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Cathedral Cove

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Address: | Coramandel, Hahei, New Zealand
Phone Number: 078663910
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$273*
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Small-Group Coromandel Peninsula Day Trip from Auckland

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Easy to find and free parking. A 45 minute walk (slow) on clearly marked track. May be difficult for people who struggle walking as a few steps and steep bits. Once there make... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Natalie W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to find and free parking. A 45 minute walk (slow) on clearly marked track. May be difficult for people who struggle walking as a few steps and steep bits. Once there make sure you walk to both ends of the beach, one end is a waterfall, the other a massive fin of rock that looks like it shouldn't still... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Would highly recommend this however, bring the right shoes! Runners or comfortable walking shoes will work. It is a long walk up and downhill, it rained while we walked so bring a raincoat depending on weather ( we visited in winter) and at the end of the trail, it gets quite steep and can be slippery. Bring your camera, its... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful and unique natural formation Visit at sunrise to catch the sun reflecting off the rocks and avoid the crowds.

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Kajang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Truthfully, the pictures of Cathedral Cove on the internet looked better than the actual place. We also did not expect the 45 minute hike to the beach. However, it was good exercise and the view was very nice. The hole in the rock was ok as I have seen such formations before in Portugal. Once at the beach, there was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A challenging walk for the unfit gives great reward for the site to be seen at the Cove. It's a picturesque location and natural feature. Certainly worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a MUST if you are in Coromandel. Is an amazing place. I loved the quite and the beautiful view. We decided to go in winter because in summer is people everywhere. Despite we couldn't take a bath we really enjoy it anyway. It's just gorgeous! We're looking forward to visit it in summer again and enjoy that beautiful... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Compared to the hole in the rock, which is very similar, I think the hole in the rock is better. However this is free. Maybe if we went in summer it would be good for a nice swim.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We has a lovely walk down to the cove and took some great pictures. Be sure to check tide charts before setting off!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful, but you need to go at low tide. 20min walk from the parking lot. Morning sun is best for pictures, I think,

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the hot water beach nearby and decided to have a quick look at Cathedral Cove. Very attractive beach, but you do need to be fit to get there as there are lots of stairs. Nice sand, good beach for swimming.

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