Cathedral Cove beach

Cathedral Cove is a small wild beach located in the north of New Zealand. Cathedral Cove is known for a rocky arch formed in the middle of the rock. In shadow of rocky arch you can hide from the summer heat and on background - to make the most beautiful photos.

Beach description

From the beach line of Cathedral Bay offers beautiful views of the Islands and mountains of New Zealand, endless ocean, dense forests. Local waters are suitable for swimming 9 months a year. Local waters are completely transparent and rich in fish.

Please note: there are no shops, bars and other infrastructure in Cathedral Bay. Nearest place where you can buy food is 3 km South-East of the beach (Hahei village). Also on the territory of the Cathedral Bay is forbidden to fish, build fires, litter. Violators of the order are waiting for a large fine.

Cathedral Bay is popular with surfers, naturalists, families with children, solo tourists and other people who appreciate the beauty of nature. There are many tourists on weekends. On weekdays, the beach remains half empty. This place can be reached by taxi, private transport or bus going to Hahei.

When is the best time to go?

The best time to travel to New Zealand is December-January, the local summer. Despite the warming, the temperature rarely exceeds 30 degrees, so relaxing on the beach here is very comfortable.

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Hahei Sea Vista 2
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Hahei Bed and Breakfast
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7 place in rating Oceania 43 place in rating TOP-100 of the best beaches in the world 2 place in rating New Zealand
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