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Manukau Heads Lighthouse

Awhitu Peninsula | South side of the Manukau Heads, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-235 1458
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Awhitu Peninsula | South side of the Manukau Heads, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-235 1458
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit! But not much to do there but has an amazing view. It's worth the drive. Probably a one off trip.

Thank ontheroad982017
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The drive from North Auckland to the lighthouse takes longer than you might think. Unless you are a 'lighthouse nut' the place is hardly worth the drive by itself; however, the scenic drive is awesome. The road is a bit curvy and narrow, but the...More

2  Thank AustinBobby
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A must see for residents of New Zealand and tourists. Had a private tour there the other day and the history is amazing and the views are breaktaking.

Thank Avrill B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The Manukau Heads Road which led to the lighthouse was winding . However it was worth it because the route was scenic . The lighthouse is a must visit if you are in Auckland. On the day of our visit (my husband and I) ,...More

Thank Khairiah77
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The view from the lighthouse was spectacular. The drive to the lighthouse was long and scary. Not good for people for car motion sickness. Probably will not go there again.

Thank Cecilia M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Beware, do not believe directions that state this lighthouse is only 45 minutes from Auckland. It took us way longer to get to this beautiful site. The roads are long and windy but once there, the views are amazing! You can go inside the lighthouse...More

Thank joyous-traveler2015
Reviewed 17 April 2017

a beautiful spot, unspoilt and definitely worth a visit. If the flight into Auckland are routed this way it is great for plane spotting.

Thank David L
Reviewed 1 April 2017

It is an old lighthouse with a nice view. Very popular, it was full of tourists. It is a bit remote but still worth the driving. You could spend the whole day if you include Awhitu Regional Park, about 15-20 minutes driving from the Lighthouse....More

Thank Haubert_F
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Its a long way from anywhere so go when the weather is calm and sunny so you can perhaps stop and have a picnic.The heads are grass covered sand dunes created 20 million years ago.

Thank nedrow5791
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Remote and a drive (at least another 90 minutes from Auckland central) but an interesting tragic slice of maritime history and beautiful location. It is so amazing to look back over the water and see how close the land is to the other side of...More

Thank tenthkid
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