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Akeake Historic Reserve Track

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Combine with a visit to Opito Bay

As we were staying in Opito Bay, and there is plenty of parking at the start of the track, there... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Kiwiseley
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Cracking coastline

What a super area with beautiful scenery along this coastline and the drive over from our... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
clarkebarkes1945
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Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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25 May 2017
“Combine with a visit to Opito Bay”
17 Apr 2017
“Cracking coastline”
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

As we were staying in Opito Bay, and there is plenty of parking at the start of the track, there was no reason to not walk this track. A steady climb for around 15 minutes and then about 5 more minutes of level walking has...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Kiwiseley
Reviewed 17 April 2017

What a super area with beautiful scenery along this coastline and the drive over from our accommodation on the outskirts of Kerikeri was picturesque. We stayed in this lovely area of Northland for two weeks in February 2016.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

How many beautiful spots are there in this country? A short walk (with a few steps and mind the tree roots which make great trip hazards) to a lovely look out and splendid views.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Colin582
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Bring your camera with you to this track. The nearly 360 degree view from the lookout at Akeake Point is simply stunning. You walk through manuka and kanuka bush. Look out for the remnants of a pa (Maori fort) along the way. Keep your dog...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Ace_Traveller_NZ
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My sister in law and i decided along with my daughter to go on a wee trip to opito bay. She talked us into walking up the track to the lookout and im pleased she did. What a stunning view and would be a lovely...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 84kendrab
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Absolutely love this place - shouldn't be doing a review as then more people will go there. About 20 minutes drive from Kerikeri. A steep ascent/descent from Opito Bay. Quiet often (away from holiday time) you can be at this little pebbly (large pebbles) beach....More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank SusanH343
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a fairly short walk, but somewhat steep at the start. You can walk straight to the point, or if you're feeling fit, also opt to pop down to the beach on the far side. You'll get great, elevated, sweeping views of the incredible...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Lost_4_8_15_16_23_42
Reviewed 10 December 2015

A really nice place to stroll around and take in the sights and the atmosphere. Some really nice photo opportunities along the way.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank TOM-C--LIVERPOOL
Reviewed 30 December 2014

We did a loop walk and went to the Maori pa lookout. It has beautiful views of the Bay of Islands and the boats. Very pretty and an easy walk.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Dianne P
Reviewed 2 December 2014

This walk is very popular and gives you a grat view of the Black Rocks, Kent Passage and Cape Brett in the distance. From here you can follow the track down to a good swimming beach and also rock fishing.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Jennifer W
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