This popular walking spot is where Frodo, Sam and Gollum reached the Black Gate in The Lord of the Rings.
The full Red Rocks Coastal Walk takes 2-3 hours, but can also be completed in parts; the area has a variety of walking and mountain biking tracks, along with popular diving, surfcasting and beachcombing areas.
Red Rocks and its surrounding reserve are of national significance, with fascinating geology and Māori history.
New Zealand fur seals can be seen in the area in winter, from May-August.
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