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What a great cliff walk.

Did the 5 mile round trip by doing the beach first followed by the cliff. Beach is fine for a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vahan C
Hawi, Hawaii
Make sure it’s a clear day to do the M walkway!

This cliff top and beach walk is a must. It ticks so many boxes. Amazing views, varied terrain... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Port Macquarie, Australia
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Wintle Street | Waipu Area, Mangawhai, New Zealand
+64 9-470 3300
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All reviews low tide great walk the cliff walk along the beach amazing views chicken surf club mangawhai heads bream rock pools well worth the effort gym shoes sail rock two hours clams track climb
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did the 5 mile round trip by doing the beach first followed by the cliff. Beach is fine for a while and then the sand was replaced by boulders and rocks. After a quick bite, it was time to climb the stairs. From sea level,...More

Thank Vahan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cliff top and beach walk is a must. It ticks so many boxes. Amazing views, varied terrain, good workout (if needed) and incredible houses to admire. You can go both ways starting from the parking area. Depending on the prevailing winds choose your best...More

Thank ChrissyPortmacquarie
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This is a lovely walk and it can be reached from either the Mangawhai Beach or Bream Tail Road. With the latter, you walk across a beef and sheep farm which up hill and down dale but its worth it. The local farmer has allowed...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Between Auckland and Whangarei to the north, turn off Highway 1 and take the Mangawhai Road thru Te Arai to Mangawhai Heads. The views are spectacular. Easy, safe parking and a number of footpaths to follow. A great area for photography, picnics and walking. Highly...More

Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed 1 May 2018

A great walk, not too difficult but it does have a number of steps which gets the heart rate up, but worth it for the great views. The beach walking part can only be done at low tide so check before you go, I'd recommend...More

Thank flyingfeetWellington
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This walk is not challenging unless you time the tide wrong and end up having to climb back up the 7274932 steps that lead down to the beach at the end! A great workout if that happens. If you manage to get the timing right,...More

Thank Jessisawanderer
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful way to spend a few hours. Few steep bits and few bits of quite uneven terrain (boulders on beach). Needs to be low tide to walk back along beach. Roughly 1.5 hrs each way. Stunning views of Mangawhai coastline all the way along to...More

Thank Z6414XMlauraf
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Easy walk, with many steps and some boulder hopping at the Northern beach end. Very nice views and outlooks. Good in any weather.

Thank Thomas_Rong
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great walk with a few steps at the start but well worth it for the stunning views. The track is not pram friendly or suitable for small children - pack some water on a hot day

Thank hannahfcnz
Reviewed 7 February 2018

This is a great walk, very steep steps to get to the top, but well worth the effort, advise to go early in the morning so its not to hot, but nice to have a dip in the sea afterwards.

Thank Robyn W
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6 August 2018|
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Response from hannahfcnz | Reviewed this property |
Low tide if you want to walk the beach