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Smugglers Bay Loop Track

| Urquharts Bay Road, Bream Head Scenic Reserve, Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
+64 9-470 3300
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Walk the walk

Located in urquarts bay.. very nice walk by water front. Had small climbs.. proper walking tracks... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sonny A
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Papakura, New Zealand
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My favourite beach!

Stunning, isolated, sandy beach with crystal clear waters. You can snorkel near the rocks and sea... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Gen N
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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3 weeks ago
“Walk the walk”
18 Jan 2018
“My favourite beach!”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Urquharts Bay Road, Bream Head Scenic Reserve, Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in urquarts bay.. very nice walk by water front. Had small climbs.. proper walking tracks.. see farm animal.. harbour.. Old army structures.. birds.. can fish off this track.. lovely views... for young and old..

Thank Sonny A
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Stunning, isolated, sandy beach with crystal clear waters. You can snorkel near the rocks and sea a bunch of fish as well.

Thank Gen N
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

We took the direct route across farmland to get to the beach. Whilst there is a clear path across the paddocks, the local livestock have not been advised to avoid the path, so have left their calling cards. (eyes down and you will be fine)...More

Thank Kiwiseley
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

arround 2 hours loop. wonderful views all the way. smugglers bay white sand beach is like piece of paradise. not so mutch people.

Thank Marcel B
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

I have walked many day tracks and short walks up and down all of New Zealand. This short walk has to be quite easily in my top three for coastal walks. You can walk all day at other sites and not see half as many...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

If you're down Whangarei Heads peninsula drive to the very end and spend a couple of hours walking the Smugglers Cove loop. it goes up and down, so a minimum fitness is required, but it will let you enjoy different nice views of the Ocean,...More

Thank R_Zanetello
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Even at peak season, it is possible to have a good chunk of this white-sand beach to yourself. Peaceful and picturesque, there are also a number of good shade trees close to the shore. It's an easy 15 minute walk from the carpark to the...More

Thank ngarara1
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This was just what we were after on a sunny day (with a 10month old). 15mins either way from the car park around to Smuggler's Cove which has beautiful white sand, blue water and shade to sit in. You can also loop the headland up...More

Thank Gemima33
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