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well worth the walk

wear comfortable shoes/hiking boots, the track is steep in places but well maintained and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2021
Leif P
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A good walk, such an amazing view, Water looks so blue and you can see for miles. I would... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2021
Kennedy R
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Thames, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 October 2021

wear comfortable shoes/hiking boots, the track is steep in places but well maintained and beautiful views

Date of experience: October 2021
1  Thank Leif P
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Reviewed 8 September 2021

A good walk, such an amazing view, Water looks so blue and you can see for miles. I would definately do it again.

Date of experience: February 2021
Thank Kennedy R
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Reviewed 25 April 2021 via mobile

The bay is best visited at low tide to enable you to expose the rock pools.
Water is calm for swimming.
Lovely walk around the head from flaxmill up around and down to cook’s beach with drop down into lonely bay on the way.
Not too hard at all...not suitable for those who can not do stairs.

Date of experience: April 2021
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Reviewed 28 March 2021 via mobile

An easy walk with well maintained tracks and superb views of Whitianga and Cooks beach. You can drive up to the top but the walk is well worth it. A must do while in the area.

Date of experience: March 2021
Thank Woop313
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Reviewed 21 February 2021

Fantastic views over Mercury Bay and out to the lots of islands. Also view of Cooks Beach. We drove up to a car park only a short walk to the viewing area with lots of information boards about the area. Toilets nearby.

Date of experience: February 2021
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