Track Grade: Walking Medium Track
Duration of Event: 3 – 4 hours
BOOKINGS CLOSE 8pm Friday 6 March 2020
Starting from and ending at the beautiful Victoria Esplanade in Palmerston North City, this walk 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, and 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 many stopping points along the walkways you will have time to learn more about the area and enjoy the scenery, making this a very rewarding walk.
Please bring adequate snacks and drink, and ensure you are wearing appropriate footwear.
A mini bus will bring you back from Bells Road, Linton, 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 8 March 2020, briefing starts at 8.45am
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 8.45am, with the walk commencing immediately after the briefing.
Limited to 25 people, book now to avoid disappointment.
BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL – no ticket sales on the day.