Track Grade: Walking Medium Track
Duration of Event: 3 – 4 hours
BOOKINGS CLOSE 8pm Friday 5 March 2021
This walk begins at the beautiful Victoria Esplanade in Palmerston North City, then travels along and over the Manawatu River on the new walkway bridge, He Ara Kotahi that goes from the city to Bells Road Linton Military Camp. This walk will take you through a number of small forests, One being Keebles Bush a native podocarp broadleaf forest. You’ll experience great views across the city, and over the Manawatu River out to the Tararua and Ruahine Ranges, to Massey University and our beautiful surrounding countryside. With stopping points along the walkway you will have time to learn more about the area, including the newly created Eel feeding platform as well as the Kahutarawa Stream Restoration Project and enjoy the scenery, making this a very rewarding walk.
Please bring adequate snacks and drink, and ensure you are wearing appropriate footwear.
A bus will bring you back from Bells Road, Linton at 2.45pm, to the start of the walk in the Esplanade.
After this walk, there is the opportunity to visit the Wildbase Recovery Centre and enjoy a rest, some conversation and a refreshment at the Esplanade Café.
Date: Sunday 7 March 2021, briefing starts at 11.15am
Distance: Approximately 7km
Track Grade: Medium
Walking Time: Cost: $10 per person. Refreshments at the cafe are at your own cost.
Depart: Croquet Club, Victoria Esplanade, Manawaroa Street, (off Fitzherbert Avenue), Palmerston North. Car park available next to the Croquet Club/Striders/Cricket Rooms (behind Esplanade Cafe) – Briefing starts at 11.00am, with the walk commencing immediately after the briefing.
Limited to 20 people, book now to avoid disappointment.
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL – no ticket sales on the day.
Bookings can also be made at any venue Eventfinda tickets are sold, please note a $3.00 per ticket booking fee will apply. Click here for the venues