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Tutukaka Headland

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Landowners Lane, Tutukaka, New Zealand
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Scenery to die for!

This coastline is truly a gem on the world stage and going to the lighthouse highlights why... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Dr Benjamin P
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Whangarei, New Zealand
Great views from the lighthouse

Fairly easy, though steep, walk up to the lighthouse. Rewarded with stunning 270 degree views of... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
markschultz_nz
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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“whale bay” (5 reviews)
“low tide” (7 reviews)
“an easy walk” (2 reviews)
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Landowners Lane, Tutukaka, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

This coastline is truly a gem on the world stage and going to the lighthouse highlights why. However, the entire coast line is worth taking in from whatever angle or spot. Access here is via an essentially private road and so care needs to be...More

Thank Dr Benjamin P
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Fairly easy, though steep, walk up to the lighthouse. Rewarded with stunning 270 degree views of the coast line. Highly recommended.

Thank markschultz_nz
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

What a spectacular place to. From Kowharewa Bay to Pacific Bay by kayak...Sandy bay for body boarding...Matapouri bay for space...Whale Bay for peace and quiet...stuck for choice. Couldn't get enough of the place in just 4 days.

1  Thank 45AnJOCO
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a good scenic pic. Has a good Ariel view of the headlands and islands. Perfect for a picnic with the family

Thank J9421NBannab
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Well maintained track with great views - suitable for most and an excellent way to get some fresh air. Nice bit of northland bush and coastline

Thank Michael H
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

The walk from Matapouri Beach to Whale Bay is not to be missed. The track is well laid out, steps for the steeper slopes. It is a hard climb in places but only for short time, once you turn for Whale Bay it's easy going...More

Thank visit453
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

It is my favourite place in NZ The scenery is out of this world Truly beautiful Great options to stay all over Amazing sea views

1  Thank AmeliavdBerg
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is a walk we do most mornings as it is near were we live . It is a beautiful walk and is lovely as the sun comes up over the Poor Knights and if you feel even more energetic the do the steps down...More

Thank sherylb531
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Tutukaka is a beautiful area - and Whale beach is idyllic - a 15minute walk down a narrow path from the carpark, with magnificient views across the bay on the way. In Tutukaka is a parade of shops and I purchased [from the artist in...More

1  Thank annie2mac
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

During a two week stay locally, back in February 2016, we visited both here and the marina on a couple of occasions. We spent many hours at different nearby bays and beach catching the sun. A truly wonderful area and coastline.

Thank clarkebarkes1945
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