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THE BEST 'SUPER SHORT' WALK IN NEW ZEALAND

This walk but be 15 minutes each way, no more but wow do you get some incredible views in that... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
JessMack12
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Views from a volcanic plug

St Paul's Rock is a very accessible view point above the stunning Whangaroa Harbour. It only... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
seadragon99
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Harstad, Norway
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

This walk but be 15 minutes each way, no more but wow do you get some incredible views in that time. You almost drive most of the height and pull up along side the road as it comes to a cul-de-sac. From there it's a...More

Thank JessMack12
Reviewed 16 May 2017

St Paul's Rock is a very accessible view point above the stunning Whangaroa Harbour. It only requires a medium fitness level to walk and for the final bit climb to the top. If you're in the area it's definitely worth doing. You drive up above...More

Thank seadragon99
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stunning with amazing views. Awesome walkway well maintained last bit but freaky climbing a chain but well worth the view. Make sure you wear good shoes and take your time at the top amazing views.

Thank Rayanne72
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

It's a rock. One good decent walk and the views from the top are amazing! Great place to visit especially if you are staying in the area for a few days.

Thank IDavies2014
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The view from the top is worth all of the effort in getting there. The track leading to the rock is not well made and can be slippery and steep in parts. But don't let that put you off because the reward is 360 degrees...More

Thank aussietraveller49
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The view is amazing. To climb the rock , it is very steep and you have to take water and sun creem. Most of the young people do the climb , more easely....

Thank batid
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Walked up here with my Dad who's 60. Looks daunting but it's not as bad as it looks, there's a chain attached to the rock for the last little bit to pull yourself up to the top this also isn't to hard. Once at the...More

Thank 89jenj
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We climbed the rock from our lovely accommodation at Waimanu Lodge which is nestled below it. It is worth the climb for 360 degree views of the harbour. Not for anyone scared of heights!

Thank Marian1612
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Fantastic views over the harbour & beyond for such a little effort , the last bit you have to pull your self up with a chain which is attached to a wall , the views are wow tho .

Thank Karl R
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The weather was not the best so we decided to do a walk instead of going to the beach. My husband found this walk to do at Whangaroa. When he pointed out the hill we were going to climb, I didn't think I could do...More

Thank Julie B
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