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The Wattle Downs Walkway

​Description of the Wattle Downs Walkway

The Wattle Downs Walkway follows the coastal strip of reserve land adjoining the Wattle Downs residential area in Manurewa and the Papakura Stream.

This walkway consists of esplanade reserve with two larger reserves at Kauri Point and adjoining Kaanapali Crescent.

You might find wading birds such as oyster catchers and white faced heron.


2 hours

Dog access

Dogs have to be under control at all times either on leash or off leash.


Suitable for all ages and abilities. There is seating at several points of the walkway.

How to access the Wattle Downs Walkway

The walkway starts at Dalmahoy Place and continues around the shoreline to Frangipani Avenue.

There are also several access points off Carnoustie Drive.