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#1 of 18 Nature & Parks in Whangarei
... lots of steps but amazing views made it worth while.The lodge is lovely clean spacious and the outdoor bath was a bonus with the bubbles and Epsom salts after all the steps .The food was superb ,fresh and deli...
It is a beautifully scenic tramp with fantastic views of bays and beaches and lovely bush walking and great rock formations along the way, make sure you stop between breaths, to appreciate the views.
#2 of 18 Nature & Parks in Whangarei
The largest sea bridge is here (it used to be London Bridge in Australia's Twelve Apostles until that one fell down), as is the largest sea cave in the world (which you can take a boat into, or kayak into from a b...
Calm seas the best time to visit, Make sure you snorkel in nursery cove to see and experience close fish sightings We used our own runabout boat
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#3 of 18 Nature & Parks in Whangarei
the views at the top are most breathtakingly spectacular and well worth the effort.!!! "yehaaa i knocked the baaastidoff" a social outing with great exercise benefits and a nice touch is to stop off at the club fo...
It's great to be able to walk through a native bush walk surrounded by giant tree ferns and kereru and then have the amazing views.
#4 of 18 Nature & Parks in Whangarei
We went to the garden for their sculpture trail , very well organised and a beautiful setting .The rocks and natural water are wonderful but the plantings and paths are a credit to the volunteers who have created...
... this restoration has it all.... a lake, waterfall, rocky formation, old relics and tunnels from its past life as a working quarry, and a huge disparate range of plants, trees and flowers both native and exotic.
#5 of 18 Nature & Parks in Whangarei
It was a really nice, very doable walk with stop-offs along the way to various sights: Mair Park, Mt Parihaka Lookout, AH Reed Memorial Park (Kauri tree preserve), and finally Whangarei Falls.
Awesome place for Family/Whanau to spend time in nature new parking lt easy access to toilets access for wheelchair for young and old also connects to A H Reed Waterfall which can be biked as well
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#6 of 18 Nature & Parks in Whangarei
a great place for families to visit and play in the park, hear the native birds, feed the ducks and fish,swim in the natural creek, explore the bushwalks and take in the fresh clean air and views if
Whether you are into hunting painted rocks, or just need to get back to nature, this is a must - just beautiful and the track goes all the way to Whangarei Falls... easy to follow and just beautiful.
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#7 of 18 Nature & Parks in Whangarei
Take your visitors, even the kids !! or just go for a quiet therapeutic walk down the soft sandy shore and take in the natural benefits of whats there to enjoy for free.
The beach goes for miles - lots of white sand & nice outlook with little islands & estuary down one end.
#8 of 18 Nature & Parks in Whangarei
a great walk rewarded by the amazing natural underground caves and rock formations, a great way to spend an afternoon get some exercise and fresh air and visit one of Whangarei's many hidden secrets
Be sure to take a headlamp as you'll need your hands for climbing and take dry shoes, as you have to walk in water some parts.
#9 of 18 Nature & Parks in Whangarei
It is run by people who are heart and soul commited to protecting and rehabilitating these incredible animals.
Really interesting birds and other animals.
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#12 of 18 Nature & Parks in Whangarei
And, due to heavy rain, Hannah gave us a ride back to our campervan park.
Whangarei Heads hiking
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#14 of 18 Nature & Parks in Whangarei
Allow an additional two hours for the trip to Peach Cove or continue on for a canopied scenic route.
I've done most of the coastal walks in an around Whangarei and this is definitely one of the best.
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#18 of 18 Nature & Parks in Whangarei