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The Xena Film Locations - KAREKARE

Take the road to Karekare. At Karekare you can walk down to the beach on a 200 yard walk. It is similar to Piha Beach but less residentially developed. The Watchman in the middle of the beach is another reminder of the former volcanic activity. But if you are a Xena fan you are ofcourse looking out for the falls. Leave the parking place at Karekare beach and go right and walk up for about 200m. On the left side of the road you will notice the beginning of a small track. Take it and get surprised by the beauty that awaits you at the end. These falls and the little pool in frot of it, have been used at the end of THE FURIES just before you get the closing scene with Xena and her mother. Also used in WARRIOR PRIESTESS, TRAMP just before you get to see Gabrielle and Priestess Leah walking in the forest. It has been used as a linking shot. Didn't find any scenes with it? The Piramide Rock in the sea at Karekare Beach has been inserted in a background scene which you can see at the beginning of RETURN OF THE VALKERY.
You get more to see of the track and the falls with pool on the video.

THE FURIES

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KareKare - The Furies   KareKare - The Furies
The Karekare falls in full nature. This picture has been taken at the beginning of the track. A little close up and you come close to the episode shot
 
The Karekare shot in The Furies.
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And this is one of the scenes that comes after the Karekare shoot. The closing conversation scene between Xena and Cyrene. Gabrielle is gathering firewood.
 
This picture shows you the pool at the base of the falls. According the local info it is a popular place for picknicks.

Look how the water falls with force. Dramatic ain't it?!
     
Take a look at the video to get surprised and amazed by this beauty of nature.

WARRIOR, PRIESTESS, TRAMP

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KareKare - Warrior Priestess Tramp KareKare - Warrior Priestess Tramp
Here the linking shot in WPT which is a bit different from The Furies. And just after that you get the walk of Gabrielle with the Priestess.

KAREKARE SPECIALS

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KareKare - Xena Film Locations
Insert the Piramide Rock of Karekare into the Ulysses track at Bethells Beach and you get the beginning of Return Of The Valkery
KareKare - Xena Film Locations
   
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Shot from across the road. Karekare track in the back.
This picture shows the track towards Karekare beach.
The surfclub is at your right side.
The Watchman
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