Cape Kidnappers (Gannet Colony)

  • 3 hr 30 min – 5 hr 30 min return via same track
  • Easy

To reach Cape Kidnappers Gannet Reserve from Clifton Domain there is a pleasant walk at low tide along 8 km of beach.

Key information
Walking time
3 hr 30 min – 5 hr 30 min
Distance
16.0km
Type
Return via same track
Return via same track
Grade
Easy
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Clifton Domain: 21 km south of Napier and 18 km east of Hastings
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Maps
NZTopo50-BK39
Altitude
Sea level

Flat easish walk. Have to check with Info Centre in Napier for tide times - these are CRUCIAL. Track rather boring and long on beach. Very easy to get sunburnt on a hot day. Take plenty of water. Wouldn't recommend for young children.

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ID 1875

About this track

Added 26 April 2007 by for_ellyfor_elly. No revisions.
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