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This beach is rated among the top ten in the WORLD, so we went there.
After parking (space is limited, so better be early!) you have to walk some 1000 meter of very rough terrain, eventually cross some water, but when you succeed you will...More
The best thing about this beach is the fun getting to it. You have to wade across a stream, negotiate rocks, walk a bush path through nicau palms to arrive at a beach that is beautifully unspoilt.
Beware though there is nothing but beach when...More
The path to get to the beach is rocky. During high tides the only way to reach to the beach is through a rocky path followed by a pathway. During rains the pathway can become very muddy and slippery. It took us about 40mins to...More
Whangapoua Beach is a very popular
beautiful beach only a minute by car from Earls Paradise Campsite
A lovely 30 min walk via Lagoon Beach and Coastline to
The Very popular New Chums Beach
A 7.5m Charter Fishing Launch on site sure
to haul in...More
So we were told this beach had received the review as one of the top ten beaches in the world. We had to go there. It needs to be near low tide as you need to cross a river. It takes about 20-30 minutes gentle...More
Obviously a holiday town for New Zealanders. Housing is rather basic but well maintained as is the lawns and gardens. Has a pleasant feel about it. Not much in the way of shopping facilities near the beach. The beach itself is quite nice and you...More
Took the 30 min walk over the boulders and bush track to this little cove. Absolutely beautiful and would be even more so on a sunny day. Note access not safe 2 hours either side of high tide. We weren't aware of this until saw...More
Amazing beach to walk to from Whangapoa. Make sure you pack a picnic and time your trip for low tide. You need to cross a small estuary at the end of Whangapoa beach to start the walk and to end your walk on way back