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Cathedral Cove

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Address: | Coramandel, Hahei, New Zealand
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Well worth the hike

Beautiful even in less than stellar weather. Don't miss the smaller bays and coves along the walk. They are more secluded and just as lovely.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beautiful even in less than stellar weather. Don't miss the smaller bays and coves along the walk. They are more secluded and just as lovely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We visited late one afternoon whilst raining and with waining light saw the cove. Needless to say the weather made it difficult to enjoy the visit but what we saw would make us come back for a better visit next time. Lots of stairs down to the beach from the carpark. Don't miss it if you have better weather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Incredibly amazing natural attraction! I can't explain how beautiful both the beach and the rock formations are! The walk can seem a bit daunting as there are steep sections and signs say it's a 45 minute walk. For me being overweight and having rubbish fitness I managed to do the walk in 20 minutes! It's not that hard and my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

As part of our tour of movie location sites in North Island, we visited Cathedral Cove too after visiting Hobbiton Movie Set. This is where some scenes of "The Chronicles of Narnia" were shot. For the elderly, be prepared to walk a long trail that starts from the parking lot and wends thru a forest of ferns, fir and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We went on a few really nice walks with great views out to sea. It is very busy, as previously mentioned. But it's still a big beach, so it's wasn't crowded. We really enjoyed our afternoon here and got some great pictures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Yes it is the scene from Narnia (this is why I weaned to visit this place). It gets very crowded during Christmas holidays... It is a one day tour. There is a 30 minute walk to the Cove and 45 minute walk back to the parking (your are tired after being on the beach and it is an uphill walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Did a short kayak trip to Cathedral Cove, and had a chance to stop on the beach and enjoy a great day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My wife and I visited Cathedral Cove in late May and even though it was winter, the weather was warm and sunny and the water crystal clear. The path to the cove is very well maintained and generally an easy grade, except for the last few minutes when you descend down a steepish slope to the beach. Definitely worth the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Great trip - from Hahei beach by water taxi to Cathedral Cove and then amazing walk back along easy path with fabulous views of the sea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This place is so beautiful and my favorite one. I was glad I made it to see this place. It was about 2.30 hours drive from Auckland.

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Address: Address: | Coramandel, Hahei, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Hahei

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