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Tutukaka Headland

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Address: Landowners Lane, Tutukaka, New Zealand

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Beautiful spot

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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Camberley, United Kingdom
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894 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 544 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a drive out from Whangarei on a rainy day so didn't venture further than the marina area. There's a plinth with propeller from a ship sunk as a reef dive which according to a local had an interesting history as a spy ship. Handily, there's a general store with fuel pumps on the main road - the... More 

Thank nnmercman
La Roche-sur-Yon, France
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Peaceful, clear water, nice colours amazing view. Unfortunately the tide was high so i wasn't able to cross the sea but it was still really enjoyable. I wish I could have swim though but its winter and I wasn't so courageous.

Thank Juju85000
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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161 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

While here I tried to find a walk to do. I came across one that takes you out to the lighthouse, which is on an island. I made it across to the island but didn't carry on to the lighthouse as I did not want to get stranded (it looked like the beach at the bottom between the headland and... More 

Thank JeffroNZ
Port Douglas, Australia
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240 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Peace and Quiet, another world - just 3 hours from central Auckland. Tutukaka is like stepping back 20 years, just fantastic.

Thank mdm1972
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Drive along Landowners Lane and park on Reserve Car Park and then walk over the headland for stunning all round views. If the tide is low then walk down to the beach and climb up to the lighthouse on the island of Scenic Reserve for more fabulous views of Tutukaka harbour and its many bays and further along the coastline.... More 

Thank Esther W
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

From trips out to the Poor Knights for diving and fishing; to walks along Matapouri BEach and Wooley's Bay.... or a surf at Sandy Bay.... There is much to do, fresh salty air and views and experiences galore. Whale Bay and its secluded nature was a special highlight for us.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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129 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Nice little walk - make sure you check the tides. Easy climb down to the beach but after heavy rainfall, the climb up and down to the lighthouse was a little more treacherous. But the views from the top were well worth it, and we loved the harassment by 3-4 very protective Mr Fantails!

Thank MrsHotrox
Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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318 reviews
202 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

A wonderful part of the East coat of New Zealand's North Island. A hidden Jem and well worth a visit.mthis part of the coast has fabulous coastal views and beaches.

Thank AndrewUK2013
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201 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Lush green grass track from the carpark over the hill and down to the rocky headland. Great ocean views, with rocky coves, and beautiful blue water. Lighthouse at the end. Great walk and views for a few hours.

Thank GrahamJBeenleigh

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