Kinloch Beach

Kinloch Beach, Taupo: Address, Kinloch Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Kinloch Beach
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Naina-Damani
London, UK1,032 contributions
SPECTACULAR VIEWS OF LAKE TAUPO.
Mar 2020
Kinloch is a sandy beach which stretches along the Whangamata Bay with spectacular views of Lake Taupo and mountains of Tongarino National Park.
Written 22 February 2021
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232anon232
Hamilton, New Zealand152 contributions
Beautiful beach
Jan 2021
We loved the beautiful beach and lovely atmosphere of the whole area its hidden jem and we will return soon.
Written 4 February 2021
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batchhen2017
Timaru, New Zealand93 contributions
Peaceful, relaxing time in winter with few people ...nice !
Aug 2020
Beautiful, peaceful spot in off season, I would imagine hugely busy in summer. I stayed in my motorhome at the marina, with 6 camp spots (4 powered) available for rv's. It is well appointed, very pretty and well maintained. Great public toilets and picnic areas nearby. I had the place to myself for 2 nights (max stay). Some lovely walks and mt biking tracks around the lake for all levels of fitness. Was raining during my visit, but I could still appreciate the beauty of the lake and surrounds.
Would have gone on a fishing trip on the lake, but too wet this time. Lovely store with everything you need and more ! The cafe style licensed restaurant had good food too. Fish n chips in the dairy/store were exceptional, best ever !
Written 23 August 2020
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Louise
Auckland, New Zealand8 contributions
A hidden gem
Aug 2020
What a beautiful spot to discover. Nice cafe there called the Tipsy Trout. Great place to picnic and explore
Written 7 August 2020
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Tracey Anne
West Coast Region, New Zealand48 contributions
LOVE KINLOCH
Feb 2020
Cool little place. So tranquil & peaceful. Nice Swimming Bay. Friendly people. Wish we had a boat to explore more of the lakefrom here. :)
Written 9 March 2020
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Taupo#1
Auckland, New Zealand40 contributions
Lovely beach .
Jan 2020
I went here for a family picnic . The wind was at gale level straight off the bay . We sheltered by the Marina behind some trees , we had a large group of overseas visitors , children and grandparents . It all added to the hilarity of trying to butter bread and eat like “ ladies “ with our hats a flutter and dresses whipping around our knees and getting sandblasted as we sat we were told off by a swan who wanted to shelter with her cygnets .. We went on a walk along the bay to do geo caching and then walked up the Whangamata Stream . We could see the beach appeal and recommend .
Written 5 March 2020
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Fiona S
Auckland, New Zealand162 contributions
Very Pretty
Sep 2019
Went down to do the Kinloch ultra.
Beautiful part of the country to run through.
The bush is stunning.
Written 20 February 2020
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AlexandBeth
Lymm, UK217 contributions
What a fabulous place!
Feb 2020 • Couples
What a superb area to visit, although the beach is shingle, the area serves visitors well. A local general store, serving food, plus a inspection wee pub and restaurant, also free BBQ, spotless toilet and a wee shed offering toys and books to visitors, donated by locals! Add walks, bike rental and runs, lovely little harbour and it is heaven on Earth.m
Written 17 February 2020
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Ansavon
London122 contributions
Great spot to see Lake Taupo
Jan 2020 • Friends
This was a lovely relaxed beach. It was a great spot for a quick visit to Lake Taupo. We spend a few hours here and it was highly recommended. We were there in January & it was full of holiday makers, but not crazily busy. There is a little corner shop that does fish & chips aswell.
Written 9 January 2020
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Thetravellingkiwifam
3 contributions
Beautiful Kinloch
Dec 2019
Kinloch is a beautiful spot, a very quiet village normally, except for over the Christmas New year period which is totally understandable everyone wants somewhere nice to go on holiday. We have spent many lovely holidays here and liked it so much we bought a holiday home. You can take a walk along the beachfront or forest and there are many bike tracks too if you would prefer to ride. Trout can be caught from the beach if you know the right spots. The Kinloch General Store is a great place for a coffee or maybe an ice cream and they make great fish and chips. If you have a boat there are many lovely places to visit close by but a must is boat harbour it is stunning but can be quite busy in the summer but worth a look. Kinloch is such a beautiful place in the winter too with hardly anyone around you often find yourself being the only people on the beach at this time of year. So all in all a fantastic spot.
Written 2 January 2020
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