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Address: Whangarei Heads Road, Whangarei 0192, New Zealand
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Great views, great Bush, great place

Well worth the effort, if your from the south island then the climb won't hurt too much. Easy track surface and lots of stairs, over 1000 we were told. Make sure you go off track... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Murray400
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Nelson, New Zealand
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Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Well worth the effort, if your from the south island then the climb won't hurt too much. Easy track surface and lots of stairs, over 1000 we were told. Make sure you go off track at a couple of spots to get some very a special views.

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Loved this area. Nice peaceful community, stunning beaches, lots to discover. Another tranquil haven in NZ. Wouldn't hesitate to return.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The Whangarei Heads have some lovely walks and this is one of the more spectacular. Over 100 steps in 1.5 km take you up through the bush to 430 and a rocky platform in amongst some amazingly big rocks. There are great views all round and the landscape of sea, beaches and hills is wonderful. There are also some great... More 

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1 Thank NeilMarshall2267
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great climb up with lots and lots of steps! Definitely bring water as you might get really sweaty. We did this in 90 minutes (return). Pretty amazing views from the top!

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Townsville, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A great climb up mostly formed staircases until you come out on top of the mountain. The views are amazing and a well earned rest can be taken while you enjoy the sights. The Mt Manaia walking club is at the beginning of the track and a nice spot to have an end of walk drink while looking out over... More 

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Thank Fish03
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

It's a lovely shaded bush walk up - 45 mins to 1 hour. And fabulous views from the top. Sneakers are fine for this - not jandals though. Definitely recommend it!

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1 Thank christinewnz
Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Take it easy if it is your first time, bring lots of water especially on a hot day, and enjoy the walk up

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2 Thank jzzy649
Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Throughly enjoyed our walk up Mount Mania this morning. The track has been improved since I last made the effort to do this great walk. We passed young and old, male, female, and children. Everyone had a smile. Made the top in 43 mins and we are not that fit. The view at the top is just out of this... More 

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Scone, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Not too hard a climb....once you to the top the views are stunning! The track is quite good the whole way up and plenty of spots to stop for a breather ie - check out the view! The rainforest trees make you feel like you're in a tropical jungle!

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Parua Bay
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

stunning scenery a great place to spend the day visiting all the little bays and crystal clear waters, plenty of challenging walking tracks or leisurely beach walks, surfing, fishing its all here

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