Castle Point Lighthouse Walk

Castle Point Lighthouse Walk

Castle Point Lighthouse Walk

Reviews

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Mike Fricker

Ranking: 10/10

28Sept18. Great walk up. Very windy when we were there. Walked up in the evening for sunset then next morning for sunrise, an early start, but not alone.
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Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Ambar Du

Argentina

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful place. We did a nice walk.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Augustina Fernandez

Argentina

Ranking: 6/10

Make sure you see the sunrise there! It is amazing.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Richard Mower

England

Ranking: 10/10

Stunning, stunning, stunning!! The ridge walk loop from the lighthouse carpark to Castlerock and back along the beach is one of the best we have done in the North Island.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Hazel Norman

England

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent location, very remote and nobody there. Beautiful view from the lighthouse and good track up the hill beside it. Also seals.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Jade Williams

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

A good beach always good surfing too.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Kees Mol

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

A beautiful place! We did a nice walk to the Rock. No restaurants, just one small shop/cafe.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Olga Barathova

Czech Republic

Ranking: 10/10

We woke up early with the sunrise and it was an amazing view.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Daniel Roedel

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

It is a bit longer drive from the highway but it is definitely worth it. The beach, the lighthouse and the breath-taking cliffs are awesome. Climbing on Castlepoint Rock offers an incredible view over the bay and the best thing: you are away from the masses of tourists!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Dave O'Brien

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely spot, good walks, scenic lighthouse, good adventure to the cave past the seals and waves. Pretty unique geographical feature, wish I had a surfboard.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Stella and Merle

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Seals, beaches, caves, a lighthouse, sea lions and a very windy walk to Castlepoint - amazing! The long way was definitely worth it.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Bob Fontaine

Ranking: 10/10

In my opinion the most beautiful lighthouse in the North Island! First you will have to walk on a beach (make sure it is low tide!). The lighthouse itself and its surrounding are just beautiful. The drive from Masterton takes about 1hr, easy drive.

Reviewed about 5 years ago

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Claudia Bauch

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful beach and walk and cave.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Pierre Gentile

France

Ranking: 9/10

Walks, exploration and big seals at the entrance of the lighthouse cave, very beautiful place with a lot to do.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Roy Matthieu

France

Ranking: 10/10

My favourite spot in the south of the North Island. The lighthouse and the cove and the beach are just awesome. A free overnight car park as well to enjoy the twilight and the sunset.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Mike and Caroline

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

We went in the pouring rain and it was great fun. The wind was so strong! Great sea views well worth a walk, only takes 30 min return max. Be careful if it is bad weather you don't get stuck on the lighthouse side!

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Gema

Spain

Ranking: 9/10

Look the sunshine on the lighthouse is wonderful.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Gerry Donoghue

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

A great location.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in January 2010

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Mille Winther

Denmark

Ranking: 8/10

Walk to the hill opposite the lighthouse and climb it to get a very nice view. Explore the beach 10 mins drive from Castlepoint (North). You will find a vertical rock beach.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in November 2009