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Twilight Beach Walk

Twilight Beach Walk

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  • Fri 28 Feb ’14, 4:30pm – 9:00pm


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


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Covers transport & host only: $25.00



Take a stroll along the wild west coast of New Zealand with this coastal walk, linking Foxton to Himatangi. Get dropped off by the bus at Foxton Beach, and start your walk North towards Himatangi Beach. Check out one of the Southern Hemisphere’s largest sand dune fields and keep an eye out for local wildlife swimming, flying or crawling past. Once you get to Himatangi, fish n’ chips will be on order for you to enjoy, picnic style as the sun disappears for the evening. Approximately 9kms of beach walking.

The Twilight Beach 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 below, bookings must be made online, there are no ticket sales on the day.

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