Bream Head loop track (C17)

Bream Head loop track, Whangarei Heads, New Zealand.

GPS: -35.842761 174.56738

Smugglers--Bream Head tracks overview

Smugglers–Bream Head tracks overview

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The entirety of the Bream Headland.  The top of the track is the left-most rock knob.  This photo is from Kauri Mtn.

The entirety of the Bream Headland. The top of the track is the left-most rock knob. This photo is from Kauri Mtn.

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Ocean Beach carpark and signage

Ocean Beach carpark and signage

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Carpark map of Bream Head loop tramp

Carpark map of Bream Head loop tramp

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Coming up the Peach Cove track, this is where you turn left to begin the rough tramp up to Bream Head

Coming up the Peach Cove track, this is where you turn left to begin the rough tramp up to Bream Head

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The knobby rock of Bream Head seen from the Peach Cove track

The knobby rock of Bream Head seen from the Peach Cove track

Views along the Peach Cove portion of the Bream Head loop.

Views along the Peach Cove portion of the Bream Head loop

Views along the Peach Cove portion of the Bream Head loop

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The tip-top of Bream Head.  You've got to do some minor rock-climbing to get up here, but of course it's worth it!

The tip-top of Bream Head. You’ve got to do some minor rock-climbing to get up here, but of course it’s worth it!

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Epic view north from the top of Bream Head...Kauri Mtn showing at the end of Ocean Beach

Epic view north from the top of Bream Head…Kauri Mtn showing at the end of Ocean Beach

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Picnic table at the WWII radar station on the Bream Head loop track

Picnic table at the WWII radar station on the Bream Head loop track

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The isolated beach cove you can access as you come down the Bream Head track back towards Ocean Beach

The isolated beach cove you can access as you come down the Bream Head track back towards Ocean Beach

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Hidden beach cove along Bream Head loop

Hidden beach cove along Bream Head loop

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Track marker for Bream Head loop

Track marker for Bream Head loop

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Looking north over Ocean Beach

Looking north over Ocean Beach

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Ocean Beach, part of the Bream Head loop track

Ocean Beach, part of the Bream Head loop track

 

 

 

 

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