Split Apple Rock beach access...

Split Apple Rock beach access track

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33 Rankers Reviews

28 Face-to-Face

273 Walking

14 Abel Tasman

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Split Apple as seen from the beach
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Time: 15 min each way

A little known walk to a fantastic golden sand beach with the freakish Split Apple Rock that sits on a reef out front. The rock itself looks best at a high tide, but low tide provides greater beach space and check out the little caves at the northern end. Great little adventure for the family.

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South IslandNelson RegionAbel Tasman

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  • Walking
  • Free

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C Clarke

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Good track leading down to the beach with views of the rock and access to caves. Carpark was however quite overcrowded.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in February 2017

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Malcolm Craig

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Last saw the rock 60 years ago when the only way was by boat. Great walking track even for geriatrics like my self.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Melissa Fuster

France

Ranking: 7/10

Pretty little beach with black and golden sand, we were lucky to enjoy a day with 27 degrees - it was so perfect.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Anaelle Morand

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing spot, 15 minute walk, impressive rock that we never saw before.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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S Black

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful! Had to park at the top of the hill with the motorhome and walk down. Not too bad at all - had baby in backpack and five year old walked. Walking track is well maintained.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Ben Blackwell

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful bay with stunning rock formations. Motorhomes need to park on the road above the carpark, but it is only 100m away from the track entry.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Helena

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Walk not spectacular but nice quiet beach with Split Apple Rock view. You can also swim there.

Reviewed about 3 years ago

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Ahmed Mohsen Aly

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Great beach with an interesting rock formation. There's even a toilet for when nature calls which was very convenient.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Candice Bergon

France

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful beach.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in November 2014

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Andreas Liebe

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Short walk, sea, possible to climb over the rocks, picnic (without table and chairs), beautiful view, some boat tours with tourists.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Hanna Liebe

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice, short walk.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Lena Hanhart

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

It was a really nice walk with lots to see. The stairs were awesome.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Steffen

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Named after a rock looking like a split apple. Beautiful day, great for swimming and relaxing.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Nick Morrison

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