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Tawharanui Regional Park

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“bird life”(13 reviews)
“unsealed road”(5 reviews)
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Takatu Rd, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This park is something to be proud of - we were particularly lucky to visit on a glorious sunny day, but I am sure Anchor Bay would shine in any weather. Followed the fisherman track for a while but a boardwalk under construction caused us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a magnificent beach and park area with walks to suit most people. The scenery is stunning and it is worth doing in both summer and winter. We recently went in winter and remembered just how beautiful it is even when it's not hot...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kiwifi2015
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Three years ago we moved to the Tawharanui Peninsula and live about 2 km from the regional park. We visit there often, going for walks and swimming in summer. The Ecology Trail is a good starter walk (1.5 hours) and there are many longer ones....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kiwijohnnz
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The Tawharanui Open Sanctuary has it all. We enjoyed an amazing hike through the area. We started walking along the coast, then uphill through pastures with spectacular views and then to and through the incredibly lush rainforest with amazing bird life (and plant life!) and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank scubadiverh
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Really great regional park with various medium and long distance tracks available, stunning scenery, great rocky but sandy beaches, open blue ocean, what a combination. This park is an Open Sanctuary for various birds, Takahe, Pateke, Kiwi, Dotterel and Robin, as well as a Marine...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Love Tawharanui. The Beach is stunning, the regional park is super peaceful. Perfect place for a romantic picnic or the day out with the kids. Good boogie boarding and snorkeling!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Isabell8785
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach and amazing walks. A good range to choose from, with varying degrees of difficulty and different lengths. At low tide a lovely walk to and from Omaha Beach too (easily accessible two hours either side of low tide).

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tabatha1998
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This place was absolutely stunning. We did the short walk EcoWalk and it gave us plenty of variety - bush, ferns, creek, old stand trees as well as beach, Other walks looked good but we have limited time

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Eli2478
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Great park for fishing, beach and camping. There's loads of animals and birds wandering around the place too. Book early as on weekends and holidays this place gets booked out.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BeeW138
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Tawharanui Regional Park is absolutely wonderful; nature at its best. The beach offers everything: safe bathing, surfing and long walks. The other walks take you along cliff tops and through native bush. There are myriad bays and coves for snorkelers. The best way to visit...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from Koruhouse | Reviewed this property |
The road is sealed but there is no place to launch a boat, the nearest public launch is Baddley's and Campbell's beaches or Omaha.
29 January 2016|
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A puppy is hardly a predat or but I get it and understand...
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Response from BeatriceMcPhun | Reviewed this property |
Yes, unfortunately you do need a car….we occasionally see people hitch out there..