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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
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.
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
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
Firstly ignore the unhelpful signs put up by locals to say private road and limited turning. It is the turning up above Tutukaka marina (not down at the marina), the road is open to the public and there is a good car park at the...More
Overall this is one of the most beautiful areas on the north island, with dramatic rises, sandy beaches, and views of Poor Knight's Islands (favored by divers). The walk is varied in scenery and difficulty. From the parking area (up a narrow driveway), it is...More