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Whangaroa Harbour

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Wonderful walk with daughter

Absolutely stunning with amazing views. Awesome walkway well maintained last bit but freaky climbing a chain but well worth the view. Make sure you wear good shoes and take your... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Kaitaia, New Zealand
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Kaitaia, New Zealand
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46 reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stunning with amazing views. Awesome walkway well maintained last bit but freaky climbing a chain but well worth the view. Make sure you wear good shoes and take your time at the top amazing views.

Thank Rayanne72
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Tons to experience, fishing, swimming, hiking and climbing the Duke's Nose. Stopped at the Whangaroa pub called The Marlin for a few beers and wonderful local people to talk with. Watched a boat pull-in the the Whangaroa Deep Sea Fishing Club with a large Striped Marlin. The harbour is full of history as well.

Thank Lindsey J
Russell, New Zealand
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Whangararoa Sport Fishing Club, if your in this area make a point dropping by as this is one hidden boat harbour of North Island where big game fish weighed in. The club is open to public to view the catch or have refreshment drinks. While I sail into this wonderful harbour with some great history, I make a point to... More 

Thank yachtaiwa
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Absolutely blown away by the magical Whangaroa Harbour. Had no idea how stunning this harbour is! Without a boat of my own I would never have known what an awe-inspiring place this is when travelling around the area in Jan this summer. The Discover Whangaroa Harbour Tour took us up into the far reaches of the Harbour - I truly... More 

1 Thank Phillippa K
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Whangaroa Harbour is a great place to visit for some stunning views and scenery. Simply must be explored via boat to see the fantastic landscape and all the sights. Even better if fishing is your cup of tea!

Thank Kane B
1 review
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Spent 3 days in Whangaroa - stunning place and fished a day with Blue Water adventures - serious fishing and top skipper on well appointed boat. The skipper was informative and put us on the fish - nothing was too much trouble and the cost of the trip was more than fair. The boat has plenty of room for 5... More 

Thank Jo D
Warkworth, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This holiday park was just off the main road, Was a very nice bush setting and we asked the Manager who was friendly for a camp site to put our tent and boat up for the night. Had dinner in Maungonui and went up to the Maungonui Pa on top of the hill. Awesome views just on dusk. The facilities... More 

Thank 855karenb2016
Shelbyville, Tennessee
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12 reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Stunning views on the Whangaroa Harbour. I stayed in a rental house there for a few weeks and it was quite beautiful. There is not much there besides the gorgeous views and water but that is definitely part of the appeal.

Thank sdeandlde
Mount Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I see the Lodge referred to as KINGFISHER Lodge (a kingfisher is a type of bird, is it not?) Whilst this place is named KINGFISH Lodge in reality......after the huge game fish caught near the local waters. Please everyone, stop calling it Kingfish-er Lodge, it invites scorn and contempt on you if you can't even get the name of the... More 

1 Thank J3nnyJ3nny
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This harbour is a peaceful looking inlet although only rated 4 star because we did not see it during the day and found dining in the off season minimal during the evening.

Thank Bushtrackers88

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