An easy climb to a lookout spot above Windy Canyon offers great views of Whangapoua Beach to the north, and Kaitoke and Medlands beaches to the south.
Great Barrier Island
In this section we’ll share some of our experiences on Great Barrier Island. Looking for more ideas on things to do and places to see when visiting the Auckland region? You’ll want to check out our Top things to do in Auckland guide.
Te Ahumata may not be the highest peak on Great Barrier Island but this plateau shaped hill with its distinctive white cliffs is definitely worth climbing.
While Kaitoke’s natural hot pools are not a Barrier Island must-do, they are worth visiting if you’re looking for an easy walk and have some time to spare.