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Browns Bay Beach

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Address: Browns Bay, New Zealand

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Peaceful and relaxing

The beach is wide, clean and has nice sand. Lots of places for kids to play. The beach seems to be a favourite location for dog lovers. There are numerous dogs but I have never... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David L
Banjar, Indonesia
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Banjar, Indonesia
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67 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is wide, clean and has nice sand. Lots of places for kids to play. The beach seems to be a favourite location for dog lovers. There are numerous dogs but I have never seen any that are aggressive or problematic in any way. Nice place for a romantic walk. Lots of eateries in the area as well

Thank David L
Redland City, Australia
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165 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is for walking, laughing and launching your boat rather than for bathing in May. I did not see any bathers so that tended to make the point. We really loved seeing the couples with their dogs eagerly bounding up and down the beach and the families enjoying the good weather and a great walk on the beach. This... More 

Thank WarrenAus
Auckland, New Zealand
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66 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Browns Bay Beach is my local Beach. It's one of the most popular beaches on the North Shore of Auckland. It's not the cleanest beach but it's still not filthy. It's got a beautiful view of Rangitoto island. It's got a big bank with heaps of picnic spots and a big playground for young children. It is also not even... More 

Thank Holleylolliepop
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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81 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Having lived in Browns Bay no2 for nearly 27 years we have continued to enjoy our beach and the areas around, The simple pleasure of walking up and down and meeting people and dogs. Swimming and sunbathing, Taking Grandchildren to the playground. Eating fish n chips on a picnic table or the grass. Enjoying a coffee or ice cream from... More 

Thank TerryRT
Auckland, New Zealand
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721 reviews
241 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The shear volume of dogs eliminates the possibility of describing this place as a beach. Despite owners best efforts of cleaning up, residue remains. This translates to a stretch of sand which is inundated with dog excrement. I have nothing against dogs, however, this is not a place i wold choose to swim or recommend any one else do so.

Thank waiake1
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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175 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

One of my best beachs love the views and It's a great place just to take a walk or go for a swim the parking can get a bit hard to fine somewhere to stop on a nice sunny day but well worth a look and plenty of food shops near by.

Thank deconz1
Auckland, New Zealand
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70 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This beach is a favorite among many Aucklanders to spend sunny days with their families and picnics. The waters are very calm and ideal for swimming, kayaking, jet skiing, paddle boarding or just lounging in. Very close to a variety of restaurants and even if you have missed something in your picnic, there are two supermarkets close by. In the... More 

Thank Mahesh_Ayyagari
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77 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great stop off for the day beach, lots of grass area and trees for shade. Clean beach, with shower facilities and changing rooms. Close to the centre of town, so go and get your food and come back and have a picnic. Clean water, not too crowded, but that was during the week, I hear it crowded the weekends and... More 

Thank David J
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My local beach great for visitors. Cafes, pizza, fish and chips. Ice cream. Bars. We have it all. Great location and great little beach. Must see.

Thank Nicky F
Borth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Pleasant beach with a lovely grass area for those who do not like the sand! This area is very well kept & very clean & close to toilets & shops.

Thank Shirl54

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