Views from Makara Walkway
Image: Robert Ashe | DOC


This loop walk climbs to vantage points with spectacular views – farmland, a beach and gun emplacements will keep kids interested.

7 km loop

Walking and tramping

Advanced: Tramping track

Seasonal restrictions

Part of track closed for lambing season between 1 August and 30 September. Access to the gun emplacements is via Mākara Beach during this time.

Dog access

No dogs


Makara Walkway brochure and map (PDF, 770K)

For more information, download the Makara Walkway tour on the Welly Walks app.


Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 4 384 7770
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   18 - 32 Manners Street
Postal Address:   PO Box 10420
The Terrace
Wellington 6143
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