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  • a f
    Manukau, New Zealand49 contributions
    Stunning colours .A great place for a swim.Plenty of parking if visiting for the day.camp ground for those wanting to stay
    Written 26 February 2022
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  • WilkinsonFamily893
    Christchurch, New Zealand11 contributions
    Marvellous 30 min walk over 1.7km. Breathtaking collection of monster kauri trees in a pristine forest environment. Some trees over 1200 years old.
    Written 29 January 2022
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  • Lesley
    2 contributions
    Great museum with large exhibits from the local area and beyond. We'll worth the money and visit. Perched on top of the hill.
    Highly recommended
    Written 23 April 2022
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  • The Travel Diary
    Beijing, China22 contributions
    This beach was beautiful! Possibly my new favourite beach. The waves were rough but scenic. The water was a nice colour, the cliffs by the shore were very Grand Canyon-like. Perfect place to get fresh air - I would totally recommend making a small detour from Dargaville to see or drive on it.

    One thing - I wouldn't recommend swimming here on a windy day, we spotted around four rips which unless you are experienced with using them can be dangerous.
    Written 19 July 2021
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  • neil2015
    Kaitaia, New Zealand133 contributions
    Very close to the main south highway from Dargaville, this impressive small but steep peak rises almost out of nowhere. After a steep and quite challenging but quite safe climb you do get amazing views in all directions, including to the West Coast Beaches and of course Dargerville some 15 KMs to the North. Well worth the effort and appropriate shoes/boots are essential
    Written 12 March 2019
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  • Vanessa D
    Otorohanga, New Zealand18 contributions
    When we arrived there was a woodturning lesson going on which was really interesting to watch, the lady on the counter was very knowledgeable about the area and the Kauri products they had in the shop, even knowing where most of the wood had come from.
    There are some stunning products for sale in this shop and is a really nice place to visit
    Written 20 July 2020
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  • j0hnw00
    Auckland, New Zealand42 contributions
    Interesting history of Kumara to Dargaville, small and compact litter museum take you back to the future. Friendly host, and watch out the undies history on the door!
    Written 19 August 2019
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  • Wendy Dunn
    2 contributions
    Although the outside of the gallery is understated, the interior of this display space will blow your mind. It is a must see for when you are travelling to Dargaville. Easily accessible with good parking makes this one not to miss!
    Written 1 December 2019
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  • Sus1952
    Palmerston North, New Zealand1,914 contributions
    This is a wonderful track that leads to the end of the south head of the Hokianga Harbour it is an easy well maintained track that most could manage. The views are definitely worthwhile; you can see across to the massive sand dune on the north head and to the magnificent beach below and the churning waters at the entrance to the harbour.
    Written 12 March 2021
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  • heather v
    Rotorua, New Zealand104 contributions
    It was a recommendation to visit this working shop, and the huge kauri logs outside will catch your eye. Inside is like a museum as well, great to know of and to buy any needed gifts.
    Written 24 May 2021
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  • james_sakker
    Nambucca Heads, Australia51 contributions
    My wife and I visited the incredible Waipoua forest in March 2018. The Yakas walk is the longest walk at 1 hour 50 mins. I went at 9am and had the place to myself-There were so many impressive Kauri trees and the trail winds up and down through different landscapes. One of the most beautiful walks I've ever done. Quite easy for anyone in good health, well made gravel track with some board walk sections. You will get really close to the Kauri's and the other stunning tree ferns, mosses and ferns
    Written 5 March 2018
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  • San33
    Auckland, New Zealand22 contributions
    Beautiful lake with white sand. Safe for children, great campsite and beautful view. Will definitely go back again.
    Written 13 March 2017
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  • Wyatt Dobbin
    1 contribution
    Would love to come back another day , enthusiastic volunteers I also like vintage machinery and yeah is very good
    Written 27 November 2020
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  • Tilly H
    Auckland, New Zealand23 contributions
    Great morning spent riding the rails with our boys on these carts. Would love to do the longer one when the boys are old enough to sit still that long! the homemade scones were the best!
    Written 1 February 2022
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  • Rowen Mare
    Northland Region, New Zealand2 contributions
    Theatre was very relaxed and comfortable with large seat. Theatre had a peaceful atmosphere and not a large theatre but very friendly and staff very helpful and viewing was very satisfying. Facilities excellent as in toilets food and small cues for tickets either online or desk. Manager very informative.
    Written 1 January 2020
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