I chose the Jubilee Walk, which takes in Cornwallis Beach and Cornwallis Wharf, but there is surely more in the area worth exploring. I can’t recommend the Jubilee Walk as a loop, because the road part is dry and dusty and busy with traffic, but the bush part of it is nice enough, although pretty short. Park in the first carpark you see on Pine Avenue – there are signs for the Jubilee Walk. Park on the right side of the road, and take the track that way.
You’ll soon arrive at Cornwallis Beach, which was the highlight of my visit.
It’s a long beach, with plenty of grass and picnic areas along its length.
Maui dolphin have been spotted at Cornwallis Beach, but I wasn’t so lucky.
From some points along the beach you can see McLachlan Monument. Monument Track may be a nice walk, certainly a nice climb, sure to offer some great views.
Once I got a look at a map near the beach I got a better idea of what the area and the various tracks offer.
In retrospect I should have gone and done the Kakamatua Beach Walk, and gotten a look at another Cornwallis area beach. But instead I went and had a look at the view from Huia Point Lookout. It’s well worth a stop if you’re in the area.
Huia Beach was another worthwhile stop.
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