Exciting Things to Do in Whangarei for Thrill Seekers

THE 5 BEST Extreme Activities & Thrilling Things to Do in Whangarei

Exciting Things to Do in Whangarei for Thrill Seekers

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  • Jill K
    34 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Whangarei Heads is such a fabulous area. Ocean Beach is huge and popular. There is good parking and bathrooms. Follow the trail for hiking. Then we drove over to Urquhart Bay where there is a smaller parking area. The walk over to Smugglers Bay was nice, even though a herd of big cows were very close to us! There were several other walks. The views are wonderful along the way.
    Written 6 March 2024
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  • Kiwi unterwegs
    Heidelberg, Germany782 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Hiked the famous Mt Mainia on a rather cloudy day, so no good views. Still a very nice, but strenuous hike - a lot of stairs and some uphill. But beautiful through native forest.
    And with a view it must be even better!!!
    Written 30 December 2023
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  • Melanie T
    35 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    You could see just as much if not more snorkelling than diving. Great experience and can recommend Dive! Tutakaka.
    Written 3 April 2022
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  • Stephen T
    2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    NOTICE: Earlier this past year, the caves were shut down after a 9 year old child passed in the caves. While the path is open (partially), all cave entrances are blocked. You will not be able to get in or even see the cave entrances. However, if you're passing by here, the pathway around the caves that are still open are gorgeous (albeit short in what is accessible). A mixture of forest and rolling green pastures with beautiful limestone outcrops, the place was magical in the evening. I felt like little hobbitons would pop out around the corner to greet us.

    One more thing, Google maps does not have the right location. Look for a fairly large parking lot on Abbey Caves Road and follow signs around the area. The entrance to the trail is across the street, uphill, and somewhat hidden.
    Written 23 November 2023
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  • Curious22572806926
    0 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The view from the top was amazing! Definitely a great place to be, especially with friends. The set up for paintballing was awesome. I would definitely recommend going here to more of my mates.
    Written 20 May 2024
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