Lovely scenery, firm stepping stones, natural resources and a breath of fresh air on the way. There was the river on one side, mountains up ahead and mainzeal works on the left.
The Otaki River has a delightfully remote feeling and yet is still so close to town and SH1. There is nothing quite like coming back from Wellington, popping on togs and finding your favourite swimming hole. From the chill of the river at the Otaki Forks to the us warmed spot near the river mouth it is wonderful. The walk... 更多
You can start the walk by the Otaku river bridge and walk in either direction. Personally we prefer to walk up stream as it has a nice little forestry but and a pretty section with a picnic bench by the river that you can stop for a picnic at. Down stream is a little more industrial as you walk along... 更多
Beautiful easy walk weather it be cycled, walked. run or on horseback its a gorgeous walk! It can be as long as four hours walk for the full return trip or as short as you want by just turning back at any point.
A great, easy walk along the river. It is quite long, but not hard to do. You can walk up the river, towards the hills, or down towards the sea. There is parking, just off the State highway. One day we took bikes, and that was good too. There are supposed to be trout in the river but my husband... 更多
Nice walk if you follow the river on the rocks .... But then you'll need good walking shoes ! If you follow only the trail we found it unfortunate that for a long time you don't see the river !! Nice views of the mountain.
Walked this on a sunny Winter's day and loved the variety of scenery and native trees planted along the river. Delightful 2 hour walk.