Avondale Whau River walk

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walks in AucklandThe Avondale Whau River walkway from New Lynn, was a new discovery yesterday. The Whau River is almost full of mangroves but it does have a boardwalk going across thanks to Dawn Persson’s commitment to the Avondale Community.

This is a dog friendly walk with an off-leash exercise area and is a mostly flat walk – just one gentle rise after the boardwalk. The walking route is also suitable for prams/buggies.

You may like to pack a picnic or take advantage of the nearby New Lynn Cafes.

Description: A mix of mainly level paths and one slightly steep path. Suitable for users of average fitness and mobility. May require boots in wet weather, running shoes suitable in dry weather.
To see: Water birds, Mangroves, river views, boardwalk
Dog friendly walks in Auckland - part twoTime: approx. 50 minutes. (about 6 kms)
Parking: Lynn Mall Shopping Centre Carpark

Stay on track…get your detailed guide and map over at our Walks Store (GS-030 Whau River Loop) and our Book Store (one of 12 walks featured in our book “Dog Friendly Walks part 2” and “Best of the West“).

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Avondale Whau River walk”

  1. Hi

    I’d like to do the Avondale to New Lynn walkway from the New Lynn end. I notice it says to park at Lynn Mall. What street do you go from there to find the starting point of the track?

    Thanks

    Gaelene

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