Short track down to Lonely Bay beach, a small but nice beach with fewer people than many beaches in the area.

Short 5-10 minute steep walk in Shakespeare Cliff Reserve from the track car park down to Lonely Bay Beach. Lots of steps. Track reasonably well maintained with a few issues on certain steps but a good track overall. Small, beautiful, less crowded beach with lots of Pohutukawa trees. Note that there are a number of tracks here in the Shakespeare Scenic Reserve including tracks to the Whitianga ferry, Cooks Beach and the Cliff overlook.

Quick Facts about this walk

  • Location: Cooks Beach
  • Distance: 1 km
  • Time needed: 5 Minutes
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Wheelchair Access: No
  • Route: Double back
  • Elevation: 50m
  • Wet Feet: No
  • Toilets: No
  • Dogs: Leash only
  • Mobile Coverage: Yes
  • Last Updated: November, 2019

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