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Cathedral Cove

| Coramandel, Hahei, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 7 attractions in Hahei
Type: Bodies of Water
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washington, utah
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Cathedral Cove is one of the prettiest beaches I've ever visited. I recommend a kayaking tour with Cathedral Cove Kayaks. Go up the coast 20 minutes to Whitianga if you want to pick up sea shells.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Great walk to arrive at a beautiful beach. It was winter and the water wasn't even very cold, there were people swimming. There's also a small waterfall with a rainbow. Public toilets available which are very clean. Handy if you do the walk with children.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Loved everything about the trip,beautiful scenery, sunshine,marine life, amazing beaches, clear safe bays for swimming and snorkeling. You need to be fit!Lots of walking up and down cliffs but well worth every minute.

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Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Was a delightful walk...with stunning scenery. Do wear appropriate shoes though!! Take a bottle of water too.

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Gainesville, Florida
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97 reviews 97 reviews
40 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The Coromondel Peninsula is a beautiful part of NZ and cathedral cove is a highlight of the region. I thought the drive up the peninsula through the mountains to get to the cove was beautiful. The view from the top of the track is breathtaking, especially at sunrise. The walk down takes a little while. The actual cove is really... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The walk from the Parking Lot to Cathedral Cove is in itself beautiful. Takes about 40 mins at easy pace. The Cove itself has quite a few stunning geographical features...

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Southport, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The walk down the track was easy, with stops on the way of other look outs. Plenty of photo opportunities. The walk could be a bit tricky in the wet if you don't have the correct footwear with grip on dirt/clay type surface.

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Howell, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This place was all at once exciting and relaxing. Standing up top, looking out at the world below me made me feel small yet empowered. There is something spiritual about this place, I felt this deep peace and raw power all over the North Island. The views are well worth a trip here.

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Orangeville, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews 63 reviews
39 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This was probably one of my favorite places in North Island. The hike was gorgeous and not to difficult. The Cove itself was absolutely gorgeous, make sure you explore as much as you can and take as many photos as possible, you wont regret it!

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Gilbert, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The walk down was fantastic. Nice trail with some stairs. Little diversion trails to stingray and other bays give great views. Stop along the way and enjoy the islands and intense shorelines and cows.... Once inside have to take a walk through and get pics on both sides

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