Is Cathedral Cove free?

Is Cathedral Cove free?

Yes, visiting Cathedral Cove is free. You can also park for free at the Hahei Visitor Car Park or at Hahei Beach.

Is Cathedral Cove better at sunrise or sunset?

Because Cathedral Cove is on the eastern side of The Coromandel, the best time to photograph is sunrise and the hour that follows.

Are there toilets at Cathedral Cove?

The two-toilet block overlooks the popular Whanganui A Hei marine reserve – a key attraction for visitors to Cathedral Cove, an idyllic location visited by more than quarter of a million people every year.

How long is the walk from car park to Cathedral Cove?

approximately 45 mins
The Cathedral Cove Walk from the carpark at the Hahei Village Entry Carpark on the outskirts of Hahei beach is approximately a 1.15 hrs walk. From the top lookout it is a 10 minute walk to Gemstone Bay Snorkel Trail, 20 min to Stingray Bay and approximately 45 mins one way to The Cove.

Is there shade at Cathedral Cove?

Choose Your Timing Right. So here’s the deal, EVERYONE wants to visit Cathedral Cove. If you’re heading there on a summer’s Saturday at midday, you’ll be fighting for a spot of shade, competing for photos and watching tour boats come in and out of the cove.

What time is low tide at Cathedral Cove?

The tide is currently falling in Cathedral Cove. As you can see on the tide chart, the highest tide of 2.1m will be at 10:10pm and the lowest tide of 0.8m will be at 3:45pm.

Can you kayak to Cathedral Cove?

Cathedral Cove. You will have to walk or take a boat or kayak to the famous Cathedral Cove, but you will soon appreciate why it is is one of the “must visit” locations in The Coromandel. Cathedral Cove Marine Reserve, Te Whanganu o Hei, covers 9 square kilometres and is New Zealand’s sixth marine reserve.

What is the tide in Cathedral Cove?

Our tide schedules are reliable and updated every day….Tuesday 5 July 2022.

Tide hour tidal height
low tide 04:58 1.5ft
high tide 11:00 5.3ft
low tide 17:05 1.4ft
high tide 23:22 5.8ft

Can dogs go to Cathedral Cove?

No. It is a Marine Reserve and no dogs are allowed.

How much does it cost to go to Cathedral Caves?

$10 per adult
How much does it cost? It’s $10 per adult and $2 per child, there is EFTPOS available.. The small charge is for use of the manned carpark, toilets, and access to the bush track, beach and caves. The carpark is manned, but we suggest you take any expensive personal belongings such as phones and cameras with you.

Can you kayak from Hahei to Cathedral Cove?

The kayak hire is purely for use in Hahei Beach and down to Cathedral Cove. Kayaks must stay within the yellow buoys which are approximately 200m off shore. Kayakers cannot go any further West than Cathedral Cove and cannot go any further East than the East-end of Hahei Beach.

What time is low tide in Hahei?

Hahei Tide Times / New Zealand

Tue, 5th Wed, 6th Sat, 9th
Low 5:33am (0.65m) High 11:27am (1.85m) Low 5:35pm (0.58m) High 12:02am (1.96m) Low 6:17am (0.64m) High 12:12pm (1.83m) Low 6:18pm (0.61m) High 2:11am (1.97m) Low 8:36am (0.6m) High 2:50pm (1.9m) Low 8:57pm (0.74m)

Why are Cathedral Caves closed?

The Caves are open for visiting between late October and May. Sometimes, spring tides delay the opening a few weeks. Access is limited to one and a half hours before low tide and up to one hour after low tide. It is not available before 7.30am or after 8.30pm.

How long does it take to kayak to Cathedral Cove?

It is a 5 minute crossing and costs $7 return. The Ferry departs approximately every ten minutes. We will arrange a time to meet you at Ferry Landing when you call us to check the weather forecast the day before your trip. The shuttle service is $20pp return.

How do I get to Donut Island?

How do you enter Donut Island? There is only one entrance to Donut Island – through a cave on the South-Eastern side of the island.

How far is Cathedral Cove from Hahei?

Hahei B&B is 5 minutes’ drive from Cathedral Cove. It is 8 minutes’ drive from Hot Water Beach. Hahei Beach and several shops and restaurants are within 15 minutes’ walk. Each room includes a refrigerator, a dining setting and tea/coffee making facilities.

Where is Hahei B&B located?

Offering an outdoor pool and free WiFi, Hahei Bed and Breakfast is located in central Hahei. Guests enjoy 24/7 reception and free on-site parking. All rooms offer a patio and a flat-screen TV. Hahei B&B is 5 minutes’ drive from Cathedral Cove. It is 8 minutes’ drive from Hot Water Beach.

Why choose Hahei bed&breakfast?

Hahei Bed & Breakfast, we offer luxury accommodation in one of the area’s top holiday locations. Guests will be able to look forward to quiet surroundings, large swimming pool and subtropical gardens. Relax into this idyllic environment, and prepare for the perfect beach holiday!