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Nice and quiet

We were advised to go and see this beach and so glad we did it was so quiet and tranquil. There's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen K
Lovely subset

Only came to the beach for the sunset and was not disappointed. There were some very bright colours... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were advised to go and see this beach and so glad we did it was so quiet and tranquil. There's not a lot here but if you have some spare time go

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Only came to the beach for the sunset and was not disappointed. There were some very bright colours in the sky that look a lot better in person than on a photograph. I would recommend going one evening for the sunset.

Thank EddieAlexCook
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Foreget Taupo, Kinloch is a must for all visitors into the area, the beach is lovely and clean, the lake is weed free and you don't have to walk out far to get wet. Kinloch Beach is unspoilt, and a very special place to visit.

Thank brendaselwyn
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is a beautiful, relaxing place to stroll along the beach beside Lake Taupo. There is also a lovely cafe and also a dairy across the road from the beach. At the beach, there is a shed where you can borrow toys to play with...More

1  Thank kalijax
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Excellent spot for picnics with amazing view of lake, cliffs and volcanoes. The latter often being snow capped

1  Thank maggieallington
Reviewed 10 July 2018

AND - some of THE best ice-creams we have ever had from the local store....and they taste sublime when you sit on the beach eating them....sooo peaceful here

1  Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 30 April 2018

A quiet residential area with great scenery. Good walking along the bike tracks either side of the village to other bays.

1  Thank Eli2478
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Kinloch Beach is a nice quite place to enjoy Lake Taupo with a cute little marina, a couple of small shops and plenty of beach and grass to have that picnic lunch.

1  Thank Vic H
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We visited Kinloch beach during the time we spent in the Lake Taupo area, unfortunately by the time we visited the beach the weather had turned miserable with constant heavy rain. Even though the weather wasn't the best we were still able to appreciate the...More

1  Thank paullegate
Reviewed 2 February 2018

this is a very family friendly place , great beach , a few playgrouds . tennis courts , and good coffee , Even the picturesque Marina is lovely to walk around, or you could do the 10k Kawakawa track which is a really lovely walk...More

Thank lyn H
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