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Cathedral Cove Walk
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$209.39*
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Cathedral Cove Day Trip from Auckland
Ranked #4 of 10 things to do in Hahei
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

A great short walk to a beautiful location. The shuttle bus service works well, dropping you to the top of the lookout and picking up afterwards.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sueandpaul2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

My family and I are currently travelling in a campervan around NZ and were staying nearby in Coromandel (approx a 10 minute drive).
Warning - no parking available for campervans at the pay-for-use car park closet to the Cathedral Cove walkway.
Plenty of local residents offer parking in their yards for $10, but none were suitable for the van.
There's a shuttle service available in the summer months ($5 per person) from a large carpark about half way between Coromandel and Cathedral Cove.
Allow 45 minutes to an hour each way for the walk (depending on your level of fitness).
Amazing views during the walk and also at the bottom.
Please note - there are toilets at the bottom of the walkway.
Recommend it

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Natalie E
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Fortunately managed to get a park in the main car park. Found the walk to be quite steep and there was no signage to indicate difficulty or the fact there were a lot of stairs at the other end so would not have been suitable for strollers/push chairs. Got there and can now say have been there but don't know if I would be in a rush to do it again. Was very busy and think this spoilt it for us locals.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank p_ratts202
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

We visited on the first day that the park and ride was in operation. We parked in the car park at Hahei, just on the right as you enter the town. Within a few minutes, the bus was there. $5 return per adult was well worth the money, as the road up to the start of the walk is very steep. The track sign says the walk is easy, but I wouldn't say that. It took about 45 minutes each way. There is a steep walk down, a steep walk up, more steep walks down, and then steep steps to the beach. We passed quite a few people who had to stop for breaks, so take this into account if. If you struggle with long, strenuous walks, allow yourself more time than you need, and just take it slow. The cove was beautiful. We were there an hour before high tide, so couldn't walk through to the beach around the side, but that wasn't a problem. There are toilets on the beach, which have fabulous views too. It was getting busier when we left before midday. Well worth the tiring walk!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ladybugsSydney
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Ever since it was used in Narnia 2, this has been on the family bucket list. We also visited Castle Hill in Arthurs Pass which was the setting for Narnia 1. That aside it is a stunning setting on its own.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank krab2008
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