Te Paki Stream

Te Paki Stream

Sand Dune Walking

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Tom Bennett

England

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing views, great access to hire boards.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago

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Dorthe Soeholm

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Lots of sand and lots of fun.

Reviewed over 3 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 over 3 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Taruo Toomsalv

Estonia

Ranking: 9/10

A lovely sand climb.

Reviewed over 3 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 over 3 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 over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Ulf

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

High sand dunes, well signposted, good parking.

Reviewed over 3 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 over 3 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 almost 4 years ago

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Eline

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Pretty hard to climb them. Good fun and unforgettable!

Reviewed about 4 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 about 4 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 about 4 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 over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Anna Wilke

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

A good fun!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2015

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Marianne Leclerco

France

Ranking: 8/10

One of the most surprising landscapes you can find in New Zealand. You can walk for hours in the middle of this desert landscape, until you reach a beautiful beach. You can also rent a board and sledge on the dunes.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in November 2015

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Josef Biller

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Most fantastic walk of our trip in the North Island. You can only go at low tide. But what an experience!! Takes 2-3 hours in total and don't forget to run down the dunes!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Joris

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Something special, a bit hard to climb the way back to the top of the dune. You can rent a sandboard for $15 also.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Maddalena Buffoni

Italy

Ranking: 9/10

Several dunes dominate the end of Ninety Mile Beach. Heat and scenery bring you to another place. Africa or New Zealand?

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Sibylle and Nadine

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice spot, the giant sand dunes are quite impressive.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Hubert Schmid

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome place! Rent a board!

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in October 2014

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Debora Grusler

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Really high dunes, like in a desert, fun to climb up or roll down.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Matthias Freiling

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great, you feel like you are in the middle of the Sahara!

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Andreas Jung

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

You have the feeling you are in the Sahara.... so many sand, amazing view over the Ninety Mile beach, funny walk over the dunes, you can rent a sandboard.

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Susser

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

If done before or after bus crowds an outstanding experience. Bring own board for sandboarding.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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KDS_Holiday

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

The most fun you can have - this place is awesome.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago

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Thomas

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Incredible fun.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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ToGy

Belgium

Ranking: 8/10

Funny and free. What do you want more. Pretty high dunes, though walk.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Roberto Hallblom

Sweden

Ranking: 7/10

The sand dunes look just like a desert.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Theresa

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

On the top with the beautiful view was very good, surfing is another good thing to do!!

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Danielle

United States

Ranking: 9/10

A beautiful place where the 2 oceans meet/sand dunes transport you to another world - amazing!

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Johanna & Mark

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great experience. You walk for 10 minutes and think you are right in the middle of the desert. Great lookout!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Christoph & Maria

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great experience in sunny weather conditions, you feel like you are in the desert.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Amanda Neall

Canada

Ranking: 8/10

Had a great walk through the giant sand dunes, bring a sand/body board and it is hours of free fun!!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Meg & Steve

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome! Climb, surf and just check out the views!

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in May 2010