Walking and Cycling Tracks

Waipu Bike Hire

Waipu bike hire

Are you visiting Waipu and wish you could get around a little easier?  Hire a bike and bike the Waipu Walkway & Cycle Track out to Riverside Drive, and maybe continue along Cove Rd to Waipu Cove? We have mountain bikes for hire. Give us a call to hire one of our bikes and enjoy…

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Mangawhai Walking Weekend 2017

mangawhai walking weekend 2017

24-25-26 March Organiser of the Mangawhai Walking Weekend, Dorothy Freeman, tells us bookings are strongly ahead of last year, with a large number of new participants joining in.  There is an enthusiastic cast of local guides waiting to show you secret pathways and byways, and entertainers Shane and the Shazam band will be with us…

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Ready, Set, Go! Waipu Cycle & Walkway Opening


Save the date for the official opening of the Waipu Cycle and Walkway  When:  Sunday 14th August 10am  Where:  NSP Car Park (opp 60 Cove Road)  Refreshments & Information Stand Festivities/ formalities  will be held in the NSP car park, starting at 10am when everyone can have a ride or walk on the trail and come back…

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Mangawhai Walking Weekend 1-3 April

mangawhai walking weekend 2015

It is 17 years since the Mangawhai Walking Weekend began, and it has gone from strength to strength, with hundreds attending each year, and a wide variety of options for everyone from serious walkers to those who want to stroll. Mangawhai Walking Weekend 1-3 April 2016 Last year it set up as a Trust and the funds…

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Waipu Coastal Trail open now to Ding Bay

Pancake Rocks, Waipu Coastal Trail

Known locally now as The McKenzie trail, this walk now extends from Waipu Cove all the way to beautiful Ding Bay. This magnificent coastal trail is a tribute to the work of local man Alan McKenzie who worked tirelessly on the trail. Alan lobbied Whangarei District Council, with support of the Waipu Residents and Ratepayers…

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Cycling out at Marsden Cove

A beautiful clear sky winter’s day today and we decided to drive out to Marsden Cove with the bikes.  I know serious bikers actually bike all the way there from Waipu and even further, but I am a non-serious biker who nevertheless enjoys exploring corners by bike.  We parked at the beginning of Marsden Bay…

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Walk from Waipu Cove to Langs Beach Safely

From the Bream Bay News Work to complete the roadside footpath between Waipu Cove and Langs Beach is underway. The first half of the path from the Waipu Cove end to the top of the hill was put in a number of years ago out of concerns for the safety of pedestrians using the road.…

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