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Photo: Cape Kidnappers Beach NZ

The turquoise hues of the ocean laps up on the sandy beach of Cape Kidnappers in Hawkes Bay, NZ.

Cape Kidnappers in Hawkes Bay on the North Island of NZ is a long peninsula that juts out into the Pacific Ocean with a tranquil beach that extends the length of the coastline. The steep cliffs of Cape Kidnappers rise above the beach where the view is outstanding and creates a stunning image of NZ beauty.The name Cape Kidnappers originated in 1769 when a Maori tribe member tried to abduct a crew member from the ship of Captain James Cook. Many historic stories surround the peninsula of Cape Kidnappers, NZ and are not truly understood until you visit this magnificent stretch of land.The world's largest gannet colony resides at Cape Kidnappers in Hawkes Bay, NZ and while you stroll the beach you are bound to see hundreds of gannets. Cape Kidnappers has become a popular tourist destination due to the gannet reserve as well as the unspoiled beach and surrounding land.Another attraction that brings ... continue below the picture...

Cape Kidnappers Beach NZ

Cape Kidnappers Beach NZ
Photo of the beach along the coastline of Cape Kidnappers in Hawkes Bay, NZ.

Pictures from photo gallery "New Zealand South Island"

This picture is part of the photo album "Ocean Pictures" - there are more beautiful images waiting for you.

... many travellers to Cape Kidnappers, NZ is the newest golf course which sits upon the cliffs above the beach and looks out over the amazing scenery.Beach and cliffs at Cape Kidnappers, Hawkes Bay, North Island, New Zealand.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/400 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 51mm.

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Cape Kidnappers Beach NZ
The turquoise hues of the ocean laps up on the sandy beach of Cape Kidnappers in Hawkes Bay, NZ.
Rolf Hicker
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