Would have been nicer in Summer, but we had fun hiking to Cathedral Cove. Trail is well kept. Great length for small children.
About Cathedral Cove Walk
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Went swimming here. weather wasn't great but still amazing. Lots of people around though, so not as quiet as you would first expect.
Drove here along the mountain road through the Coromandel forest. Along the way, massive hedges 20-30ft protecting Chinese gooseberries or kiwis as they became known. Hahei is a beautiful beach but nothing compared to Cathedral Cove. The best in NZ. We walked there through wonderful...More
Even in winter it is a spectacular sight. Definitely worth the walk to get there. Beautiful waterfal and secondary cave - amazing.
Our fist day in New Zealand brought us to Hai Hei beach & Cathedral Cove. Absolutely stunning! Just like in all the pictures we had been looking at. The hike was not difficult, although there were a few steep parts, but the views were completely...More
This is a fair walk with some fantastic views. There are one or 2 steep bits but just take your time. The final destination makes any hard work worth the effort. Try to coincide your visit with low tide so that you are able to...More
Be prepared for a 30 minute walk on a track from the car park down to the cove, it is steep in parts. The car park itself is quite small, so I can imagine during the summer will be pretty manic, so have a back...More
We visited out of season (a Monday in mid Autumn) but the car park at the start of the walk was near full. There are other parking options back towards town but the cove is already a reasonable walk from the top car park -...More