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Miles of white sand beach but no shade

Excellent beach. Easy swimming and warmer water as it's shallow. Beware of traffic on the beach... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Tom M
Whangarei, New Zealand
Stunning beach and views

An amazing beach, beautiful, clean and just spectacular views. great for swimming, relaxing and... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
Kerry town timaru
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

Excellent beach. Easy swimming and warmer water as it's shallow. Beware of traffic on the beach ! You MUST bring a sun hat, clothing and high UV protection suntan lotion. There is hardly any shade to be found. Miles of white sand beach with only...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

An amazing beach, beautiful, clean and just spectacular views. great for swimming, relaxing and soaking up the sun. Will definitely be back soon

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carmyneanna
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We drove in here to look around, and stopped for a walk along the beach. A fabulous long beach mostly deserted, and wonderful surf was rolling in. We enjoyed a nice long walk, and will definitely come back and stay in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank wendy1811027
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A favourite beach for our family, safe swimming immaculate, white sand, so clean. No dogs allowed in the summer months, which is fair. A little coffee shop at hand for ice cream,s and coffee and light meals in seasonal months.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank nikshabbychic
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Located in the Northern end of Bream Bay. Excellent beach for children to build sand castles and play. Good for walking, jogging or just an idle stroll. Scenic beach, excellent for photography too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RajaR61
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Wow this beach! It was stunning and the water was great. Sunshine and champagne what else was needed!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank SamMoz86
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I love this beach , it has beautiful white sand and its a perfect surf beach ! Super close to local shops also . When we went we wee staying at the camping ground which was only a short walk around to the surf beach...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AylaN_iToursntix
Reviewed 19 June 2018

this beach is a lovely place to go to play or relax on the sand and in the surf - it is not so good for fishing as there is a large crab population that take your bait... but if you are in to crabbing...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Taina S
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Walked out along the beach it was a long walk went right down to the entrance to Marsden point wharf my friends walked out and gathered up the shellfish it was a fantastic walk well worth it.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank N608NOpeterr
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We spent a few hours relaxing on this beach. It's just beautiful...! Although it was a nice sunny day, not many people were out and about so we almost had the beach to ourselves.

Date of experience: April 2018
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