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All reviews seal colony on the rocks viewing platform car park fur seals easy walk short walk nice walk tauranga bay light house great viewing their natural habitat rugged coastline lovely spot sunny day tasman sea new zealand
The views of the coastline are beautiful. Although there was a map of the area, it was hard to tell walking times and access points. We would have liked to get down to the beach, abut couldn't find the access train or whether the beach...More
A relatively easy up hill walk to the track - unfortunately the lighthouse is not easily accessible with no real path up to it. Great information about the old lighthouse, could have gone further to see the seals but we were more interested in the...More
Was in town for the races & as we had some spare time in the morning so decided to go see the seals
Was a nice casual walk which wasn’t too taxing & at the end of it you get to see some cute seals...More
We started at the north end and walked to the Astrolabe and back - probably about an hour. The track was wide and well maintained with view points in all directions along the way. You can continue to the seal colony but we walked back...More
This was a nice walk with many views of the cliffs and ocean. We quite enjoyed the walk, but we didn't see too many seals. Only 3 or 4 from a distance. If you're looking for some fantastic views on a short walk, this is...More
The walk to the cape is very scenic. Make sure you look down towards the rocks whenever to can as you can usually spot some seals, although it can take some time looking as they look a lot like the rocks!
A nice walk up to the lighthouse with great views.
Do not expect much from the lighthouse though.
The seal colony a little way up also worth the walk.
Bring your own picnic, not much on offer up the coast.
This is a beautiful walk along the coastline with a dramatic shoreline on one side and fields of wildflowers and a backdrop of snow-capped mountains on the other side. And no signs of humans except for a disused lighthouse and some fencing. The 45 minute...More