You can do the walk all the way to Durham Avenue in the south or make it into a loop walk by crossing over the river and returning down the other side. Use the form below to see what they have on offer. Then there’s the wonderfully natural Whitecliffs Walkway incorporating coastal mountains, rock formations and not to mention the white cliffs. There are a number of groups out there that can help with that. And it delivered. At one point in the track, you can choose to take an upper ridge track or the lower lakeside track. Marketed by Bayleys Taranaki. From New Plymouth’s central shops, head straight down to the coast. When you come out of Sir Victor Davies Park into the car park, walk towards and under the Vivian St. viaduct. Just like the Te Henui Walkway (see above) the Huatoki Walkway follows a stream through some of the best of New Plymouth’s parks, native bush and streets. One of these is the Wind Wand which “dances” with the wind. If you are biking, then go to Puke Ariki Park (next to the i-SITE) and take pedestrian tunnel under St Aubyn Street to the coast. The Lake Circuit walk starts from either the car park partway down Lake Access Road off State Highway 3 or from the car park at the end of the Lake Access Road. Paritutu Rock Walk is a great medium walk of 0.10kms, it'll take you around 15 minutes allowing for time to take photos. Travel insurance will protect you against illness, injury, theft, and cancellations. Take the Mangati Walkway to Bell Block Beach, walk the beach to where you will emerge at your finish point, Tiromoana Crescent. See the dramatic changes of the North Taranaki coastline from farmland to forest to mountains to, you guessed it, white cliffs. The walkway continues at the far end of the quarry (the bridge to your left provides access to Carrington St). Great views and that awesome bridge and unexpected croaking frogs in the wetlands by Bell Block. instead of Airbnb for all my accommodation now. Down at the New Plymouth waterfront you’ll find Puke Ariki (opens in new window), a wonderful museum and heritage centre, and the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre - New Zealand's first and only museum of contemporary art.It is also the nation's first institution dedicated to a single artist, the pioneering filmmaker and kinetic sculptor, Len Lye. The walkway follows the meandering Huatoki Stream from the foreshore to Tupari Reserve, winding through parks, native bush and city suburbs. Do you need to book in advance to visit New Plymouth Coastal Walkway? We also use cookies to show you the best of New Zealand on other platforms. New Plymouth, Taranaki By 25robtucker. We recommend booking New Plymouth Coastal Walkway tours ahead of time to secure your spot. It’s easy to walk manageable pieces, there are numerous parking lots and public washrooms, Whether on foot or cycling the coastal walkway is a fabulous asset to the town within yards of the busy streets is this tranquil footpath perfect to take a stroll, bike or clear the mind. Funeral Home Services for Colette are being provided by Eagars Funeral Services (New Plymouth Home). No, is the quick answer on any DOC land, although you can get a permit to fly your drone (from DOC), including private and non-commercial use. Was this information helpful? There are sculptures along the way. Previous 2 of 9 Next. The track continues diagonally to the left. You’ll also cross streams and its tributaries a few times and even see a small picturesque waterfall. The track then descends to a junction: the right leads to the Mt Messenger summit and the left continues to the end of the walkway in Tongaporutu (see below). From Bell Block Beach you can follow the Mangati Stream into the residential areas to De Havilland Drive and Parklands Avenue. There are more steps involved in this very pretty section of the walkway. After walking passed Lake Rotomanu we arrived onto the pathway at the, The New Plymouth Costal Walkway is a pedestrian and cycleway goes for miles and miles...8 miles to be exact. Current Page. For more inspiration for New Plymouth, head on over to our New Plymouth – Guide for Backpackers. Amazing coastal walk - great coffee stops along the way, An easy walk to great beaches with coffee shops along the way. Use DOC Maps to help you find each region. The steepest piece of the track is next, before descending to Brois St. Auction. Well worth it. As it is a 10km concrete path, you can easily walk, run, bike, wheelchair, longboard, skate, scooter, blade, or whatever comes to mind. The rock embankment you will see on the right was built as part of the railway that used to run through here before it was moved to the coast. Walter WALL passed away in New Plymouth, Taranaki. Look for the concrete path to follow, just to the right. Do it. The Coastal Walkway steals a lot of limelight in New Plymouth, but the river walkways are also something not to be missed. Looks cheap until you get to pay. This is a pocket of regenerating native bush. The walkway runs between the Wind Wand sculpture on the coast and the Tupari Reserve. The Te Henui River banks filled with native and exotic plants offer a completely different environment in New Plymouth. Cross Ariki St. and walk up the eastern side of Brougham St, New Plymouth’s original main street. Once you reach Mill Rd. It works out cheaper, they don’t have those extra “Service Fees” or extra “cleaning fees”. Starting from the coastal end, the stream mouth is beside the Wind Wand. New Plymouth Coastal Walkway: A fine walk - See 1,628 traveler reviews, 563 candid photos, and great deals for New Plymouth, New Zealand, at Tripadvisor. Once you reach the end of the beach and walk up the Waiwhakaiho River for a bit and cross the iconic Te Rewa Rewa Bridge. New Plymouth is spoilt for choice when it comes to walking whether it is from ‘A to B’ or just for recreation. We all know the feeling of arriving in a new city with an eagerness to explore but still keeping to our tight backpacker budgets. The walk starts at the mouth of the stream beside Len Lye’s Wind Wand sculpture on New Plymouth’s foreshore. Marketed by Bayleys Taranaki. Funeral Home Services for Colette are being provided by Eagars Funeral Services (New Plymouth Home). A scenic lake and forest area sits just south of New Plymouth. You can access the walk from the west end of Bell Block Beach or via the Coastal Walkway off Ellesmere Avenue. Walk among lush green forest, which is a taste of the forest found in Egmont National Park. Get there for low tide and walk along the coast for about 10 minutes. Art gallery, Taranaki By imagesnzimages. Just like the Te Henui Walkway (see above) the Huatoki Walkway follows a stream through some of the best of New Plymouth’s parks, native bush and streets. Amazing coastal walk - great coffee stops along the way, An easy walk to great beaches with coffee shops along the way. This is the lower part of the Huatoki Domain. You’ll now be walking beside the river to an old quarry. Getting out of Auckland for a much needed break, we were recommended this track for a bike ride. See and Do The coastal walk at Hickford Park allows you to see one of the few remaining natural wetlands in Taranaki, Waipu Lagoons, where you’ll see a variety of birds. Return the car park the same way. The stream runs between Puke Ariki Landing and the Centre City mall. Cherished character home seeks new family Vogeltown, 50 Ballance Street. Below are our favourite walks & hiking tracks in New Plymouth for your enjoyment. Cross Ariki St. and walk up the eastern side of Brougham St, New Plymouth’s original main street. Just 3km from New Plymouth on State Highway 3 is the Meeting of the Waters scenic reserve.