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Tawharanui Regional Park

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Takatu Rd, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
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“anchor bay” (18 reviews)
“native birds” (12 reviews)
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Takatu Rd, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand
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"anchor bay"
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"native birds"
in 12 reviews
"beautiful beaches"
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"bird life"
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"gravel road"
in 7 reviews
"piece of paradise"
in 5 reviews
"new zealand"
in 16 reviews
"long drops"
in 4 reviews
"drinking water"
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"white sandy beaches"
in 3 reviews
"proof fence"
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"sunny day"
in 8 reviews
"paradise on earth"
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"coastal views"
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"wildlife reserve"
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"mountain bikes"
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"rare birds"
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

The day I spent at Tahwaranui Regional Park with my photography club was wonderful. The walks we took produced some brilliant vistas, some marvellous images of the wild birds and the walks were invigorating. Not too strenuous, which suited this body of 70 years old....More

1  Thank marilyn-art
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

Tawharanui is a predator free environment, a short walk along the fishermans track meanders through native bush where endangered birds can be seen and heard, such a joy!

Thank Stephanie M
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

We camped in the DOC park there in a freedom camping rated motorhome--felt like parking in a farmer's field with dunes on our doorstep and glorious sandy beaches and rock formations just beyond. With the "pest fence" the bird life was remarkable. We brought mountain...More

Thank Erik B
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

One of our favourite places and regularly visited both for a day at the beach and for walks. The drive out to it along Takatu Road includes great views. Stop at the lagoon car park and do the Maori Bay walk (which includes a range...More

Thank 3mfs
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Reviewed 11 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

1  Thank Gary H
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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
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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
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Reviewed 22 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
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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
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Reviewed 11 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
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Heimana14
29 January 2016|
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No It's a predator free sanctuary
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Grace S
25 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..
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r0nnie99
11 November 2015|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Taxi you could, if you can find one,
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