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Tutukaka Headland

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Landowners Lane, Tutukaka, New Zealand
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just beautiful

great walks, very well maintained and clear paths, the walks are spectacular, such views across the... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2015
handbagtraveller
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Australia
via mobile
Worth walking to the Lighthouse

You access the lighthouse by Landowners Road (runs directly above Marina & is first road on right... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2015
Sparrowtoo
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Auckland, 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 19 June 2015 via mobile

great walks, very well maintained and clear paths, the walks are spectacular, such views across the bays and water, its breathtaking, whoever looks after these areas should be applauded. the beach at the end is gorgeous too. Well worth it if you have a couple...More

Thank handbagtraveller
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

You access the lighthouse by Landowners Road (runs directly above Marina & is first road on right when leaving Tutukaka driving towards Matapouri). Right at end of Landowners Road is a carpark. Walking track easy to find. Please note you need for it to be...More

Thank Sparrowtoo
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

We stayed at Pacific rendesvous and were very impressed by the locality --view -- and units --enjoyed wals --the pool and the spa --also the area in Tutukaka was lovely to see and lunch was enjoyed at the oceans restaurant

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Reviewed 20 April 2015

Make sure you check the tides. It is necessary to cross a causeway, this can only be done at low tide. Steep steps leading from the headland down to the causeway and across to Kukutauwhao Island where the lighthouse is situated. The walk from the...More

Thank Nelle M
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

If ever you are in this area it is most certainly worth taking time out to visit this totally beautiful place and enjoy the great vistas

Thank cmjm10
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Reviewed 20 February 2015

Worth the effort but some of it is pretty tough going, there are some pretty steep parts of the track and I would not recommend it if you are not so steady on your feet. The view from the lighthouse makes it all worth while...More

Thank Tim_Moore
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Reviewed 31 January 2015

This is a 2km walk taking about an hour, more if you stop for the views. Access is easy about two hours either side of low tide. The walk down to the beach has well made steps but on the other side it's all dirt...More

Thank k1f1
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Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

Easy walk to Kukutauwhao Island but the track from the beach to the top towards the light house is quite physical demanding. Nevertheless, the first part of the walkway has cover the best view so not necessary to do the climbing.

Thank Queenayayilin
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

One of the dive masters at Dive Tutukaka let us in on this secret walk that isn't commonly on the regular tourist radar (but totally should be, although I'm hoping it'll stay a secret so we can all enjoy this sanctuary a little while longer)....More

1  Thank Samantha Z
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

This walk has it all - a well maintained grass track and steps lead down to a series of little beaches and bays, then it's up through the bush to the lighthouse, You are treated to spectacular views along the way and vast ocean views...More

Thank ShirlNor
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