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Tawharanui Regional Park

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Takatu Rd, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
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“anchor bay” (17 reviews)
“native birds” (12 reviews)
Takatu Rd, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Warm sun filled our visit here. Great secluded beach with very few people. A local warden was very helpful and friendly. I didn't see a kiwi but I'm told that's not that unusual. The views around the coastal path are spectacular totally family friendly. Surf...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

A visit for the whole Family which will be enjoyed by old and young taking care to ensure water safety. Walk along of many of the designated paths and walkways to ensure nature is observed and protected for future generations.

Thank Johan C
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Tawharanui is possibly one of my favourite places. I feel a bit loathed to give an "excellent" rating as once the word spreads everyone will want to be there! Only a short drive from Auckland, has an amazing white sand beach and clear, clean water!...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Stunning - pretty cool that the park was created in the first place. You hear a lot of indigenous birds here and lots just strolling about. It's pretty evident the impact rats, possums and stoats are having elsewhere. Anchor bay is perfect for an afternoon...More

Thank jimtay63
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I am so glad mu husband & I braved the windy metal road to visit this regional park. The beach, the views, the wildlife & the bush were all fantastic. We did the Eco walk and spent a large part of it stopping trying in...More

Thank X-El-Paso
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Tawharanui is a unique gem 💕💕....breathtaking views, white sandy beaches, crystal waters, walks and hikes plus plenty of marine and wild life life to observe and enjoy. Fun for all ages.🐬🐬 Beware however that road leading to Tawharanui is in places very narrow and winding...More

Thank _grass_esposti
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The drive from Auckland with breathtaking rural views made the visit to Anchor Bay even more memorable. We packed a good picnic but also stopped at a winery on the way. The water was clear and arriving at high tide meant that we missed the...More

Thank Fiona A
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The winding road leads to this fabulous beach with good access, plenty of car parks and a magnificent beach to relax on. International visitors love this beach

Thank 70Margy
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Another of our Auckland regional parks well worth the drive up there (about an hour north of Auckland on a relatively quiet day) Part of the road is unsealed and winding so take care. Its a massive beach plenty of room for parking and plenty...More

Thank NZBunny
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here on my way round all the key beaches in North Island and this is one of the most beautiful I have had the pleasure to experience. Have to get there via a an unsealed road but it's really worth it. If I...More

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28 January 2016|
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Response from flingfarelli |
No It's a predator free sanctuary
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24 December 2015|
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Response from KoruHideaway | Reviewed this property |
Yes, unfortunately you do need a car….we occasionally see people hitch out there..
11 November 2015|
Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Taxi you could, if you can find one,