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Mt Manaia

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Address: Whangarei Heads Rd, Whangarei, New Zealand

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The view from the top is absolutely fantastic and very much worth the walk up a fairly easy track. Do not forget to take your camera with you as you will be just blown away with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The view from the top is absolutely fantastic and very much worth the walk up a fairly easy track. Do not forget to take your camera with you as you will be just blown away with the scenery. Could be an excellent training track for those wanting to do marathons. On completing the walk there are many wonderful beaches nearby... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

If you haven't done this walk yet then get going. I have done it many times and you cant beat the views. About 3/4 the way up you can look out over Kauri Mountain out to sea and wow. When you get to the top you have any awesome view out over bream bay, the refinery and up the Whangarei... More 

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Colyton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My partner and I were unsure whether to do this walk or not, as we aren't the fittest of people, but after driving away returned, determined to make it to the top. The walk is quite enjoyable, made up of sloped areas and a lot of steps. It took us around an hour to reach the top, but when we... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Manaia is a great walk. You'll need a basic level of fitness as there are over 1000 steps, but there are plenty of places to stop for a rest. At the top there is a viewing platform for amazing views out over Whangarei Harbour.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Head out to the heads on a clear day and take a fantastic walk up Mt Manaia - its a great snapshot for visitors to our part of paradise

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

If you want some exercise and views of and around Mt Manaia then this is definitely worth the hike up those steps...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We have timed this with the sunrise. 1 hour before sunrise we set off up the mountain from Mania Club car park. It is a bit of a climb, however would say low level of fitness required. The path up is very well done. Once on top, you will get rewarded with absolute spectacular views and a real sense of... More 

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Mossel Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This walk is well worth the 100's of steps and very steep rise.The views are stunning and the forest you walk through is great. Treat yourself to an ice-cream at "the deck" when you get down. A great outing for a day.

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Wyong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Wow, what a great way to spend the morning - Walking/climbing the path up Mt Manaia to the top, stopping along the way to watch the birds, to admire the native flora (kauri trees, pongas and palms just to name a few) and to take in the spectacular views of the Whangarei Heads, Whangarei Harbour and the surrounding coast line... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The climb is steep, but even fit 60 year olds get up the mountain in 45 minutes, not 1.5 hours. Views are fantastic. 360 degrees. All steep sections have even gravel steps. In the morning, photos of McLeod Bay are stunning. They are good in the afternoon too, but the angle of the morning sun is better. This is a... More 

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Address: Address: Whangarei Heads Rd, Whangarei, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei

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