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Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach Road, Hastings, New Zealand
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Simply spectacular!

A bit off the beaten track, but a must visit when in this part of Hawkes Bay. Several kilometers of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Napier, New Zealand
Ocean Beach

Nice sandy beach to visit. Was a lovely picnic .Also a safe beach to swim at . Great for walks and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hastings, New Zealand
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Travellers talk about
“lovely beach” (5 reviews)
“scenic drive” (5 reviews)
“surf club” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Ocean Beach Road, Hastings, New Zealand

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit off the beaten track, but a must visit when in this part of Hawkes Bay. Several kilometers of dune-bordered golden sands with a large parking area at the southern end. However, take extra care on the final downhill approach to the beach, it's...More

Thank tonynyman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice sandy beach to visit. Was a lovely picnic .Also a safe beach to swim at . Great for walks and to build sand castles

1  Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Wewere doing a bit of a tour around the area and headed to ocean beach. The drive there was nice but the reward was worth it. There is parking by the beach and many miles of sandy beach to Walk and enjoy. Highly recommended.

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We came here to take photos and were pleased that there was no one else around on this spring day. Just wet sand and great views across some grassy hill toward another beach. Perfect place for a quiet walk.

Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Sandy beach on the waterfront with grass behind the sand. Steep hills around the beach. Looks like a good beach for surfers. Not toilets around or cafes.

Thank travelguy1969
Reviewed 14 September 2017

What a beautiful spot - well worth the extra few kms if you are doing a scenic day drive and going to a few wineries

Thank ttzy
Reviewed 11 July 2017

No crowds beautiful surrounding area and a long sandy beach stretching for many kilometres.Great for a long walk or a place to just lay on the beach in the summer months. However still very attractive at other periods as there is plenty to seeing the...More

Thank greyloxley
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The best beach around. Amazing soft sand, fresh sea breeze and clean, clear water. This is our favourite local beach.

Thank Eire108
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The drive from Napier & Hastings was long but rather fun. A little precarious driving on the steep slopes nearer Ocean Beach though. However, I didn't really enjoy the beach in winter. Strong waves and even stronger wind! Perhaps I will come back in summer!

Thank Rizal S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

If you think Hawkes bay only has stoney beaches you would be wrong. This beach has a estuary which warms up so quick. I go here every summer and I love it.

Thank Lisa L
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Andrew C
28 December 2016|
Response from Karen B |
You are correct. The address and pin that's shown is for Haumoana. A map app will get you to OB though.