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Mount Parihaka War Memorial

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Memorial drive, Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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Great bushwalks

The bush tracks up Mount Parihaka are a great way to experience Northland's flora and fauna close... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Whangarei, New Zealand
Fantastic views

There are great walks to get to the memorial and lookout. Or you can drive up. The views are... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
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Memorial drive, Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

The bush tracks up Mount Parihaka are a great way to experience Northland's flora and fauna close up. And the view from the top over Whangarei is worth the hike! There are a number of tracks clearly outlined on the sign boards at each entrance....More

Thank annaliese2017
Reviewed 14 July 2017

There are great walks to get to the memorial and lookout. Or you can drive up. The views are fantastic in almost a 360deg view.

Thank lulu1106
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

* Good place to start sight seeing in Whangarei. * On a good day, lovely views of the valley, dormant volcanoes, Town basin, suburbs, etc. * Love walks? Few good options available depending on distance and time. * Panoramic photo opportunity.

Thank Raja R
Reviewed 24 May 2017

With a recent addition of the boardwalk ,carving and information signs it is no wonder that it is an AWARD winning spot . you can see Whangarei Heads ,Bream Bay and all the way to the Brynderwyns . Yes there are steps to get up...More

Thank Rodney C
Reviewed 3 May 2017

never seen like an amazing view from the top.superb,if i got a chance i will come again. iam from india.i will suggest my friends those never miss this places while you visit in whangarei

Thank Sasidharan K
Reviewed 14 April 2017

There are numerous walks and tracks criss-crossing the area which make for some great walks. If you are less likely to want to walk up the hill, you can drive almost to the summit with just a short walk up some steps to the war...More

Thank Nick_Major
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Very interesting seeing the views of Whangarei and Marsden Pt and harbour especially on a beautiful day

Thank nelliejean2015
Reviewed 31 March 2017

nice panoramatic view. a little steepy but not so long track up to the hill. very interesting statue.

Thank Marcel B
Reviewed 28 March 2017

You can either walk, run, cycle or take the car to the summit. If you drive there's a small car park and it's then a few steps further up to the war memorial and lookout. The war memorial is one of the strangest I've ever...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 8 March 2017

It's an easy drive up through the suburbs to the memorial at the top of the hill, but it is far more worthwhile taking one of the many bush tracks up and an alternative one back to town. Lovely tranquil part of town with a...More

Thank guggetravel
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