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Puhoi, New Zealand

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  • Puhoi, New Zealand

    Paddle on the Puhoi River

    This 8km paddle (one way) begins in the quaint Bohemian village of Puhoi (-36.512036, 174.661521) nestled in-between the scenic hills north of Auckland. You'll find ample parking and an excellent launching area at the historic wharves just across from the Puhoi General Store (be sure to return he...
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  • Auckland, New Zealand

    Hike the Summit Track on Rangitoto Island

    4.3
    2.4 mi / 850 ft gain
    Starting from the Auckland Ferry Terminal (-36.842505, 174.767258), jump on the Fullers Ferry to Rangitoto Island (-36.786279, 174.858345). A short, beautiful 30-minute ride through the city's harbor will end at the island's wharf.  Rangitoto is a volcano, the youngest and largest in the Auckland...
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  • Auckland, New Zealand

    Sunset Hike Mount Eden

    5.0
    2.9 mi / 643 ft gain
    This brief hike up to the summit is perfect for any evening of your choice, providing an amazing 360 degree views, and of the downtown core. For those a little short on time or energy, you can also drive to and park at the summit to enjoy the sunset.Starting at the Mt Eden parking area, you work ...
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  • Muriwai, New Zealand

    Explore Muriwai Beach

    4.5
    Muriwai Beach is located about 42km Northwest of Auckland at the Southern end of a 50km unbroken stretch of beach. It consists of staggering cliffs composed of sand, rock, and old volcanic material. The ancient volcanic activity about 20 million years ago also caused an increase in iron content i...
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  • Piha, New Zealand

    Evening at Piha Beach

    4.8
    The beautiful black sand stretches as far as the eye can see at Piha Beach. Just a short hour drive from nearby Auckland, Piha Beach makes for the perfect evening getaway.Hike to the top of Lion Rock (well almost the top...the last portion of the trail is closed due to loose rock and hazardous co...
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  • Piha, New Zealand

    Hike the Mercer Bay Loop

    4.5
    0.9 mi
    Starting at the end of Log Race Road, just outside Piha, this well groomed loop track takes you along the cliff line above the Tasman Sea and back to the carpark. The Mercer Bay Loop guarantees access to some stunning scenery, and has plenty of accessible spots to stop and take pictures, have lun...
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  • Karekare, New Zealand

    Explore Karekare Falls

    0.2 mi / 98.4 ft gain
    A stunning horsetail waterfall that is only a short, uphill walk from the Karekare beach carpark (roughly 100m from carpark to track) in the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park. The waterfall is approximately 30m tall, casting a spray of clear fresh water down upon a cool swimming hole.  The flow is s...
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