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The beach is beautiful with fantastic views of the islands off the coast. Hard, black sand beach. The best part is the entrance from the parking lot. You RUN down a steep black sand hill...it's like flying. The hill is fairly large. Unfortunately the stairs,...More
Came down through a hill of black sand which was very fun. Not sure if there are other ways to get there, had to climb the steep hill of sand which can get really hot at midday. Beautiful beach and rocks.
Well known beach walk, dogs allowed. In fact most of the beach visitors are surfing or have canine companion in tow and mostly off lead. Locals are viligant in cleaning up after their pets and will comment if u don’t follow suit.
Only walkable at...More
Came across this beach by accident but was really glad I did as it is beautiful.
There are some parking places right near the beach itself so no tracking down a hill. Once on the beach there are a few rocks so be careful, but...More
Beautiful beach with soft balck sand, amazing clear water and big waves! Best beach I've been to. Auckland does not have beaches that could compare to this kind of beauty.
It was super fun going down the sand dune hill but literally died going back...More
Had no idea there was a bottom car park. Accessed the beach by walking down the steep 70m sand dune from the top car park. Negotiating the dune back up was an experience I won't forget, not for the unfit. Stunning scenery and soft black...More