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Cathedral Cove Walk

Grange Road, Hahei, New Zealand
+64 7-867 9080
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“car park” (259 reviews)
“water taxi” (93 reviews)
“cathedral cove” (515 reviews)
Grange Road, Hahei, New Zealand
+64 7-867 9080
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A Nice walk from the car park, it can get crowded. Take care of you want to make pictures, the light is food in the morning and afternoon, later you get schades.

Thank mars0preis
Reviewed 4 days ago

the cove area and adjacent beach is very nice, but not sure it is worth the long, hilly walk. we went on a Saturday and no parking available in the tiny lot so we had to walk from hahei beach. maybe if we parked at...More

Thank pintostar
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful spot and lovely walk towards it! Would recommend to go early of late in the afternoon tot avoid big crowds!

Thank Elise v
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A beautiful place on the North Island. Kg the weather fits it is totally worth a visit. Unfortunately there are many people most of the time so that it is hard to get a picture just of the great view. Nice place to enjoy the...More

Thank Elena7494
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My partner and I visited Cathedral Cove on a warm sunny day after lunch with every other tourist in the country. It was a bit of an uphill then down hill walk so i would recommend comfortable foot wear and be prepared for an added...More

Thank TeaganG991
Reviewed 1 week ago

This IS a great walk, a nice easy stroll down to a wonderful pristine scenic wonderland with a gorgeous safe beach nad it is one of my favorite spots..........but.......pick your times, it does get overrun with tourists and photographers and it is rarely the empty...More

Thank campingfamily48
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seriously beautiful scenery! The walk down to the beach took us about 30 mins but was definitely worth it! It was like paradise!!

Thank L4263IQclaudial
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth the trek! The view is incredible and I highly recommend it! Pack your swim gear and goggles, it’s worth a snorkel.

Thank CarmelBillson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can take the longer walk from Hahei Beach as we did or the shorter hike from the Cathedral Cove car park. On some days there is a water taxi if you don’t want to walk both ways. One of the best walks in the...More

Thank Worldtraveller2044
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started our walk from Hahei Beach, word of advice; wear proper shoes and sunscreen, bring a bag with a towel and togs, and take water. It is about 1.5-2hrs return when you don’t try and rush through it. Earlier in the morning we had...More

Thank tamsin6394
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16 July 2017|
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Response from hirschwrites | Reviewed this property |
The walk itself is well paved. At the end, though, is a series of stairs. You'd have to carry the pram/baby down those stairs. But the view is remarkable.
4 May 2017|
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Response from Rupan2016 | Reviewed this property |
car park is free , but get there early as its very busy spot.
2 May 2017|
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Response from Susan A | Reviewed this property |
We saw the water taxi arriving at the Cove. I don't remember a jetty for the passengers to disembark. You'd need to check when you drive trough Hahei on your way to the Cove. Sorry this response is going to be too late for... More