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Great family walk

What was intended to be a family walk of us 5, grew into a group walk with 4 other families... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Darryn G
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Lovely, but be prepared for wind on the return journey.

I've seen lots of comments saying this is a great bike trail for families, but to be honest we... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Bollenz
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What was intended to be a family walk of us 5, grew into a group walk with 4 other families. Brilliant 14km return walk. It gets pretty breezy out towards the lighthouses, but wrap up and you'll be fine.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Darryn G
Reviewed 16 October 2018

I've seen lots of comments saying this is a great bike trail for families, but to be honest we found the wind tough going on the way back - and I am a seasoned Wellingtonian! If you're taking small children, don't go too far around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bollenz
Reviewed 13 October 2018

A lovely scenic drive around the coast of wellington took us to Pencarrow Lodge. We were given a delicious morning tea of coffee or tea. Then we had a talk about the farm and their dogs. A demonstration of dogs rounding the sheep up. These...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jo R
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is a great walk to do in Wellington and is easily accessible - you can get a bus from the central city to the start of this walk, walk as much or as little as you like, and then catch the bus back again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Narziss
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Hired a bike from The Bike Shed and went for a nice leisurely ride to the lighthouse, then went and explored the lakes nearby. The southerly wind wasn't much fun on the way out, but nothing an extra layer of clothing can't fix - make...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank miss_smash2700
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Ride your bike or just walk or go for a run. The path is good and made up of stones so easy flat going. Walk to the light house is a lot longer than it looks so take water and rain clothes and sun tan...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 854DP
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This is a great place to take your bike and ride the trails, as most of it is flat so it is good for people of any fitness level. however it can get very windy and cold so make sure you go prepared.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TristanM670
Reviewed 27 May 2018

During a day exploring the other side of the Wellington bay, I found this beautiful place to do some cycling along the coastline until reach the Pencarrow lighthouse.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank patolincl
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Hired some bikes from 'The Bike Shed' which has a store at the end of the road. Rode up to the Pencarrow Lighthouse and The Bluffs, had lunch (take your own), then rode back to the the road end. Took 3 1/2 hours, taking our...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MikeAKL
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I did this trip as a shore excursion on a cruise and it was great. The coach took us right round the coastline, along the conservation track past the light houses and up to Pencarrow Lodge where we had morning tea and a sheepdog display....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Jessica S
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Just did walk today and signs everywhere saying dogs must be kept on leads at all times. There are wild goats and rabbits around.
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