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Fabulous short walk

Our visit was on a perfect, sunny and calm Winter's day. Even so there were some patches on mud... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Definitely a stop worth it

We did the walk on a Wednesday arvo. Only 4 other people were on the Bushwalk. It goes steep up a... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Noosa, Australia
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Wharf Road, Tolaga Bay, New Zealand
+64 6-869 0460
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Our visit was on a perfect, sunny and calm Winter's day. Even so there were some patches on mud and slippery areas. Good walking shoes or boots recommended. For those whose fitness is not quite what they would like, there are opportunities to stop and...More

Thank GisborneMaestro
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We did the walk on a Wednesday arvo. Only 4 other people were on the Bushwalk. It goes steep up a hill through cow/sheep green to a beautiful spit with a overview of the bay. Then through a bush down to the beach. Takes you...More

Thank PriceMTL
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Such an amazing walk with amazing views. For unfit folk, it’s still doable but just takes longer. Would recommend.

Thank hollyg321
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We were in Gisborne for the weekend and decided to drive the 45 minutes up the coast to do the Cooks Cove Walkway. We were glad we did, as even on a cloudy and overcast day, the views were beautiful. It's around a 4 mile...More

Thank HoneyBadgerBex
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were so pleased we returned to Tolaga Bay from Gisborne to explore the area. (We ran out of day the day before) The Cooks Cove walkway is definitely worth the effort. The scenery is stunning. It took us between 2.5 - 3 hours to...More

Thank MJGx2
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Be prepared for a walk Not a stroll and a location the merits the effort to get there. The view from the resting area looking down into the Bay are worth experiencing if you do not have the time to drop down to the Cove

Thank Kelvin O
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A nice walk with awesome views around Tolaga Bay and Cooks Cove. Well worth the trip to view some early history of NZ.

Thank MyAdventures_Gavin
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this walk! It is simply gorgeous! It’s the perfect walk! Some green hills with sheeps everywhere, some bush walk, amazing views of the coastline, the Hole in the Wall is amazing and it’s not too long, not too short, the perfect duration.

Thank Ingridgig
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We stopped here at the Tolega Bay Holiday Park for two nights. This included a walk to Opoutama (Cooks Cove) about 5.8km return. It wasn't Cooks first landing but was one of the more successful judging by local memories. The track was a mixture of...More

1  Thank NZHistorianTraveller
Reviewed 28 March 2017

this walk is amazing so many views and nature. its worth the walk to get to end. me and kids had a blast walking this track kept tidy

Thank robyntat
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