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“Manukau Heads”

Manukau Heads Lighthouse
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US$219.98*
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Waitakere Ranges Guided Walk from Auckland
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

A long way but worth the trip amazing to see the heads and the wild sea, stopped and had the most amazing hamburger at this obscure takeout !!!

1  Thank Paula W
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Reviewed 12 July 2014

We wandered down here one sunny Sunday whilst tiki-touring. It's one of our best finds in the Auckland area. A beautiful, small, Cape Cod style light house sits on a cliff overlooking the water. You can go inside the lighthouse for a gold coin donation. The area is unspoiled and if you like nature and the out doors, do visit this place. Along the way there are many stunning views and a couple of lovely galleries to explore.

The lighthouse and it's surrounds would be a fantastic place to while away a lazy day, picnicking and just relaxing whist surrounded by wonderful vistas of sea and shore..

3  Thank Beth M
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

So near to Auckland yet so far. Well worth the drive through greatly varying countryside with amazing views of both the Manukau harbour looking at a different side of the normal Auckland and the wild west coast cumulating in the view of the Manukau Bar, a know dangerous sea harbour entrance and senic vista that changes every day and with the weather all seen from the great vantage point of the historic lighthouse that leaves you knowing the drive was worth the trip.

1  Thank RodG93
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

Specially drove down 3 hours to see the lighthouse, which turned out to be a little disappointing. You can read about the history inside the lighthouse and there is also a donation box for you to make a contribution to the maintenance of the lighthouse. Although the lighthouse itself wasn't what we expected, the view of Tasman Sea from the lighthouse was stunning. I wouldn't recommend specially travelling down to the lighthouse.

3  Thank yanshyanne
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

worth the journey around Awhitu ... see the harbour and tasman meet at the Manukau Heads, learn stories, a trip to another time

1  Thank Peter S
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