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Beach Camping

Very secluded beach, took awhile to hike in but well worth it. Swimming o.k. a few more jellyfish... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Pamela M
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Sensation views, lovely trees

A lesser known walk, with beautiful trees, and stunning beach at the end to cool down with. We had... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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Waihi Beach, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

It is walks along the Reserve starting from the north end of Waihi Beach. Climbing to higher and higher ground you can see white beautiful sandy Waihi beach below. Also the rocky beach below in front of the beach where some of visitors do the...More

Thank santo t
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Very secluded beach, took awhile to hike in but well worth it. Swimming o.k. a few more jellyfish than I would like but overall recommend.

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Beautiful vistas and a stunning white sand beach for reward. About a 45 minute hike to the beach. Good trail. I have some fear of heights and this trail, while it went along the side of a hill, was manageable. We did not go on...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Fantastic views from up the top of the scenic reserve. Great places to walk and exercise and sit and watch the world go by.

Thank habanachooky
Reviewed 4 January 2018

A lesser known walk, with beautiful trees, and stunning beach at the end to cool down with. We had a packed lunch to enjoy on the beach!

Thank Lindynz
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Nice private beach. Make sure you take food/picnic supplies down to make a day of it. Great place to surf/boogie board too! If you plan to do the walk to the waterfall, make sure you have proper footwear on. It’s a decent trek!

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A comfortable 40 min walk to a secluded white sand beach in a scenic reserve dominated with Pohutakawa Trees. The native pigeon is very dominant and fishing from the northern rocks is very popular. A photographer's paradise with a walk perfect for a family outing....More

Thank Barry J
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We walked over to Orokawa bay then onto the waterfall . The track to the bay is well maintained and easy walking ... just enough hills. The walk to the waterfall was pretty much up the stream with the odd orange marker to guide. Lots...More

Thank GriffnLeanne
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This was an exceptional walk right from the beach. The views were stunning. The path is well maintained

Thank debbieBermuda
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This would have to be the most beautiful beach in NZ. It takes about 30 minutes to walk there from the north end of Waihi Beach and requires only average fitness. The beach has a beautiful flat grassy and shady reserve backdrop; great for picnics...More

Thank Graeme N
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