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The Whakatane District Council has done well with the development of the River Walk. It is a great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Whakatane, New Zealand
Great walk in the spring sunshine

Short or long, walk or jog or cycle - a great spot to visit - either end or start in the middle... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Rus H
Gisborne, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Whakatane District Council has done well with the development of the River Walk. It is a great asset to our town. I love biking or walking down the riverbank walk. It is safe away from traffic and a healthy place to exercise as you...More

Thank rk0kk
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Short or long, walk or jog or cycle - a great spot to visit - either end or start in the middle. Neat sunset views over the boats and river.

Thank Rus H
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great walk with an interesting view of the Whakatane River, Saltmud Flats, boat’s and general activity, from the river to the Sea. Walk starts near the Whakatane Bridge, Rowing Club end and finishes at The Heads, where the sea at times thunders in. Walk can...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

A really nice, river side walk which is perfect for the doggies (they may be on or off leash). A good distance too.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is an amazing place to stroll, walk. cycle or run. Absolutly incredible sunsets back over the bridge.

Thank Leigh C C
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The town of Whakatane have done a wonderful job building this river walk. It takes you right along the river through town for many Kms. There is lots to see along thr route

Thank gjsamson
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Went for walk it was very good but boring as well, awesome scenery but people with pets can be difficult. Pets should be restricted or should be chained

Thank Samarpreetc
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Set right on the banks of the river its an easy stroll. Watch out for the local waka team training along the shore and the many sea birds

Thank 471Sandraa
Reviewed 20 April 2018

This river walk,bike ride is beautiful,it’s well used and around every corner a view of the river,and birds, well worth it

Thank KarenM9543
Reviewed 20 April 2018

I cycle the length of the walk two or three times a week. People, pets, cycles, and a nice view of the Whakatane Heads in the distance.

Thank jkpmd
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