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Hog’s back road

The trip out to Scott’s landing along a narrow, winding hog’s back road is beautiful with sweeping... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Kingston, Canada

This place seems to be right off the beaten track. Down a winding road that seemed never to end... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Sally S
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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1 Ridge Road | Mahurangi East, Warkworth, Auckland 0982, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

The trip out to Scott’s landing along a narrow, winding hog’s back road is beautiful with sweeping vistas across fields and water, well worth the short trip.

Thank macderma
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This place seems to be right off the beaten track. Down a winding road that seemed never to end while taking in the amazing and stunning scenery. This eels more a place for boating, canoeing, kayaking or fishing. Very peaceful. Couldn't see anywhere to eat...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 24 January 2018

While staying near to the Tawharanui Penisula, we had decided to visit a few beaches recommended to us by the lady owner of the cabin we stayed in. Scott's Landing was recommended for us to visit. So we took our swimming gear and a few...More

Thank Granger23
Reviewed 11 January 2018

At the end of long winding narrow & partly loose gravel road that branches off from Snell’s beach and Algie’s Bay main road, you will arrive at Scott’s Landing and Scott‘s Homestead [an iconic refurbished colonial heritage building originating in 1877]. In front of this...More

Thank Wendy and Albie N
Reviewed 28 November 2017

At the end of long winding narrow road this Scott Landing is associated with the history of Scott Homestead, an iconic old building which managed by Auckland Council now. The beautiful homestead, dating from 1877, was almost derelict when bought by the former Auckland Regional...More

Thank trainsspotter7
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

It was too windy at Snells Beach so we decided to drive to this hidden gem. Well worth it! The secluded location was exactly what we needed to rest and relax in the sun. There are plenty of amazing, huge trees to rest under too....More

Thank missymush
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Scott's Landing is the Mahurangi's best kept secret. The perfect place for a weekend picnic. Depending on the tide swimming is safe and sheltered. The outlook over the Mahurangi river, with moored yachts is very restful. Parking is somewhat restricted but adds to the quiet...More

Thank DaveT2863
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is historical place as well as beautiful nature spot. At low tide you can go for a walk around the small island. At high tide you can swim in well sheltered beach. The biggest Macrocarpa trees that I ever have seen in New Zealand...More

Thank XeniaNZ
Reviewed 22 April 2017

It's a bit of a drive to get here but definitely worth it. Beautiful, quiet, peaceful beach with the old Scott Homestead looking over it. Lovely old homestead which the council rents out for events (but not overnight stays). Well worth a visit.

Thank angelC3476SL
Reviewed 17 April 2017

A nice spot, unspoilt and with good views. Explore the old homestead in its lovely garden and, at low tide you can get across to Casnell Island.

Thank 3mfs
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