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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 1 week ago

Amazing little spot for surfing, swimming, relaxing on the beach or playing on the grass park area. The water and waves are for beginners to the more experienced with sand not rock ocean floor and no dangerous swell or rips.

Thank DanSouthy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome waves for surf or buggy boarding, long nice beach, walks and tracks for everyone. There is also a camp site as one day is never enough in this awesome place.

Thank Lacr1s
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

A great place with facilities for both camping (you need a permit) and a day visit. Easy walks beautiful views and an excellent beach. Lots of information is provided as you discover this lovely park.

Thank petf1c
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I have spent the day at Tawharanui during Matariki festival this year. The Sunrise and teh view to the islands was spectacular. Anchor bay reminds me of Coromandel.

Thank XeniaNZ
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Outstandign regional park which has been set up to protect the native birds. Beautiful beaches and coastal views too.

Thank DavidP042
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
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
Reviewed 8 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
Reviewed 16 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
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

1  Thank Gary H
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29 January 2016|
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Response from flingfarelli |
No It's a predator free sanctuary
Grace S
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,