Beagle Walk – Botanical Gardens Walk – 12 October

Location: Auckland Botanical Gardens, Manurewa
Date: Saturday 12th October 2013
Time: 10am (new start time)
Meeting Place: Botanical Garden’s Car Park
September means poppies at the Auckland Botanical Gardens
September means poppies at the Auckland Botanical Gardens

Route: Travelling south from Auckland on State Highway 1 take the Manurewa Hill Road turn off, turn left and take the entrance on your left into the Botanical Gardens. Follow the signs indicating the Car Park on your left. See map at bottom of post for more information.Travelling north to Auckland take the Takanini turn off, turn left at off ramp lights, travel along Great South Road to Manurewa, at Alfriston Road (Z petrol station will be on your right hand side) turn right at lights. Take first left, then turn right into Hill Road, go straight and follow the signs to the Botanical Gardens.

Walk details: We will congregate in the far west end of this Car park and will travel down the left hand side of the Gardens (motorway side) to the large off leash area near the Puhinui Stream. We will walk through a small section of the Puhinui Stream forest Trail that leads into the bottom boundary of the Gardens. From here the walk will wind itself through multiple tracks of your choice up the right-hand side of the Gardens back to the Car Park.

Walk Time: Approximately 1½ to 2 HoursThere is a large Café within the Garden centre for those who wish to relax, eat & talk.

Please advise Terry Humphries (0212749145 or 5365847) or Karen Staniland (8109516) by 9am on the day or simply turn up on time on the day

Note: It is advisable not to leave any valuables in vehicles, and to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for poor weather conditions and off road walking. Remember to bring water and poo bags for your dogs.

Beagle walks go ahead on the day, rain or shine

Location: Botanical Gardens, Manurewa

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