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Tawharanui Regional Park

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“bird life”(13 reviews)
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Takatu Rd, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 June 2012

Great park, great bush and farm walks with views across to the harbour.

Date of experience: March 2012
1  Thank Kiwitraveller_8
Reviewed 29 May 2012

I just love taking oversea's visitors to Tawharanui. On a sunny day it must surely be one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The road is long and can be hair raising but the effort is worth it. Take care on the bends...More

Date of experience: June 2011
1  Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 29 May 2012

A wonderful experience, the bird sanctuary contains many native bird species from the rare brown duck to flocks of Pukeko's. A wonderful place to escape - we are so lucky it has not become an Omaha. Pre Broadlands redevelopment of the dunes, the masssive coastal...More

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank RKensington
Reviewed 2 May 2012

Take a walk along Anchor Bay it is absolute unspoilt paradise

Date of experience: April 2012
1  Thank AKLDMUMTO2
Reviewed 1 May 2012

Beautiful white sand beach & heaps of wildlife to see if you're into snorkelling. Can be heavily populated by stingrays at times though... so careful where you step! Often has waves (occasionally surf-able), so kids would likely need supervision. Access is via a somewhat treacherous...More

Date of experience: March 2012
2  Thank PhoenixW
Reviewed 23 April 2012

This park is truly spectacular, the most stunning beaches and if you are in to basic camping you cannot beat a weekend staying here in summer. It has great surf, white long sandy beaches and beautiful walks through farmland and bush. A very special place.

Date of experience: March 2012
1  Thank RodneyAuckland
Reviewed 15 April 2012

It is a brilliant regional park, free (costs nothing to visit) and pest free (with the pest proof fence). it's about 588 hectares in size with many tracks and walks to choose from. These lead to beautiful coastline, beaches, mature bush, wetlands and regenerating (newly...More

Date of experience: April 2012
1  Thank MrTheposter
Reviewed 21 March 2012

The beach is ideal for surfing or when no surf for snorkelling to see the 2 metre wide sting rays - they can be lethal! Other fish abound. The peninsular has excellent walks with many species of birds. Good for a sunny day.

Date of experience: January 2012
Thank John E
Reviewed 16 March 2012

I run a local Bed and Breakfast and I always recommend to my guests that they spend sometime at Tawharanui. They always come back and say it is the most beautiful place on earth. If you love swimming, snorkeling or surfing and white sandy beaches...More

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank BrianWCR
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Bush walks, beach walks, endangered bird life, lagoons, just the most magical place.

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NyrelleF2
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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.
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Heimana14
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..
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