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Orewa Beach

Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland, New Zealand
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Fantastic for a long walk

This beach is great for a nice walk & is at least 3km long. It is flat & is very safe for swimming... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Angela C
Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile

Went with a group; originally planned the Estuary walk; but wind and potential rain; we chose the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael P
Auckland, New Zealand
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great beach” (21 reviews)
“surf club” (15 reviews)
“safe beach” (9 reviews)
Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is great for a nice walk & is at least 3km long. It is flat & is very safe for swimming. We walk our dog here regularly & he loves it. It's got surf lifesavers & a good children's playground & there is...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with a group; originally planned the Estuary walk; but wind and potential rain; we chose the Beach walk - 1 end to the other and return. It is such a lovely and pleasant walk and over too soon when walking with others and chatting....More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Auckland and have a medium motor caravan. To get away, we often spend a few days in the excellent Top 10 Motor camp. We walk all around Orewa and have visited the many very good cafes,restaurants and bars in the area. Last...More

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

amazing beach, clean and lovely, shops are a stone throw away, wonderful get-away for the whole family.

Thank richkams
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Orewa, is an old holiday town that is now a suburb of Auckland, I have good friends that live and work there. I like Orewa. Its still like going to the seaside for a holiday. Cheap and expensive places to stay, all within walking distance...More

1  Thank pflynn58
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great beach for all the hustle and bustle activities happening - fitness fanatics doing their running, dog walkers, surfers, Stand-up paddlers, windsurfers and kite surfers. Today was good wind conditions, we counted 20+ kite surfers, it was a spectacular sight to behold!...More

Thank Cam T
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

A semi sleepy beach town . Has cafes and boutique shops . Local pubs and shopping centres. The beach is clean and has plenty of parking . A caravan park right on the beach too . Really nice food in the cafes and local restaurants....More

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Enjoyed walking along the 3 kilometre stretch of Orewa Beach on a chilly September day. Lots of people walking their dogs and playing with children. It has some lovely views and various picnic tables on the grassed areas above the beach. Also several good cafes...More

Thank Ayalax
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Great beach- very clean, flat and easily accessible. Lots of people walking dogs (some on leash and others not!).great for walking or jogging as flat and pretty even. Great on low tide. Plenty of room for everyone to enjoy.

Thank melissa990
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Orewa beach is, in my opinion, one of the safest on the Hibiscus Coast. It has miles of lovely sand, a great surf club with friendly members, clean facilities, and lovely food. It is one of my favourite places to walk the dogs, especially in...More

Thank Susan K
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