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The black sand beach is great. Especially if you have a magnet. Try it and you’ll see why :) The waves are great to watch if the weather is a bit stormy. The gannet colony absolutely stinks but is definitely worth seeing. It’s a nice...More
We spent over an hour here as there are a couple of different look outs where you can view the birds and the coastal views from.
The smell is very strong but it didn't bother us as we came to see the birds and we...More
Just amazing that these birds hunker down on this wild exposed rocky outcrop and are able to land, fly, mate, make nests and raise babies while we watch. Love visiting here between October and April to see the gannets
We got some amazing pictures here. The views are wonderful. The sand is great to layout or hike up the cliffside and get a view of the birds. Its totally worth a visit and spending a couple of hours here.
Only 50 minutes driving from auckland to the west coast. It has fantastic waves with gannet birds colony on top of the rock. When you reach the beach , don't stop,you need to go to the hill top to see the spectacular view. maybe the...More
It was about 36 minutes drive from Auckland . Very pleasant drive going there . When there, You get a very good hike down the beach then up the hill, to see awesome views . Overlooking the gannet birds on top of the hill where...More
If you love being one with nature and birds then this is a great place for you to visit. Parking was ample and located near a set of outdoor restrooms. Easy walk to the bird viewing areas. 2 trails are designated to watch two sets...More
A most beautiful section of coastline about 35 kms out of Auckland. Some narrow, twisty roads, so take care.
Not only is the excellent gannet colony here, but there are people surfing, fishing, swimming and sunbathing on the nearby beaches and rocks. This does not...More