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This is an amazing place to visit and is a must-see. The beach is great and nice to swim at. There are plenty of picnic areas and also plenty of good options for hiking. There are ice cream vendors and toilets available (including a changing...More
We took the north trail to the lookout point and did the loop. This is well worth doing as the views in the loop are better than at the lookout point.
Return via the south trail and take the fisherman’s track....great walk through woods and...More
Once there this is a large and beautiful beach, There is also a council owned camp and camper van park. However the road in and out is narrow, winding and unsealed with numerous drops around blind bends. In places the road is one lane only...More
We took the long way hike around the park and enjoyed amazing view of the islands and bays around the peninsula. The lookout at the tip of the peninsula it’s worth the 15 minutes extra walk, and at the end of the hike the swimming...More
An excellent place to visit.. Pack up a picnic put on your walking shoes and head out there for a wonderful day with outdoor activities to suit all. Take the grandchildren for a day free from screens to get back in touch with nature. The...More
We took a day trip from Auckland. What a beautiful beach! Plenty of shade under the pohutukawas, plus sandy beach with intricate coastline. Sheltered in the rocks, or out exploring, something for everyone. Have a wander around, there are so many cute little bays, and...More
Normally Tawharanui Regional Park is only one hour away from Auckland, but the heavy traffic on such a sunny day made the trip over 3 hours. Headed to Anchor Bay straight away and was really impressed by the beautiful land and sea in the Park.
Highly recommend taking the trip out to the stunning Tawharanui. You share the beach with native birds too!
It takes just under an hour from Aucklands North Shore and the road is now tar sealed.
Plenty of parking - there’s no store so take your...More