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We came here on a tour with an outfit called Tour Bro and boy were we surprised at the wild isolation. Black sand as far as the eye can see. I'm not sure I'd come here if I was driving myself as the access road...More
One more stunning beach west of Auckland, first thing you will notice is amazing drive to this beach. Crazy skinny road; away from the highways
If you ever come to Auckland, leave the city..Visit the countryside like Karekare Beach. There is a short walk to...More
Stunning beach, the access to which reminded me of drives back in Ireland - one lane roads & passing places - but with tropical vegetation. The sand really is black & all the more spectacular for it. We felt like we were on set for...More
This wild beach is found at the end of a crazy, skinny winding road. But it's worth the insane drive to visit. On the Monday morning we went, there were 3 surfers and a handful of people walking their dogs ... no one else around...More
Karekare Beach was my favorite black sand beach that we visited in New Zealand. The drive down to the beach is windy but beautiful. The trek through the bush (about 15 minutes) to get to the beach was also lovely. Then you walk up some...More
We parked in the car park then walked the 12 minutes through the bush then through the dunes to be welcomed by a huge black sanded area and loud waves, beautiful! We saw a few people with dogs but the area is so big everyone...More
Stunningly beautiful black sand beach. It took longer to drive than my GPS indicated. No one else was on the beach on a Monday afternoon. Nice picnic areas at parking. At least a 10 minute walk from the parking lot over fairly rough terrain. Do...More
Response from philcott01 | Property representative |
Thanks for your message - the Trek from the lower section of the track down by the bottom carpark is a very nice and easy track. There are no steep uphill climbs in this portion. I imagine she would quite enjoy... More
Thanks for your message - the Trek from the lower section of the track down by the bottom carpark is a very nice and easy track. There are no steep uphill climbs in this portion. I imagine she would quite enjoy it.