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Tutukaka Headland

Landowners Lane, Tutukaka, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 10 Attractions in Tutukaka
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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- Jun 2, 2014
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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This walk has it all - a well maintained grass track and steps lead down to a series of little beaches and bays, then it's up through the bush to the lighthouse, You are treated to spectacular views along the way and vast ocean views from the top.

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Yealmpton, United Kingdom
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Firstly ignore the unhelpful signs put up by locals to say private road and limited turning. It is the turning up above Tutukaka marina (not down at the marina), the road is open to the public and there is a good car park at the end. The walk itself is short but with fantastic views from open grasslands along the... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Visited this lighthouse headland 2 years ago---easy walk and I enjoyed it. you walk down a steep path to sea rocks that you hop over to get to a little beach and then a bush path to the lighthouse.

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

easy access to amazing views. swim on the way. really get your heart rate up. Could do with some camera's in the car park due to theiving.

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Cambridge
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4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is an excellent trip but at high tide you only go halfway so be careful not to get stranded. There is a steep descent and climb but is worth it and just take your time.

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Overall this is one of the most beautiful areas on the north island, with dramatic rises, sandy beaches, and views of Poor Knight's Islands (favored by divers). The walk is varied in scenery and difficulty. From the parking area (up a narrow driveway), it is an easy stroll through grasslands on a mowed path, to a park bench where one... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Fantastic location for an overnight or short stay, Relaxing environment, great views, lots of walks, and access to safe beaches.

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Piti, null, Guam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This is an out-of-way location not far from far busier Whangarei (pro uncles phang-gerry). Easy to obtain accommodations even without advance reservation.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

You must go, it's all a MUST in that area. Check out Whale Bay and the walks and Matauri Bay. The area is full of hikes and swims and fishing, it's a really stunning part of Aotearoa

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

The walk to the light beacon presented amazing views of the area, of the beaches and inlets, and especially the rocks with the sea crashing though narrow passages. Need to cross the beach causeway within 2 hours of low tide.

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