (Meeting of The Waters)

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Love this spot

Have done this walk four times over the past 2 months & really enjoyed it each time - lovely flat... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Meeting of the Waters/ Araheke walk

This was a delightful surprise. Turn off highway where signposted to Meeting of the Waters. Once... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
Porirua, New Zealand
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  • Poor6%
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“river”(4 reviews)
“track”(3 reviews)
State Highway 3, 361 Junction Road, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely areas of river & lakeside with the ducks & people enjoying the views. The spot where you normally can see Mt Taranaki from was covered in cloud, however the surrounding area was still worth a good look. Ideal for a picnic & some time...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 1AnnetteA
Reviewed 3 October 2018

It was very peaceful just to hear the river and watch how it changes at different times. lovely views

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rwilms1
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice and tranquil spot for a picnic or just to chill out in the woods. I got some of my weddings photos here so it defiantly is a Beautiful spot

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Brittany M
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I probably should have researched this place before visiting. Instead I drove in on a whim, having passed the brown sign countless times in SH3. I'm reluctant to rate the park as what someone thinks probably depends on what they're looking for. Not far inside...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank iizogii
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I love this place ... the reviewer who said there is nothing to see obviously went to the wrong garden. This place is magical and peaceful and I recommend to all visitors

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Chelovik
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Have done this walk four times over the past 2 months & really enjoyed it each time - lovely flat walk through the Forrest beside the river, very tranquil - our visitors enjoyed this walk also

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank ClareGrant
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We started this walk, saw the Meeting of the Waters, which was nice, kept walking through basically overgrown pathways still following the orange markers until we came to another bridge on the Araheke Walk. At this stage we decided to return the way we had...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This was a delightful surprise. Turn off highway where signposted to Meeting of the Waters. Once parked take the right hand path and in just a couple of minutes u can see the meeting of the waters. Along the narrow path then over the rustic...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank WellingtonJen
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Clean and feeling particularly artistic city. I want to come again, I feel would like to live. When the road was blocked in advance the cause of death. Angry and even now when I think something back an hour! (Even insealed road.....)

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank limeapple
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Lovely easy walk 3-4 km (1.5-2.5 mi) along a well formed track. While there is a short narrow section elevated over the river, this is manageable for most able bodied people. The walk is beautiful and not strenuous. Unfortunately there are two (or three) fence...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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