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Had a fabulous trip by old tractor and trailer along the beach to view the gannet colony. Friendly, informative guide, great way to see the birds and learn a bit about the history of the area, highly recommend.
Really interesting trip and sights. I didn't feel like we were impinging on the Gannets home which was nice, as the clifftop is large. Good to get a bit of exercise on the way up as well. You can't help but take amazing pictures with...More
Having checked the tides, we parked the car and set out on the beautiful beach walk with towering cliffs on one side. At the 8 klm mark we saw the first of the Gannet colonies - the smaller colony. We then decided to continue on...More
Drive to Murawai Beach from Auckland was easy and quick. There is a bit of a climb to see the gannet colony but it is definitely worth it. Fantastic views, a smell of the sea, sun shine - and the birds. This is simply a...More
This is a unique adventure and if you like sea, cliffs and birds this is a trip not to miss. You can walk there but it's a long way and going on a tractor, though pretty bumpy and sometimes a bit hair raising, was fun....More
A tractor ride along the beautiful coastline a tour guide with experience and knowledge and a sense of humor not to be faulted. (thanks Murray) The Gannet colony didn't disappoint either these bird are magnificent, parent birds protecting their young on the cliffs of Cape...More
You can sit beside the colony, really close to the birds, just a rope to remind you not to get so close that you disturb them. It is magical to see how the nests are organised just out of reach of the next bird, to...More