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Queen Elizabeth Park is the last area of natural dunes on Kapiti's coastline. Once part of a swathe of duneland stretching from Paekakariki to Foxton, the park reminds us how the coastline appeared before large-scale human settlement. Greater...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Queen Elizabeth Park | Paraparaumu, Paraparaumu 5034, New Zealand
We took a little side trip from our drive between Bulls and Wellington to stop for an hour at Queen Elizabeth Park. The location is secluded and pretty quiet and so made a good place to have a picnic lunch by the beach. There are...More
Having lived in close proximity to QE Park since moving to Raumati South around 1970. Myself and family have cycled most of the parks paved and unpaved roads and tracks. Suggest for first time visitors enter the Park from the Southern end.(Mackays Crossing) This is...More
I visited on a sunny but breezy morning after Christmas. I parked in the central car park and walked on the northwards on the inner land track, then cut across and walked back down the coastal track. The coastal track across the dunes is a...More
So just back from an overseas trip. So what does one do to get back up and going. That's easy, put on the shoes, get the warm clothes and jackets out and go for a walk.
Queen Elizabeth Path in Kapiti has heaps of options...More
We walked from the Paekakariki station to the beach first. Gorgeous day, sunny but the tide was coming in so wen we reached the park we cut inland.
The park is basically divided in 2 so we took the first path that followed the coast...More
This is a fabulous park north of wellington. There are lots of walking and cycle trails, picnic areas and grassy areas to play games with the kids or just relax.
The us Marines monument is worth taking a look at. It describes life for the...More
Really enjoyed riding my mountain bike around the sand dunes in the park. Well formed tracks - not too challenging for an older novice rider but there are some fairly steep gradients to keep you working! Beautiful scenery to enjoy while you ride. We rode...More