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Whakatane River Walk

The Strand, Whakatane, New Zealand
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Great for dogs!

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dave W
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Rotorua, New Zealand
Way to go Whakatane!!

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leigh C C
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Whakatane, New Zealand
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  • Average5%
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“pleasant walk” (10 reviews)
“easy walk” (11 reviews)
“bike ride” (9 reviews)
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The Strand, Whakatane, New Zealand
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"pleasant walk"
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"town centre"
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"fishing club"
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"lovely scenery"
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"access points"
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"fishing boats"
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"relaxing stroll"
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"historical sites"
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"fish and chips"
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"both directions"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Leigh C C
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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

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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 Samarpreet c
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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
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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 Karen M
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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 Julie P
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

A peaceful walk alongside the river with places of tranquility and places of busy fun. Whether you want to jog, cycle or walk there's room for everyone and with plenty of action on the river there's plenty to watch.

Thank robinstanford2012
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Rent a bike and ride down the river walk. It’s a flat and easy ride. The bike rental is only $10 available from the I-site building. There’s a few historical sites you can stop and see and easy access to Ohope beach.

Thank Brittany B
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Walked along the river walk from Warehouse to the Wharf, very pleasant strolling along and then sitting on one of the many seats along the area, launches moored at the marina and Information Centre just off the walk.

Thank Wilma R
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