Get yourself and a group of friends together and come and enjoy what has quickly become known as one of the finest multi-day walks in the North.
Based at Langs Beach(barely 90mins north of Auckland and 30 mins south of Whangarei), the walk heads off in a different direction each day. It crosses a variety of terrain, including stunning beaches, tidal rocks, private farmland, private bush, rural roads, established DOC walking tracks and the Te Araroa Walkway. The views along the way are spectacular.
You don’t have to worry about a thing, all your meals are provided, your linen is provided, there's no dishes to do and best of all, you don't carry a heavy back pack, just a small day pack. If you find yourself too tired to walk the return journey home, then you just need to ring and you’ll be picked up.
Explore the area by day, and at night, relax and enjoy your delicious two course dinner in a peaceful and secluded setting that looks out over Bream Bay to Marsden Point, Bream Head and Whangarei Heads.
Catered Coast Walks in the news:-
.NZ Herald story about Catered Coast Walks "A taste of the High Life" by Catherine Smith - published September 15th ,2012
....Walking NZ Magazine story about Catered Coast Walks "My favourite walk, Langs Beach Walk" by Judith Simpson - published August 2012.
.... The Northern Advocate's Lindy Laird wrote"...We watched the last of the light fold the nearby bush into blue and mauve pleats and turn Bream bay into an expansive pool of silver...." in a review titled, "That's some view"; published Nov 26th, 2011
NZ Herald's Travel Editor, Jim Eagles wrote ".....There before us was the magnificent sight of the Hen and Chickens, Sail Rock and Little Barrier, framed by Whangarei Heads and the stone figures of Manaia to the left and Cape Rodney to the right, all in a glittering sea of silver....." in a travel feature titled "Keeping Track up North"- published Nov, 2011.
.The Sunday Star Times' Kate Mead wrote....." Not only is the food impressive but all the vegetables came from the garden....the meal has that immensely gratifying home-made flavour and the presentation is just like something you would find before you in a five star restaurant....."(read full article on testimonials page)
Snippets from our visitors book........
"What a great place! Had excellent tramps in beautiful spots but come even if you don't want to walk, the food is amazing!..We'll be back...." - Keith, Marg ,Wendy & Dave.
"Memories are made of this! A special venue for a family reunion...Delicious cuisine and the walks through such wonderful terrain a delight. Warmest thanks - The Macdonalds.
"Stayed two nights and wished we'd booked more!!...Totally recommend this experience. Thanks muchly.." - Bill, Fern, Sue & Ray.
"We have had the most perfect 3 days....Beautiful accommodation, divine food and wonderful walks. We leave feeling restored and rested. Best wishes for the future of this special place. We will be back." - Helen & Carole.
" What an amazing way to celebrate the New Year.- Thank you both for this special experience..."Glamping" is the way to go!!!!.... Hope to be back again some day..." - Mara & Peter, Barbara & Douw.
"We came up north to tramp to see the Northland coast and our choice of "Catered Coast Walks" with hosts Natalie and "Chef Jac" has been unurpassable".- Ross & Anne.
"This has been a very special time! Thank you for your superb hospitality & gourmet food. Challenging and rewarding tramps with spectacular views..Will spread the word..." - Kay, Suzanne, Georgie & Celia.
" You guys have a wonderful piece of New zealand up here.... we thoroughly enjoyed our few days away, can't wait to bring our friends back. The whole experience has exceeded our expectations! I will be telling everyone we know to put this on their list of things to do. Thanks once again, you guys rock!" - Lisa & Bullet.
“Wonderful views, wonderful walks, wonderful food,
wonderful hospitality.” - Nancy.
"Thankyou Natalie & Jac for an amazing family holiday. Together you are the essence of kiwi hospitality and the coastal walks have been a reminder of how fortunate we are to be New Zealanders living in paradise. The meals were outstanding at the end of a long day walking the trails...." - The Stuart family.
" Just fantastic, that includes everything - walks, food, views, company, the lot. Congratulations on an awesome concept. Will be recommending this walk to everyone." - Barb
"You showed us a piece of paradise, with the weather to match....Will most definitely recommend you to friends. Well done and many thanks." - Gay & Peter