Te Paki Stream

Te Paki Stream

Sand Dune Walking

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35 Rankers Reviews

32 Face-to-Face

165 Walking

7 Kaitaia

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Driving up the Te Paki Stream
Almost there
An easier way to get down - Sand Boarding

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NZ's version of walking the moon

Park your vehicle at Te Paki Stream car-park walk over the nearby sand dunes. It's a surreal experience.

NOTE - Unfortunately this place has a history of car break ins. So lock your vehicle and maybe keep one person close while the other/s wander further.

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North IslandNorthlandKaitaia

Categories

  • Walking
  • Free

Reviews

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Tom Bennett

England

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing views, great access to hire boards.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Dorthe Soeholm

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Lots of sand and lots of fun.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Martha and Simon

Canada

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful, even in foul weather. Worth the trek.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Taruo Toomsalv

Estonia

Ranking: 9/10

A lovely sand climb.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Guilhem

France

Ranking: 8/10

Walked around and really enjoyed the spot. $15 to rent a board on site. Take a board with you before you go.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Gregor Szymiczek

Poland

Ranking: 10/10

Great place for fun and photos, it is like a desert.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Ulf

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

High sand dunes, well signposted, good parking.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Sarah Dorsett

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Sand dunes to your left and ocean to your right. Perfect. Particularly liked the key hole rock out to sea.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Sylvain Schiber

Ranking: 10/10

Go to the top and then fly to the bottom :p

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Eline

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Pretty hard to climb them. Good fun and unforgettable!

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Tom Theuer

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Nice walk over the dunes through a little river. Awesome place, nice landscape, feels like the Sahara.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Jan

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

The sand dunes are gorgeous. We were so impressed of this natural wonder. You do not have to hire a sandboard as well, it is as much fun if you hike the dunes.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Tilman

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

It feels like being in the desert, you can slide from the top.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Nick Morrison

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