Smugglers Cove track (C16)

Smugglers Bay loop track and Busby Head, Whangarei Heads, New Zealand.

GPS: -35.848059 174.534678

Whangarei Heads map from Whangarei i-Site.

Whangarei Heads map from Whangarei i-Site.

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Smugglers--Bream Head tracks overview

Smugglers–Bream Head tracks overview

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Signed start of Smugglers Cove loop

Signed start of Smugglers Cove loop

Green greenery along Smugglers Cove loop.

Green greenery along Smugglers Cove loop.

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Smugglers Cove loop track---1000% views the entire loop!

Smugglers Cove loop track—1000% views the entire loop!

Smugglers Cove loop track—1000% views the entire loop!

The WWII gun emplacement on the Smugglers Cove loop---open for investigation.

The WWII gun emplacement on the Smugglers Cove loop—open for investigation.x

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Viewpoint bench near Busby Head

Viewpoint bench near Busby Head

Smugglers Cove as seen from Busby Head.

Smugglers Cove as seen from Busby Head.

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Overlooking Smugglers Cove and the south bit of the Bream headland.  Smugglers Cove has great swimming.

Overlooking Smugglers Cove and the south bit of the Bream headland. Smugglers Cove has great swimming.

Overlooking Smugglers Cove and the south bit of the Bream headland.  Smugglers Cove has great swimming.

More to-die-for Smugglers Cove views

More to-die-for Smugglers Cove views

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Access to Smugglers Cove beach.

Access to Smugglers Cove beach.

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Smugglers Cove and Busby Head from loop track.

Smugglers Cove and Busby Head from loop track.

 

 

On Smugglers Cove beach

On Smugglers Cove beach

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Views on the track above Smugglers Cove, looking at Mt Manaia over Urquharts bay

Views on the track above Smugglers Cove, looking at Mt Manaia over Urquharts bay

Views on the track above Smugglers Cove, looking at Mt Manaia over Urquharts Bay.

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One Response to “Smugglers Cove track (C16)”

  1. Chris Says:

    For even better views, head up to Mt Lion. 70 mins. on the sign, but you can almost get there and back in that time. We (senior citizens) took 45 mins. up and about 30 back, because we kept stopping for pics.

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