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“A good Sunday out” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Manukau Heads Lighthouse

Manukau Heads Lighthouse
Awhitu Peninsula | South side of the Manukau Heads, Auckland, New Zealand
09 235 1458
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Ranked #29 of 186 things to do in Auckland
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Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“A good Sunday out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A very nice place to visit on a sunny day. I would recommend it for couples, especially at sunset. Take a coat though.

Visited June 2013
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Auckland, New Zealand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Lots of history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Hard to reach, wild and often windswept, this is a real gem in Auckland. For the intrepid it is a solid cycle there from Waiuku. Interesting information about the history of the area and one awful shipwreck.

Visited June 2013
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Auckland, New Zealand
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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“breezy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

quiet, peaceful and informative and also free! What more could one ask for well not having to add more text would help

Visited April 2014
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Manukau lighthouse”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great views over the ocean and harbour, take a coat it gets a bit windy, a very pleasant drive to the lighthouse through small villages and beaches close by for fishing or swimming.

Visited June 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Its a fair old drive but worth it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The views are breathtaking and its a good place to sit and contemplate. It is a short steep walk from the car park (just in case your poorly). If you know something about the history of the place and the sinking of the Orpheus on the sand bank, you really feel for the sailors and the huge lost of life that took place over 100 years ago.

Visited June 2013
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