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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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Hamilton, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The walk to the cove is hard work (but not too long - no more than half an hour each way), but well worth it. Along the way you catch amazing vistas all the way, and can stop off in another little bay, that is very different. It is very steep when you leave the cove itself. When you get... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

A very beautiful beach! After walking 45 minutes, up and down the hiil finally we arrived at this beautiful beach and had an amazing experience on there.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The cathedral cove was a very pretty cove. The was from the car park was mostly downhill there so uphill return. There were also other coves you can access along the path as well. The best access can be had during low tide.

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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

the track is well-graded and wide enough for the steady stream of people using it. there are side-routes to 2 other bays which are also worth a visit. great views over Mercury Bay from several points on the track

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Pleasant walk down to cathedral cove but I would suggest visiting the two bays as well, at stingray bay we were the only people there! Visited on a sunny day and it got quite warm walking up and down, wear trainers or shoes rather than flip flops!

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Cathedral Cove is a famous beach and marine reserve found at Hahei in Coromandel. This is a photogenic location and fun place to visit for those intending to spend time in this area of New Zealand. Here you can find scenic beaches and coastline with very nice sand and photography opportunities. You can also see the famous arched cavern that... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

to reach to this amazing location you need to walk a good 30 minutes each way, make sure you have walking shoes not flip flops!. Make sure you use the toilet facilities at the car park before you start walking. Also bring along water and snacks, be sure you take all rubbish with you! the walk to get there has... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The walk has 2 other bays that you can visit and it takes a good 30 minutes each way from the car park to cathedral cove. The cove and beach are very nice and the cave is interesting. You can also freedom camp in the car park in some designated parks if you have a self contained vehicle.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

You will need good walking shoes. The sun came out when we walked down to the beach. It was beautiful. We went there early in the morning so it was only us there. A place that has to be visited! The walk is about 40 minutes each way. If you are not a big walker, you just have to enjoy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Brilliant walk and beatiful location. The walk is a must do activitywhen in Hahei. Well worth the drive.

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