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A Perfect Afternoon

While living in a nearby area for two years, we would visit Wenderholm at least once month while... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Kane B
Auckland, New Zealand
wonderful child friendly beaches

lovely spot with beautiful beaches both on the sea and on the harbour sides. boat ramps and lots... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

While living in a nearby area for two years, we would visit Wenderholm at least once month while the weather permitted. We found it was always a great place to relax and breathe in some beautiful fresh air after a long week at work. But...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kane B
Reviewed 19 February 2018

lovely spot with beautiful beaches both on the sea and on the harbour sides. boat ramps and lots of clean toilet blocks, water taps and outside showers. lots of carparks too and a lot of them are shady. Very big grassy areas if you don't...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

It's a lovely place with vast grounds for a picnic, stroll, easy gentle slope at the beach and a historic house open for visiting as well. Of course the park involves a beach, and in terms of accessibility for people with difficulty walking it's a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank kiwivivr
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This is an excellent Regional Park. It has a very safe, sandy beach. It has an estuary with a boat ramp. It has two bush walking tracks. It has good public toilets. It has bbq facilities and you can book areas out for gatherings. The...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Haastman
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Just completed-on the weekend; a leisurely walk along 1 of the treks there; fun a reasonably decent workout and great in groups; like we had. Also run these treks with my youngest daughter-now that's a work out and sometimes with my son-more leisurely. And on...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Michael P
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Book beforehand if you want to stop overnight but it’s well worth it. The sort of beaches that make a child’s ideal playground while adults can sit or stroll in the shade of the trees

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ronah802
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We knew it would be busy as it was New Years Day so decided to park under the trees by the driveway on the way in. We headed up one of the walking tracks up the hill to the lookout at the summit ... stunning...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tracey A
Reviewed 4 December 2017

So close to Auckland CBD yet a world away. Great location on the coast and accessible from Puhoi Canoe hire. Orewa close for any forgotten essential items (for picnic etc).

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MattQ1
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is a very pleasant place for a picnic, lots of trees for shade and parking, and it's safe for younger children to play in the shallow waters as well.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Narziss
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Wenderholm Regional Park is truly one of the best I have seen. It has everything - beautiful beach and the sea on one side, Puhoi river to the north boundary where you can kayaks in summer, hills on the south side with many great tracks...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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