We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
This place is really so beautiful well it should be I feel it comes across alittle scummy now a days, the beach front for garnet viewing road across to camping is still not fixed the camp-site is very run-down and dreary looking it needs a...More
excellent time pass walking across the beach, easy access and plenty of places to park cars, there’s a nice cafe (clifton cafe) near the parking lot. if you wanna do a tour to cape kidnappers, there’s gannet beach adventures which operates once a day near...More
Need to get the tide times right here before setting out or you could get caught out. Parked at Clifton and set out firstly through the camp site and then on the beach. It was a hot day and there is no shade until you...More
We enjoy day walks when on holiday and this one rates highly. We had a perfect day - sea was flat, barely any wind and temp in the mid 20s. We started 3 hrs after high tide from Clifton Cafe as recommended and enjoyed a...More
Instead of taking the tractor and trailer along the beach we paid a little extra to go overland by 4WD. Great guide, very informative trip, awesome scenery and views. The gannets were a delight to watch. The service right from our original booking was also...More
The gannet reserve can be reached via a walk or tractor ride along the beach or from an overland bus tour. The gannets are used to people and their cameras. They fly and circle low over your head and around the colony
Cape Kidnappers is an isolated promontory 90 minutes to the south of Napier. Only accessible on foot (a five hour walk over risky beach terrain) or by private tour, the Cape is the home of the world's largest accessible colony of Australasian gannets. The Cape...More