Looking down to Opau Bay, from just past Fort Opau, on the Makara Walkway
Image: Megan Martin | DOC

Introduction

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

Brochures

Makara Walkway brochure and map (PDF, 770K)

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

Contacts

Kapiti Wellington Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 4 384 7770
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   wellingtonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   18 - 32 Manners Street
Wellington
6011
Postal Address:   PO Box 10420
The Terrace
Wellington 6143
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