Maraehako Bay (I2)

Maraehako Bay and campground…and Whanarua Falls, East Cape New Zealand.

GPS camp: -37.673084 177.803519

GPS waterfall: -37.683469 177.789079

Maraehako-Whanarua overview

Maraehako-Whanarua overview

Paddling either kayak or Stand-up Paddleboard in Maraehako and Whanarua Bays is sweet!

Gorgeous Maraehako Campground.

Gorgeous Maraehako Campground.

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Maraehako campground entrance and pricing.

Maraehako campground entrance and pricing (2013 prices).

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Van camped at Maraehako...note the fire rings on the beach.

Van camped at Maraehako…note the fire rings on the beach.

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Stream swimming hole at Maraehako.

Stream swimming hole at Maraehako.

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Pebbly beach at Maraehako Cove campground.

Pebbly beach at Maraehako Cove campground.

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Kayak exploring the passages from Maraehako to its neighboring coves.

Kayak exploring the passages from Maraehako to its neighboring coves.

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Maraehako Cove tunnel

Maraehako Cove tunnel

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Whanarua Bay

Whanarua Bay

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Fabulous kayaking at Maraehako Bay.

Fabulous kayaking at Maraehako Bay.

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Scott Cook exploring Maraehako on a SUP board.

Scott Cook exploring Maraehako on a SUP board.

Near to Maraehako you’ll find the Whanarua Stream…and upstream a short scramble-splash you’ll find Whanarua Falls.

Whanarua Stream sign on the East Cape Rd.

Whanarua Stream sign on the East Cape Rd.

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The unsigned path to Whanarua Falls.

The unsigned path to Whanarua Falls.

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Whanarua Falls

Whanarua Falls

Whanarua Falls on the Whanarua Stream at Whanarua Bay….East Cape New Zealand.

2 Responses to “Maraehako Bay (I2)”

  1. Mack Apaapa Says:

    Excellent photos, and yes love this campground.

  2. Diana O'Brien Says:

    Just come back from a lovely stay at Maraehako Bay Camp ground. Simplicity is the key word. Very friendly hosts.

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