Cape Farewell Walk

Cape Farewell Walk

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Reviews

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Ondres S

Czech Republic

Ranking: 9/10

Really strong wind, actually increased the atmosphere.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Tereza Bulova

Czech Republic

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome atmosphere, very windy but great.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Bernd Giermann

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Fantastic dunes, great landscape.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Jacques Scohy

France

Ranking: 8/10

Nice walk along a huge, wild beach.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Sammy Kerrod

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

We visited on an incredibly stormy day - however it was EXHILARATING! Short, easy walk to the lookout and beyond, but watch out for sheep poo!

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Christine

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

There is a nice walk to the beach, where you can see the dunes. It is not too far and very easy.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Leonie Brabers

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Lovely views over the beaches and the mountains and across the sea.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Franco Panizza

Italy

Ranking: 8/10

Awesome nature reserve.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in April 2016

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Sean

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Got to see a seal lazily swimming in the cove by the cape.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Anika Danits

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Awesome track! The view and the cliffs are amazing.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Katharina Miehling

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

There is the beautiful beach I have ever seen before and there are seal pups and they are soooo sweet. My favourite place yet.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Leopold Kern

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

The walkway leads you to huge sand dunes that make you feel like you are walking through a desert!

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Nele Foerske

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Simply WOW! After walking along the beach we reached the sand dunes located in the middle of the Cape. Amazing! We just felt like we were placed in a desert. Only difference: we had the sea next to us.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Jacquet Ombeline

France

Ranking: 10/10

Lots of different landscapes with a lot of paths to take depending on the time that you want to walk.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Valentine de Beer

Denmark

Ranking: 8/10

Favourite place in New Zealand. A bit of a long walk at the end but great scenery.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Heidi et Mat

France

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful landscape, a lot of birds, beautiful sand dunes. We went there early so we were alone almost all of the walk.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Sascha Kaffenberger

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Unique, definitely worth to see it. If you are in this area then you have to visit this amazing place.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Claudia Hornig

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Unique spot at the end of the land, beautiful bay views, endless walking and the most precious sand dunes we have seen so far. Another must see.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Brandon Patton

United States

Ranking: 6/10

Sand was soft and the beach was beautiful.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Iris Kerbler

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Gorgeous walk, seals were chilling.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Lothen

Ranking: 8/10

Amazing landscape.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Isabella Sinnesbickle

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Track along the beach, lots of birds. Amazing sand dunes, everywhere. But it is really hard on a sunny/hot day. There is no shade.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Alice and James

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

At a dead end of the island so many miss it - highly recommended. Very quiet and incredible beach with great views out across the Spit. Check out the cliffs too.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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gita feichtingerova

Czech Republic

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome, seals everywhere, perfect trails, just really, really windy so be ready!

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Steffen & Steffen

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

The hike to Farewell Spit was amazing, really incredible landscapes especially the dunes at the end. Cape Farewell was beautiful as well with lots of possibilities to walk.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Carolin Siegert

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome view, nice walk between beach and sheep field, seal watching.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Philip Gosemann

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

You do not have to walk a lot and you can see amazing beaches.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Hendrik Schanz

Germany

Ranking: 4/10

Meh.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Maxime Ripoche

France

Ranking: 7/10

Feel like you are in a small desert surrounded by water, amazing experience,

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Adrien Godeloup

France

Ranking: 10/10

Great walk on the spit, beautiful lookout and scenery, huge space of sand. Good place to visit.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Przemystaw Tymizyszyn

Poland

Ranking: 10/10

Great walk to one of the best beaches, wonderful coastal walk.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Malgorzata

Poland

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing place, amazing views, I cannot find words to tell how much I enjoyed that place.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Christina Rodewald

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Sahara, so a lot of sand, and only 4km from the beach carpark.

Reviewed about 7 years ago

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Sandra Dirk

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Worth a visit, very remoted and wild. Nice little campground: Farewell Gardens/Puponga.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Alibeare

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Easy uphill walk magnificent views - great photo opportunities

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in October 2011

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Anita Tonks

England

Ranking: 9/10

Started with muffin and coffee at Paddlecrab cafe. A MUST. Then did a short walk (1 1/2 hour) down to the beach across onto the other side, back across fields - amazing.

Reviewed about 9 years ago

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Meriel & Paul Best

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Not well identified signing - need to make sure pointers are clearly seen from all crossings/points. Time taken was longer than stated.

Reviewed about 9 years ago

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Adam Gerrard

United Kingdom

Ranking: 6/10

Nice.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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Peter Tres

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Absolutely stunning, save horses and nice guides best thing you can do in NZ

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in January 2010

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Sandy Doodson

England

Ranking: 9/10

Easy to follow, most enjoyable.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in January 2010

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Ferth

France

Ranking: 8/10

Farewell Spit - walk on Spit. Just Nature at it's very best.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Senel

Italy

Ranking: 10/10

Good walk, sat on the cliff looking at seals.

Reviewed over 10 years ago