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Address: | Coramandel, Hahei, New Zealand
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A perfect walk to the most perfect beach!

We was absolutely blown away by Cathedral Cove and its natural beauty! The walk to get there you visit various other beaches which is ace, but Cathedral Cove tastes the biscuit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We was absolutely blown away by Cathedral Cove and its natural beauty! The walk to get there you visit various other beaches which is ace, but Cathedral Cove tastes the biscuit from them all... Seen the film The Beach?... Well walk through the cove onto the other beach and you feel like you're there! White sand beach with crystal blue... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I LOVE this! Really, really worth it! A few points however, leave the youngest at home please. It can be very hot and a long walk for them as there is little shade. The same for the elderly, it is mostly in the sun and a very long walk. But if you really insist on brining the young ones then... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

90 minute round trip walk. Wear decent shoes. The sometimes steep track and steps are a small hardship in relation to the sheer beauty of the cove. A must do.

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We have just visited Cathedral Cove and we were not disported. We parked the car at the top and did the walk Down which took about 30 minuets. O my days how stunning it was when we reached the bottom and arrived on the beach and walked through the cove it was beautiful. It's well worth the walk down and... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Ok, I've not actually walked down to the cove cause I've got a dodgy leg but I'll five star the cr@p out of the view!! Oh my! You kind of just feel like you're on the edge of the world. I took my dad and he actually teared up because it's so beautiful...pretty shocking! For the view alone it's incredible... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a beautiful place to visit in the Coramandel. planning to come here for years, and made the trip in August. My husband and I stayed at Whitianga and drove to Cathedral Cove . the view was breath-taking. It was well worth it. It took us about 30 minutes to get from the top to the bottom. all walking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Wow, magic!!! I couldn't wipe the smile from my face all day. We had a photoshoot on the Cove and can completely understand why Narnia was filmed there. It is heaven and unworldly, and you can't help but feel large and small all at the same time. Watch the water move in and out of the cave but be quick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My boyfriend and I were in the Coromandel for the weekend, staying in Hahei, so we decided to take a walk down by Cathedral Cove. You have to drive up to the top of Grange Rd from Hahei and park there. There were heaps of parks available but I can imagine it getting crowded in the summer time. There are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We really amazed with the beautiful and very special scenery. Worth to walk around 30-40 minutes. We came almost at 3.30 and in winter. So suggest come earlier and in summer. Walking together with my husband and all 3 kids make us happy so it just feel like 15 minutes walk

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Such a wonderful and beautiful place. It might be difficult for delicate pregnant ladies due to the long and winding walk, or the sometimes rough seas (using the water taxi). Otherwise, place looks great!

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