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All reviews car park water taxi cathedral cove minute walk beautiful beach new zealand nice walk well worth the effort walking shoes takes about minutes limited parking flip flops natural beauty shuttle bus low tide take your time stunning views
To calm any worries about parking issues there is a now a shuttle service from a brand new car park in Hahei that runs right to the start of the trail to Cathedral Cove. It's $5 for the return trip and only take cash on...More
My 4 sisters and I had a reunion staying in a beach house in Waihi and did a day trip to Cathedral Cove. It was my 2nd visit so I was well prepared for the walk down and backup. Groan, it was hard work with...More
After wanting to do this walk for over 10 years, I finally convinced the partner to do it. Walking down into the cove revealed amazing views of the ocean, surrounding islands and native bush land which built the suspense.. on arrival I was pleasantly surprised...More
I went here on a full day trip (via Kiwi Day Trips), and this place was beyond magnificent to see!
As many have already stated, yes, one will have to hike out to the cove and beach and just be prepared that it is alot...More
Absolutely stunning hike, took roughly an hour or so each way with a mixture of up hill and down hill. The views were amazing and the beach was small and secluded but quite busy. We went at about 4pm and was still busy. Was quite...More
Response from hpeters0n4 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. From the Hahei carpark it's about 45 minute walk one way. Alternatively you can park closer to the start of the walk. Some locals charge $10 to park on their property. From there it's a 30 minute walk. Enjoy!