Tahakopa Bay (Map Reference No 14)

Takakopa Bay is a sandy bay surrounded by coastal Podocarp forest.

There is a 2 to 3 hour walk through the forest reserve and also a 40 minute walking track to an ancient Moa Hunting Camp at the river mouth.




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The Catlins New Zealand

There is so much to see and do in this amazing area of New Zealand's South Island. Whether you are a hiking enthusiastic or a weekend stroller, the many attractions offer an incredible diversity of flora, fauna and scenery.

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Ph 03 415 8338

Rewcastle Rd,
The Catlins,
New Zealand

On the Southern Scenic Route