Another great little bay with a stretch of white sandy beach fringed by shady pohutukawa trees.You have to walk about 10-15 minutes from the carpark on the main road to reach it but it is well worth it.Unfortunately ,I don't have a good pic of it as it was too cloudy on the day we were there.You just have to take my word for it.more
Tutukaka is the gateway to the Poor Knights Islands 14 miles off the coast. The waters off the Poor Knights are famous for big game fishing and the Poor Knights themselves are a marine sanctuary.In addition there is an artificial reef that has been created by the sinking of the ex-naval ship 'The Navel Destroyer - Waikato', with all its weapons. ...more
Tutukaka is the gateway to the Poor Knights Islands 14 miles off the coast. The waters off the Poor Knights are famous for big game fishing. Visit The Whangerei Deep Sea Anglers Club where you can see a display of trophies for some of their world record catches.The latest attraction is an artificial reef created by the sinking of the ex-naval ship...more
Marina Road, Tutukaka, New Zealand
The cold water around NZ necessitates diving in a thick wet suit. Being from the warmer climes, this was a new experience for me...
The combination of the thick suit, hood, plus the added weight you need to sink it makes you feel like your wearing a Frankenstein costume... (Quite restricting...)