Eastern Walkway & Loop

This walkway offers two choices of walks.

Eastern Walkway

A 2.5km-long track that takes about 90 minutes to complete.

The walkway extends along the southern end of the Miramar Peninsula from the Pass of Branda to Tarakena Bay on the south coast.

The walkway is closed to mountain bikes.

See the following information sheet for:

  • more details of the track
  • points of interest
  • facilities available
  • bus route numbers (if applicable) to get to and from the walk.

Eastern Walkway (333KB PDF)

Walkways iPhone application

Explore the well-known walkways and tracks around Wellington with a free Welly Walks iPhone application. It'll help you discover all the best tourist spots and hidden gems in Wellington; nature reserves, forests, farmlands and the rugged South Coast; landmarks and historic sites; public art and picturesque views.

The application features seven walks including:

  • City to Sea Walkway
  • Eastern Walkway
  • Explore Parliament and Thorndon
  • Explore the Waterfront
  • Northern Walkway
  • Skyline Walkway
  • Southern Walkway

All the walks also have images, maps and instructions on how to get around.

Eastern Walkway loop to Breaker Bay

A 4.2km walk that takes about 1½ to 2 hours.

This loop walk has a common entry and exit point and is suitable for those with average fitness.

Along the walk there are Māori historial sites and the Ataturk Memorial and spectacular views of Wellington harbour.

Starting at Tarakena Bay on Wellington's south coast, the walk has entry / exit points from Bury Grove, Sidlaw Street, Signallers Grove and Inglis Street (Pass of Branda).

See the following information sheet for:

  • more details of the track
  • points of interest
  • facilities available
  • bus route numbers (if applicable) to get to and from the walk.