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Westmere Walkway

Westmere Walkway traverses rolling countryside and provides magnificent views over Whanganui city and the river.

Located to the north of Whanganui, the track is steep in sections and requires a moderate level of fitness.

This walkway crosses private land and visitors are asked to stick to the marked route, respect all signposted conditions of access and follow the New Zealand Outdoor Access Code.


Westmere Walkway is located to the north of Whanganui. It can be accessed from its northern entrance at Brunswick Road or from its southern end at Kelvin Street.

>> Find the Walkway on the Walking Access Mapping System

Conditions and closures

To find out more about conditions of access on this walkway (eg, access with bikes, dogs or horses) and any temporary or seasonal closures, contact the Whanganui District Council.

At a glance

Walking time: 1 hour and 30 minutes loop
Length: 4.6km
Created: 23 December 2013
Controlling authority: Whanganui District Council

For more information about this walkway and the surrounding area, contact the Whanganui District Council.