Amazing Hidden Bay and Sailing into Whangaroa Harbour

Sometimes you duck into a bay you found on the chart and strike out, other times you find a hidden gem and make lasting friends, we found the latter.  A kayak, a hike, a visit ashore and aboard QUIXOTIC, and an amazing dinner celebration that lasted all night. This morning we pulled anchor and waved goodbye to our new friends and made our way to Whangaroa Harbor, with a fresh kingfish in tow! Check out the pics below to see how amazing this place is. The Duke’s nose is awesome and we plan to hike it this week. Stay tuned. Cheers

Anchored in a spectacular bay! Can't name it though because we were sworn to secrecy by the owners who we are proud to call our new friends!

Anchored in a spectacular bay! Can’t name it though because we were sworn to secrecy by the owners who we are proud to call our new friends!

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If we had a house in NZ this would be the site!

If we had a house in NZ this would be the site!

Gorgeous coastline

Gorgeous coastline

Entering Whangaroa Harbor

Entering Whangaroa Harbor

Whangaroa Harbor

Whangaroa Harbor

Spot the face and nose on the peak behind! Called the "Duke's Nose" We'll hike to the top!

Spot the face and nose on the peak behind! Called the “Duke’s Nose” We’ll hike to the top!

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