Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach
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Norfolk334 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
Be advised by the life guards and don’t take risks because surf is strong here on occasions. Good beach walk either way, plenty of parking. Lagoon for kids. If preferred.
Written 20 January 2023
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foody12345376
Berkshire, UK147 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
We took a dog for a long walk along the beach which he throughly enjoyed, so did we. If is lovely and sandy and also very quiet. Plenty of space for everyone. The sea was lovely and clean. Just a shame there was no toilet I’m the carpark.
Written 10 December 2022
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Luuk DeWilde
Gisborne, New Zealand6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
What a beach, amazing waves, and no people - its the perfect surf beach and they even have a life guard - We walked and walked and walked for 2 hours and didn't meet anyone apart from a friendly farmer on a quad with his dog. White sand and no rocks - hidden gem
Written 4 September 2022
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wendy lyons-beck
Tauranga, New Zealand198 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 • Couples
We had a stunning afternoon at this sandy beach with the locals. The water was clear and warm. Parking is a challenge. No food or drink options here.No rubbish collection so be a tidy Kiwi.
Written 9 January 2022
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May_12
Wellington, New Zealand211 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 • Couples
Short drive from
Havelock this beach is a must visit! Safe for swimming with life guards and very Long Beach great for having your own spot and a relax in the sun. Very clean beach. Dog LOVED IT
Written 28 February 2021
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Bea T
Wellington, New Zealand399 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Couples
I visited Ocean beach on labour day weekend, so yes, it was busy, but still, if you just walk for 10 minutes, you are out of the crowds. We walked for about 45 minutes one way ( and back of course ) Toilets were reasonably clean.
Written 10 November 2020
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Candhansen
Hastings, New Zealand19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
This is a beautiful beach for anyone wanting to relax on the sand or swim in the safe water. Surfcasting is also a productive activity at ocean beach with plenty a delicious fish meal caught there. We have recently visited with 2 different families, one lot of grandchildren were bored because there were no rocks to explore the other lot of grandchildren loved the large expanses of sea to play in. So take your pick. Not too far from Hastings and an easy but windy drive with lovely rural views.
Written 2 August 2020
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Jay
2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Fantastic golden beach, great for surfing and a bit of fishing. Need to swim between the lifeguard markers as a lot of rips etc no such a great swimming beach.
Written 19 March 2020
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Louisezone
Newton Abbot, UK62 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Friends
Perfect beach for blowing the cobwebs away.
Lovely place to walk and walk.
Lifeguards on duty. Toilet facilities.
Just perfect.
Written 5 March 2020
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68skp70
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand323 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Family
This stunning beach is a left turn off the Waimarama Beach Road. There is only a very small unsealed section of road. We had an awesome day out there. There is no shop but there is a public toilet block.
Written 31 January 2020
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