This secret blissful anchorage opens up as you enter a very unpromising wild rocky bay a few miles south of the formidable looking Cape Brett.
Exploring ashore, the climb gave us a view over the ridge to the west into the Bay of Islands, our next destination. As we walked through the bush there were areas sweet with the smell of honey. All along the path we heard cicadas, with the occasional tuneful call of the bell bird. A fantail said hello before dipping away.
A very good day will now be called a Whangamumu day