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Walk run or stroll!

You can access this walk from rapahoe beach or Cobden beach. You don't have to go all the way over... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
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An easy walk for most this trek doesn't fail to deliver from the well maintained track to the... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
Hayley S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Off State Highway 6, Greymouth, New Zealand
+64 3-768 0427
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

You can access this walk from rapahoe beach or Cobden beach. You don't have to go all the way over and back you can go to the look out and back or whatever suits you. Lookout is halfway ish maybe closer to the Cobden side...More

2  Thank ahooky
Reviewed April 2, 2018

An easy walk for most this trek doesn't fail to deliver from the well maintained track to the stunning views and photo ops . If you start at the Cobden end of the track you can visit the Rapahoe pub at the other end for...More

2  Thank Hayley S
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

A nice gentle trek. Takes about 40 mins (oneway) if your walking at a good pace. Take sunscreen if it’s hot out, although the path is mostly shaded. Terrain is moderate, the views along the way are great and especially when you get to the...More

1  Thank Spindo84
Reviewed February 22, 2018

We started the walk from the Greymouth end. There are lovely views behind you of Mt. Cook in the distance.This is a pretty track through rainforest with dappled shade and the sound of the waves breaking against the cliffs as you walk. From either side...More

1  Thank chrysalis77
Reviewed February 18, 2018

On a nice day, a short walk with great views over the rough Tasman Sea surf, with flax around on the headland

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Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Worth spending some time walking this trail by the ocean. Put a hat on and sunscreen protection during summer.

Thank Johnmir13
Reviewed December 1, 2017

Great walk along the coast, even better in the sunshine. Would be perfect for a run, we ran bits of it as we walked.

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Amazing walk to be taken in summer while the weather is good. Outstanding views out to the Tasman Sea, looking up towards the Coast Road. Lovely tramping through the bush, hearing the bird life and on the odd occasion while looking out to sea, spot...More

Thank Antony602016
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot. Don't be deceived by the flat path at the beginning as you leave the car park, a constant steep incline awaits. After that, the track winds through the forest. We reached the look out in less than an hour. The track was quite...More

1  Thank AliceM4137
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Ready walk through lovely bush. Good well maintained track. A few seats along the way to rest and enjoy the views. We only did the walk from the Greymouth end as far as the lookout which took about an hour each way.

1  Thank Angela M
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May 2, 2018|
Response from Matthew M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry for the slow reply. The sea is visible the entire time although going from the northern end would get you to a slight lookout point easier :)