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Waikari Village Walkway

Duration of walk: 30 - 45 minutes
How to get there: Start location: on State Highway 7 opposite the Weka Pass Railway station
Intensity: DOC119b-Path-Short-walk-bw Small
Description of walk:  Village WalkwayA picturesque walkway that follows the old rail line overlooking houses on one side and rolling paddocks on the other. The 2½ km long, wide track allows for walkers of all ages and abilities to move freely.

The choice of carrying on to the Village Green walkway or returning via the footpath on Princes Street is dependent on your time frame. The loop back through the village will take approximately 30 – 45 minutes.

Stunning views of the mountains are guaranteed.

Facilities available: Within the township, near the start of the walk: public toilets, cafes, pub, Stocks Reserve

 

Waikari Village Green Loops 

Duration of walk: varies.
How to get there: starts opposite the village walkway on Princes Street
Intensity: DOC119b-Path-Short-walk-bw Small
Description of walk:


Waikari WalkwayAcross the road from the village walkway on Princes Street you will find the start of the course used annually for the Waikari Fun Run. There are 3 distances, 3700m, 7300m and 11300m.

These tracks lead through some of the old rail line and along local roads. Stunning views along the way amongst real country life is well worth the effort. Suited to all ages, but a little more effort is required for the longer distances.