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Address: | Coramandel, Hahei, New Zealand
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A "Must See" of the Coromandel

This is a "must see" if you are anywhere near Hahei! It is one of the most beautiful places on earth I've ever seen and I have traveled a lot. Scenes from "Prince Caspian" were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Valdosta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

This is a "must see" if you are anywhere near Hahei! It is one of the most beautiful places on earth I've ever seen and I have traveled a lot. Scenes from "Prince Caspian" were filmed here. Whether you do the Cathedral Cove walk from Hahei at low tide, or take a boat from the landing to the Cove as... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Spectacular beach after very pleasant and easy 20 minute walk (not really a hike)--the path does have 140 or so steps going down to the beach so not so good for baby strollers.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Take the short trek out to Cathedral Cove, it's well worth your time and energy. Once down on the beach you will be amazed at the beauty of this cove. You may also want to spend time on the beach here.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Definitely worth the visit! A beautiful hike to the beach and amazing views once your down there. The sand is great and the water looks amazing. I believe this beach was also featured at the beginning of one of the Narnia movies.

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Albury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The walk down is long but easy, the walk back up will get your breathing and heart rate going. The Cove itself is breathtaking, especially immediately after a high tide, as the footprints in the sand have disappeared and you can imagine you are the first person to witness this feat of nature. Except for the disrespectful carving of names... More 

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New Plymouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

On a nice day a great walk to a secluded beach in a beautiful area of New Zealand, unfortuently Cathedral Cove has now been "discovered" so at least you wont be alone when you are there still on a nice summers day a stroll to the beack and natural formations is worth it.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was a drive from Auckland but worth seeing. Dirt path hiking down to the cove was long for someone who is not in normal physical condition, but an easy walk. Amazing scenery.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Cathedral Cove is exactly what the imagination dreams about when you are searching for that perfect spot. Right next to the wonderful white powder sands and crystal waters of Hahei Beach. You cannot get access to the Cove unless you travel by boat or trek across the light hills and coast line to get to this magnificent location, but I... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Def a place to visit when you're traveling in NZ! Especially in the summer is this place amazing. The way to the beach is stunning as well with an amazing view! Ofcourse it was a quite bit crowded but it's a popular place. Bring lunch and water with you as there are no shops ofcourse.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Must do walk to beach. It is pretty crowded at times but is still is very nice. Take lunch. Good swimming

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

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