Broadwalk Waterfall

 

Broadwalk Waterfall

Unofficially named, Broadwalk waterfall is a short charming waterfall, which is found along the Belmont Trig Track at the Belmont Regional Park.

Driving and walking conditions

GPS of the view point: S 41° 11.016' E 174° 53.339'
Parking: Stratton St, Normandale, Lower Hutt
Vehicle type: All vehicle types Track type: Easy walking track
Road type: Sealed Return track duration: 10min

Waterfall parameters

Waterfall height: 2m Type of the waterfall: Fan

 

 


Walking and driving instructions

 

Broadwalk waterfall is roughly a 25-30 minutes’ drive away from Wellington (with traffic could be about an hour). The road surface is always sealed.

From Wellington travel north on the SH-1 for roughly 6km, then turn right into the SH-2 and stay on it for the next 6.5km. From SH2 turn left into Dowse Drive and follow it for the next 3km, Turn left into Stratton St and follow it for the next 2.2 km until you reach a small car park (on your left).

From the parking, return via the road (Stratton St). You’ll cross a stream via a vehicle bridge, and in 100m you’ll reach the ‘Trig Track’ entrance. Follow this track for 5 minutes until you see the waterfall. It’s a small waterfall which is observed from a foot-bridge.

Return via the same track, or continue on Trig Track (4hrs).

 


Waterfalls nearby (driving)

 

Attractions nearby

 

The breathtaking views and bush-clad valleys of Belmont Regional Park make it a favorite open space for walking, running, mountain biking and horse riding. Located in the hill country between Porirua and the Hutt Valley, the park features the historic Korokoro Dam, World War II ammunition stores and the original main coach road from Wellington. Boulder Hill has sweeping views over Porirua Harbour, the Lower Hutt valley and the remnants of ancient boulder block fields.

 


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