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Tawharanui Regional Park

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Address: Takatu Rd, Warkworth, New Zealand
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Cycle trails at Tawharanui

Done great trails around the park, but more demanding than I thought but great for a day at with stunning views.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 May 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Done great trails around the park, but more demanding than I thought but great for a day at with stunning views.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Although a bit off the beaten track, this place is incredibly beautiful. It was not busy (us and 3 other people). There is a nice beach (though the water is not very warm) and an interesting bird reserve. Great for a coastal walk and bird watching too.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

a lovely place to visit with a nice beach- also good for walks on the land and I like the fact that they are protecting native birds from predators

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

This place has been my favorite so far. Good hike trails, great surf beach - actually the beach is soooooooo big you can easily have a whole section to yourself. Oh and there are also caves to explore!!! Spectacular views everywhere you turn. Can't wait to go back!!!

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Thank NZIsander
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

One of the nicest beaches in New Zealand - except in high summer when it is really busy. Go at a quiet time and have the whole place to yourself!

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Warkworth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We and our Alaskan friends were so lucky a group of Takahe were eating just by the track. as we passed by and we were able to watch them for a few minuites, as they gradually went on, to greener bits.

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Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Beach, birds, beautiful bush walks. what more can i say! The opportunity to immerse yourself in this haven of New Zealand's flora and fauna should not be passed up. There are so many species that are rarely encountered, Takahae, Bellbirds by the thousands (deafening!), Saddle backs, whiteheads, to name only a few. Camp grounds are nice too, near amazing swimming... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Just visited again after a few years, for a mid-fall camping trip. Hardly any campers out there this time of year, so only shared the all-modes campground with 10 or so others. The pukekos and fantails definitely outnumbered us this visit. As we weren't up for a massive hike we stuck to the beach near the campsite, the area of... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Nice place to visit but the car-park area was very limited with spaces and hard to find somewhere to park when the weather is good. Be prepared to walk some way to the beach so limit how much you carry and you'll need some type of shade. The beach areas were lovely and the nesting bird colony was very mesmerizing... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Tucked away from the main road on a peninsula this park is well worth a visit offering some great walks and fine beaches

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