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Rangikapiti Pa Historic Reserve

Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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magnificent

has changed a lot over the years but always presents a lovely vista that you could just sit and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pamikki
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Brisbane, Australia
Stunning View from the Pa

While there is never much to see on a pa itself, they are always in locations that give stunning... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
justjans
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Traralgon, Australia
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2 weeks ago
“magnificent”
9 Oct 2018
“Stunning View from the Pa”
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Rangikapiti Road, Coopers Beach, Mangonui 0494, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

has changed a lot over the years but always presents a lovely vista that you could just sit and watch for many many minutes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pamikki
Reviewed 10 October 2018

While there is never much to see on a pa itself, they are always in locations that give stunning views of the areas they are in. Rangikcapiti is no exception-the views over Doubtless Bay are well worth the short climb to the top!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank justjans
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This is perhaps the best location for a pa (fort). It has a commanding view of the area (so you could see your enemy approaching), the steep hill provides an advantage to the defenders, it is close to the sea (where food could be gathered)...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ace_Traveller_NZ
Reviewed 19 June 2018

After a short walk from the parking what a view!! The full Doubtless Bay and Mangonui Harbour at your feet!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Giampietro
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Historic pa site, stunning views of Mangonui Harbour, easy walk to the top. Just lie on the grassy slopes.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Brian G
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve visited this beach reserve last month with friends. It has stunning full ocean and hills view. Sunset and golden light from hills made visit unforgettable. Worth visit once.

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Bhavin P
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic views of the entire area. Easy to get to, nice walk (uphill) or drive - park very close to the top. Was even able to see some dolphins from up there. Worth going at high tide for best effect.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Megan A
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Rangikapiti Pa is a fortress ruin with very picturesque setting over Mangonui Harbour, Coopers Beach and also across Doubtless Bay to the Karikari Peninsula and Mill Bay. The defence ditch around the Pa is a feature on this site. It is easy to reach from...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Karen W
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