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Went here during a recent stay in Auckland. Traveled out here and watched sunset then set up for some night photography at the end of one of the walkways looking out to sea and above the colonies of birds. The Milky Way was visible very...More
I went to Muriwai Beach with my family, son, daughter in law, 6 year old granddaughter and 3 year old grandson. Th e Beach was spectacular, and the black sand a revelation. Fascinating. The 3 year old spent hours digging in the sand and running...More
Sunday morning stroll. Take your camera this was, my first visit and if you love people watching bird watching and love the ocean its the place to be. Good walking shoes or don't do heels. Steps are involved so just take it easy gets busy...More
Love this place. Not far from Auckland. Gannett colony is interesting to watch. Walk along the surf beach. Great place to sit up the top of the hill with magnificent views and have a picnic lunch. Swimming great too!. This is one of the best...More
Great experience to be had there. Good well sign posted walk, beautiful views, magical beach, good clean toilets in multiple locations, good coffee shop near beach. Could do with more bus parks though.
The black sand beach is great. Especially if you have a magnet. Try it and you’ll see why :) The waves are great to watch if the weather is a bit stormy. The gannet colony absolutely stinks but is definitely worth seeing. It’s a nice...More
We spent over an hour here as there are a couple of different look outs where you can view the birds and the coastal views from.
The smell is very strong but it didn't bother us as we came to see the birds and we...More
Just amazing that these birds hunker down on this wild exposed rocky outcrop and are able to land, fly, mate, make nests and raise babies while we watch. Love visiting here between October and April to see the gannets