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Scenic but narrow and bit tricky to get to the start

This is a very scenic walk with the waves crashing just below. Quite flat so not too difficult... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Amazing views

Who needs to go to Punakaiki?! You can clamber over pancake rocks here and enjoy fantastic views... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Sandra T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very scenic walk with the waves crashing just below. Quite flat so not too difficult, once you get to it - either by wading thru a shallow river or by jumping over the narrowest spot and navigating some rocks and tree trunks....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Who needs to go to Punakaiki?! You can clamber over pancake rocks here and enjoy fantastic views while getting a reasonable amount of exercise. Was a bit muddy... you get that after rain! But well worth the muddy boots. Will do again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Quite muddy in winter so wear wellies! This walk takes you along the coast between the two holiday villages of Waipu Cove and Lang’s Beach. It takes about an hour and a half and takes you past secluded otherwise inaccessible bays (handy to escape the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a great walk, Medium fitness required. Good soled shoes area must. A few tricky spots but the views along the way are just magic. Well worth it.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Sharon1157
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Having last completed this walk 36 years ago, the views hit you just the same. Suitable for kids and able bodied persons. Start from rocks rather than stream crossing for best experience.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 716aaronm
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended for all those interested for a good walk with stunning views..a must do for those exploring Northland. It's just a few minutes off state highway 1.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank mohammedz38
Reviewed 18 August 2016

A great little walk (2.4km one way) with stunning views of of Whangarei Heads to your north and the Hen and Chicken Islands to the east. The real highlight has got to be the Pancake Rocks. Not as spectacular as Punakaiki but still well worth...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank OutThere-Kiwi
Reviewed 14 August 2016

An amazing coastal trail that takes in nature at its very best. The views are simply Devine in every direction. It is however slippery at the Langs beach end if it has been raining and pays to have some good walking shoes and a reasonable...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Graunt
Reviewed 28 April 2016

If you want to travel a bit differently and discover some of the best beaches in Northland, follow the bike trail (& drive if you don't want to ride a bike!) Waipu Cove, Langs Beach, then on around to Mangawhai, it's awesome.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Tim R
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We do this walk at least 5 times a year and never tire of it. Starting at Waipu Cove and ending at Ding Bay this track winds its way along the coast, starting off by crossing a river (helpful to check the tides),through farmland, beside...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank jane w
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