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Tapapakanga Regional Park

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95 Deerys Road, Orere Point, Auckland, New Zealand
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Beach front with green background

This Regional Park combines the beach front with green mature hilly background. A peaceful place to... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
santo t
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Auckland, New Zealand
Quiet Place for a Morning Swim

Was staying at Ray's Rest and decided to have breakfast here. Very nice! A good number of campers... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
Etosha M
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Alberta, Canada
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“coastal walk” (2 reviews)
“stream” (2 reviews)
“council” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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95 Deerys Road, Orere Point, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

This Regional Park combines the beach front with green mature hilly background. A peaceful place to do a lot of things, walking, running, swimming, camping, cycling, kayaking, or just leisure sitting watching Coromandel Peninsula at the opposite side of Firth of Thames. Several campgrounds available...More

Thank santo t
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Was staying at Ray's Rest and decided to have breakfast here. Very nice! A good number of campers here, but still very quiet. Despite not being much of a swimmer, this was a very good place to splash in the waves. There is a tap...More

Thank Etosha M
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Reviewed January 15, 2017

Took a drive to Tapapakanga from Auckland, it is quite a way on some pretty windy roads but probably worth the drive. The grounds themselves are very nice and there are walks either side. It seems to primarily be a camp site but there weren't...More

Thank Kevin T
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Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Love coming here every year for over twenty years still his the fresh water.hole but has changed since last year

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Reviewed November 6, 2016

Great spot away from the crowds, there are a couple of choices of walks to do from the carpark. We did the coastal walk, found a great spot by the coast for a picnic, beware of the sandflies they enjoyed their lunch of us too....More

Thank Keith E
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Reviewed June 6, 2016

Took my two young daughters (3/5) and my wife. They enjoyed the beach and running in and out of the water. There are some really nice walks and lots of picnic places along the beach, with great views of the Coromandel. Also stop for really...More

1  Thank 422iana
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Reviewed April 25, 2016

70kms south east of Auckland is Tapapakanga Regional Park. Purchased by the regional council in the 1990's and made a regional park in 1995. The park has great views of the Firth of Thames. The park has numerous different activities including mountain biking, walking and...More

Thank Bruce F
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Reviewed January 4, 2016

Visited on a hot sunny Boxing Day. Nice swimming beach, trees for shade. It was busy, but not crowded like Maraetai or closer to Akld. Nice drive out there too.

Thank John_at_Zavkhan
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Reviewed April 24, 2015

There are two campgrounds in this regional park - Beachfront Camp - tents only (no motorhomes or caravans as the terrain is unsuitable) and Seaview Camp where we stayed (motorhomes and caravans only). The camps are secure in that on booking you are given a...More

7  Thank wendhmagz
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