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Bream Head Coast Walks

395 Ody Road, Whangarei 0174, New Zealand
+64 9-434 0571
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Pleasant easy 90-minute circuit

Did this walk twice stating from Urguhart Bay and going round by the gun emplacement (fenced off as... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand

As mentioned by the previous review, after 15 years of walking weekends this is one of the best, if... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Fiona E
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We are Northland's first three-day private unguided walk. Situated at Whangarei Heads our boutique walk encompasses private farmland, stunning ocean and harbour beaches, rural roads, recreational reserves and public walkways. Start each day from our immaculately presented lodge and walk through an amazing variety of landscapes. At the end of the day return for a delicious dinner prepared by us and cooked by you. This outstanding natural experience will leave you with lasting memories.
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395 Ody Road, Whangarei 0174, New Zealand
+64 9-434 0571
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Did this walk twice stating from Urguhart Bay and going round by the gun emplacement (fenced off as concrete roof looks unstable) and through native forest with good views of Whangarei Harbour entrance. The a circuit round to a stony beach and then a sand...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

As mentioned by the previous review, after 15 years of walking weekends this is one of the best, if not the best. Claire is a wonderful host who, not only is a magnificent cook, but has made sure that her guests are well provided for...More

Thank Fiona E
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This is the fifteenth year of our group of friends' walking weekends. This would be one of the very best. The big walk was taxing but stunning scenery. The thing that set it apart from previous walks was the accomodation, food and the host. Claire...More

Thank KiwiHelen_10
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A few of the much enjoyed aspects of our Coastal Walks break – the stunning local scenery and interesting birdlife, the outdoor bath which eased aches and pains at the end of the day and truckloads of super tasty homemade food. Claire took great care...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Did this in 2016 and I'm still dreaming about it. The food was better than any 5 star restaurant. The views were amazing to have a beach all to yourself for miles were incredible. im not sure what was better the hike or coming back...More

Thank suzie f
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Walks were great and Claire took the time each evening to go through the next day with us. Ocean Beach is breath taking, wild and majestic. Thanks for the great weather as well.

Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We were a group of 2 couples who headed to Bream Bay after dire weather warnings from the NZ met service. The weather turned out to be great as well as the walks. Claire was so helpful and flexible with the walks adapting them to...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Heads have world Class walks but having lived there for 40 years - the walks are not all obvious so havinga group who can help you with transport and ideas is wonderful

Thank Richard1901
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

What wonderful hospitality in a trully wonderful part of the world! Claire and Mark provide wonderful accommodation, amazing food and beautiful surroundings. The experience provided great walking options for various fitness levels too. Each with pretty amazing views. You might even see a Kiwi. Highly...More

Thank twalsh01
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We were a group of 10 women who have done these type of walks for 15 years and this would be one of the best! Even though weather was a challenge - torrential rain, thunder and lightening storms!- we still managed to do some of...More

Thank Sheryl R
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