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beautiful view, nice walk

comfortable walk through native forest, spectacular views, nice walk to cathedral cove and all the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Roman W
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Zürich
Beautiful beach

We loved our walk on the beach. I have been before and the other times the tide was right for us to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris M
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New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

This trail covers the walk from the west end of Hahei Beach, up past the car park for the Cathedral Cove trail where it joins this only as far as the section above Stingray Bay before returning the same route. Hahei Beach is a lovely...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

comfortable walk through native forest, spectacular views, nice walk to cathedral cove and all the other bays

Thank Roman W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our walk on the beach. I have been before and the other times the tide was right for us to dig for hot water and soak in the lovely warm pool we made ourselves. In April we didn't have the right tide but...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a beautiful beach to take a walk on or to hang out on and watch the waves crash in! Loved spending the afternoon here!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful small beach with stunning views of islands and rock formations, not to mention the gorgeous houses! A great place for a swim or surf.

Thank ChrissyPortmacquarie
Reviewed October 7, 2018

I don't know if I've ever been to Hahei before, but I'll be back! Amazing soft white sand and gorgeous water, and a very picturesque beach that was surprisingly quiet on a sunny day in the school holiday. Very much 'NZ as it should be'...More

Thank trudijoy
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Stayed at Hahei Holiday resort and this beach was in front of the resort. Perfect as we wanted to kayak and the Cathedral Cove Kayaks launch from here. Very nice soft sand and a lovely beach to take a nice long walk to Cathedra Cove...More

Thank elainesimplyfab
Reviewed September 30, 2018

It was really great for morning run. very good for swimming. and family friendly beach. i loved it..

Thank aheidar
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This whole area is amazing, from Maori Pa sites on headlands to pristine beaches. Als, the area (especially Cathedral Cove) was used as the set for Narnia 2, Prince Caspian, 2008

Thank krab2008
Reviewed September 23, 2018

A stunning walk with some gorgeous views! Check the tide times first. Some lovely wildlife to be seen on the way.

Thank Katie D
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Such a gorgeous stretch of beach. The sand is beautiful. There are 3 tree swings along the walk which are fun. Rocks at each end with lil critters to discover.

Thank Cherrybomb007
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