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Bream Head Coast Walks

395 Ody Road, Whangarei 0174, New Zealand
+64 9-434 0571
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Comfortable Lodge with everything provided

We were a group of eight women from Wellington on our annual catered walking weekend. We were so... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Wellington, New Zealand
Great place to unwind, stunning food made with love and walks to lift the soul

make sure you pack good walking shoes, jackets and thats about it. Claire looks after your meals... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kuaotunu, New Zealand
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We are Northland's first three-day private unguided walk. Situated at Whangarei Heads our boutique walk encompasses private farmland, stunning ocean and harbour beaches, rural roads, recreational reserves and public walkways. Start each day from our immaculately presented lodge and walk through an amazing variety of landscapes. At the end of the day return for a delicious dinner prepared by us and cooked by you. This outstanding natural experience will leave you with lasting memories.
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“outdoor bath” (21 reviews)
“ocean beach” (26 reviews)
“smugglers cove” (11 reviews)
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395 Ody Road, Whangarei 0174, New Zealand
+64 9-434 0571
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were a group of eight women from Wellington on our annual catered walking weekend. We were so well looked after by Claire at Bream Head Coastal Walks. Airport pick ups and drop offs with suggestions for us on every day as we were watching...More

Thank annieward2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

make sure you pack good walking shoes, jackets and thats about it. Claire looks after your meals with the tastiest, breakfasts, lunches, homemade chutneys,fresh farm eggs, beautiful dinners, deserts, cookies, fruit and comfort plus including the bush bath which we used daily to ease the...More

Thank trudihayde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went through Whangarei Heads. All of bays have nice view. There are not many people around. We feel quiet and very peaceful. This is good place for relaxing.

Thank zjulie2011
Reviewed 12 October 2017

From the moment we arrived (four ladies from Tauranga) to the moment we left we were incredibly impressed with the standard of accommodation, attention to detail and Claire's thoughtfulness. There is a very comfortable new building which provides accommodation with a number of bedrooms, a...More

Thank kiwisfly
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A wonderland of untouched beauty, walk the beach and feel natures power from breakers and surf crashing across the sandy wind swept beach more exciting on a wild windy day. Only half an hours drive out from Whangarei City, Bream Head offers walks through not...More

Thank Warren H
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Did this walk twice stating from Urguhart Bay and going round by the gun emplacement (fenced off as concrete roof looks unstable) and through native forest with good views of Whangarei Harbour entrance. The a circuit round to a stony beach and then a sand...More

1  Thank NZMDProf
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

As mentioned by the previous review, after 15 years of walking weekends this is one of the best, if not the best. Claire is a wonderful host who, not only is a magnificent cook, but has made sure that her guests are well provided for...More

Thank Fiona E
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This is the fifteenth year of our group of friends' walking weekends. This would be one of the very best. The big walk was taxing but stunning scenery. The thing that set it apart from previous walks was the accomodation, food and the host. Claire...More

Thank KiwiHelen_10
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A few of the much enjoyed aspects of our Coastal Walks break – the stunning local scenery and interesting birdlife, the outdoor bath which eased aches and pains at the end of the day and truckloads of super tasty homemade food. Claire took great care...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Did this in 2016 and I'm still dreaming about it. The food was better than any 5 star restaurant. The views were amazing to have a beach all to yourself for miles were incredible. im not sure what was better the hike or coming back...More

Thank suzie f
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