7 Best Porirua Walks and Where to Treat Yourself Afterwards
Te Ara Piko Walkway
The Te Ara Piko pathway offers one of the best long walks in the Porirua region, taking you along the entire northern side of the Pāuatahanui inlet across diverse and stunning terrain.
Pāuatahanui Wildlife Reserve
Originally developed as a sanctuary for birds and other creatures populating the area, the Pāuatahanui Wildlife Reserve doubles as a quiet retreat for humans as well.
Escarpment Walk is a beautiful coastal trail that boasts stunning views of the Kapiti Coast nearly all the way through.
Te Rauparaha Arena
Te Rauparaha Arena is the space to come when you feel like moving your body.
Pātaka Art + Museum
Pātaka Art + Museum is a true gem in the crown that is the valuable resource of Porirua art and history.
Adrenalin Forest Wellington
If you’re a seeker of thrills, you’ll likely have a lot of fun at aptly named Adrenalin Forest in Porirua.
Light House Cinema Pauatahanui
Light House Pauatahanui is the only independent movie spot for some miles around.
Battle Hill Farm Forest Park
About 500 hectares make up the rolling hills of the Forest Park and a range of walking tracks take you through fields and along stream beds.
Rangituhi Colonial Knob
If you’re feeling like working up a sweat, and gyms have never been your thing, then set your sights on a big old stroll up Rangituhi.
Take a breather from the city and recenter yourself in a picturesque spot that has million dollar views every way you look.