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Manawatu River Pathway

Manawatu River Pathway

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  • Sun 2 Mar ’14, 10:00am – 1:00pm


Palmerston North City i-SITE Visitor Centre , The Square, Palmerston North


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Transport and host only: $10.00



Experience the ever-changing views of the Manawatu River and its surrounds on this open, flat walk which follows the River from the end of Maxwells Line through to Riverside Drive.

Option 1 starts at Adventure Playground, Victoria Esplanade, and goes south towards Maxwells Line and return (2 hours)
Option 2 starts at Adventure Playground, Victoria Esplanade, and goes north up to Riverside Drive and return (3 hours)

The Manawatu River Pathway Walk is part of the Manawatu Walking Festival which runs over the weekend 28 February – 2nd March 2014 and is focused on bringing together walkers from around New Zealand to experience the variety of great walks in the Manawatu.

This festival has walks for all ages and fitness levels, with plenty of options to choose from including the iconic Manawatu Gorge Track through native bush, a twilight beach walk where you can get sand between your toes and an urban art and sculpture walk to soak up the City culture. There is even a vineyard tour with tasting and a farm walk thrown in for good measure.

Hosting this festival is a wide range of experts ranging from tramping guides and historians through to storytellers, nature experts, experienced walkers and photographers – all of whom are wanting to share their knowledge to help enhance your walking experience in Manawatu.

For more information see the website above, bookings must be made online, there are no ticket sales on the day.

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