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Bream Head Coast Walks

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Address: 395 Ody Road, R D 4, Whangarei 0174, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 434 0571
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Description: We are Northland's first three-day private unguided walk. Situated at...
We are Northland's first three-day private unguided walk. Situated at Whangarei Heads our boutique walk encompasses private farmland, stunning ocean and harbour beaches, rural roads, recreational reserves and public walkways. Start each day from our immaculately presented lodge and walk through an amazing variety of landscapes. At the end of the day return for a delicious dinner prepared by us and cooked by you. This outstanding natural experience will leave you with lasting memories.
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Fantastic Ocean views

A reasonably gentle walk along the coast line, giving plenty of stunning Ocean views. The local flora and fauna adds to the magic feel of the place ... one might even see the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A reasonably gentle walk along the coast line, giving plenty of stunning Ocean views. The local flora and fauna adds to the magic feel of the place ... one might even see the occasional Ocra from above. In summer one could start with a swim at Smugglers Bay before heading off to the Word War II bunker at Home Point... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This walk is not for 'lets just slip-off the couch and go for a walk' unfit people. There are steps all the way up and over to Ocean Beach, from, McLeod Bay. However, for the fit walkers, trampers, this is still a great walk...and worth the effort. I live in Whangarei and do this coastal walk quite regularly. Love it... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Our group of ten have just spent a wonderful 3 days experiencing the beautiful Whangarei Heads. Claire looked after us so well transporting us from A to B and provided us with the most beautiful meals. Accomodation couldn't be faulted and our walks although challenging especially Day 2 where worth every minute. Will definitely recommend Bream Head Coastal Walks to... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This was a wonderful area of New Zealand to explore and with the amazing accommodation and exceptional meals. We wanted to kidnap Claire and take her home to cook for us there. You would not get better food anywhere else. The Lodge has been purpose built with everything you need for the most comfortable stay. It is so clean and... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Walks with spectacular scenery - some level of fitness required but definitely worth the effort. Exquisite cuisine cooked onsite and beautifully presented. The owner is extremely helpful, nothing is too much effort, and she is full of local knowledge and little tips. We went kiwi spotting/listening at night and that was a highlight!! Accommodation is immaculate. All in all, a... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We are not experienced hikers ( 4 of us) but we look forward to some challenging walks with a dose of luxury to our weekend away. We were not let down on both counts in fact it all exceeded our expectations. We arrived at the lodge to find a spotless lovely lodge with heaps of room to spare as we... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Although we live in Whangarei it was great to travel a small distance and be so well looked after and experience some of the fabulous sights of the north. The food was fantastic, beds super comfortable and it was lovely coming back to the lodge after a big walk and having a relaxing outdoor bubble bath. Would highly recommend for... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was a return visit for me with a new team of WOPS ladies. We tramp together weekly and I had been telling them about my last experience with Claire and Bream Head Walks. Claire you are still getting it oh so right. The ease with our request for the extra night, your food presentation/menus awesome, lodge wonderfully clean, the... More 

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We arrived at the Claire's lodge to find that there were no other guests for the duration of our stay. Although it is nice to meet people with a shared interest in walking, it was luxurious to have this beautiful lodge on our own for 3 nights. Claire was a marvellous host providing wonderful food for the duration of our... More 

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Sedona, Arizona
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34 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

What an unexpected surprise to discover a pod of 30 or so dolphins in the shallow shoreline surf. The sky was approaching dusk at 8:30pm and we enjoyed the long days of sun compared to our USA winter dusk at 5:30pm.

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