Reminder – Beagles Walk 31 August – Orakei Basin

Orakei Basin

Date:                  Saturday August 31st 2013
Time:                10am
Location:         Orakei Basin reserve Car Park

Route: Travel along Tamaki drive from the CBD until you come to Ngapipi Road on your right just pass the Orakei Motor Boat Club, travel along approximately 300 metres to Orakei Road on your right.  Approximately 50 metres from this intersection is the entrance to the car park area of the Orakei Basin reserve Park.  Follow the narrow road down to the car park.

Walk details: The walk is a circular walk around the basin.  There is a pathway from Orakei Railway Station and under Orakei Road that leads directly on to the boardwalk that crosses Orakei Basin beside the railway line. The Basin is a Tidal lagoon in a volcanic crater; this walk takes you through small patches of bush and up high on to the ridge for a view of the city Skyline. The walk is a mix of levels and steep paths, steep steps, suitable for most ages and levels of fitness and mobility, designed with flat shoes or running shoes in mind. This is a dog friendly walk with off leash areas.

Walk Time is approximately 45 minutes.

At the end of this walk we would encourage you to stop with us to have a Car Boot Coffee or tea break in the car park.

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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 take water and poo bags for your dogs.

Beagle walks go ahead rain or shine.

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