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Address: | Coramandel, Hahei, New Zealand
Phone Number: 078663910
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Do the walk

Went on a day that was cloudy, even so it was incredible and amazing place to go. Take your time and do the walk it is so worth while you dont have to be a fit person to do this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Cheryl L
Broulee, Australia

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Broulee, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went on a day that was cloudy, even so it was incredible and amazing place to go. Take your time and do the walk it is so worth while you dont have to be a fit person to do this. There is steps near the beach so be carefully going down. On the beach you have a spectacular view of... More 

Thank Cheryl L
Tauranga, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited Cathedral Cove on winter's afternoon and wow!! So very few people and if you like peace and quiet, with wonderful views etc. then visit this place. The 45+ minute walk in itself is great......... the pathway is actually a pathway and well maintained; the steps/stairs are easy enough and the views along the way are awe inspiring. So... More 

Thank Leki9
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are in the area - you really need to do this walk. Absolutely beautiful. Fitness level required is average, but there are some stairs. Make sure you take your camera.

Thank KB240176
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Cathedral Cove on a winters day and it was still stunning! It's about a 30 - 40 min walk from the car park and the smaller coves on the way are well worth a look too but the main attraction is definitely cathedral cove. With it being winter, we didnt take down swimming stuff but we should... More 

Thank Emma M
United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The cove is fairly impressive but it is generally crowded with people tryiing to get the perfect selfie. Even on a rainy day. Once you park up, it is about a 30min walk to the cove with gemstone beach and stingray beach on the way. Beautiful surroundings and a great walk. Would recommend.

Thank africasean
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a long hike (about 40 minutes) to get to the beach, but it's worth it and there are some great views/photo ops along the way. Note: There are a lot of stairs to descend once you get close to the beach. Make sure your knees are in good working order. There are no vendors at the Cove, so bring... More 

Thank Caitlyn C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend visiting this attraction. It is quite an easy walk if you are fit. My friends and I stopped off here last minute and we were in jeans and boots and managed the walk fine. Beautiful views from the lookout before you begin the walk and once you arrive at Cathedral Cove the setting is amazing. Even though there... More 

Thank LaurenSydney
Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We overnighted in the campervan at the top in one of the 6 spots available and started the walk just before the sun was up.Our objective was to see the sun rise while at the cove. Although we did not see anyone else on the path when we arrived there were two other couples (probably had the same idea). The... More 

Thank Lee D
Mt Eliza, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Simply beautiful walk to the Cove, if able the walk down the steps to Stingray Bay and Gemstone Beach is well worth it. Very picturesque.

Thank MaxwellSmartAgent86
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see if you love the Narnia Movie! I found the walk beautiful and enjoyed the scenery along the way. The trail is a nice paved trail leading to the bottom of the Ocean floor with beautiful views. There are stairs that you have to go down to the ocean floor. Quite the walk if someone had... More 

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