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Orewa Beach

Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland, New Zealand
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Safe and friendly

What a great beach. Safe environment and friendly people. Low tide you can play games etc Minimal... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marle K
via mobile
Our Local Beach is a Ripper

It is always a joy to come down the hill to the bridge over the estuary at high tide. Kids and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Zealand
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great beach” (23 reviews)
“surf club” (16 reviews)
“safe beach” (10 reviews)
Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great beach. Safe environment and friendly people. Low tide you can play games etc Minimal waves for an easy swim. Big trees, playgrounds and toilets. Lifeguards present. Ice cream shop accross the road. Lots of places to get something to eat. One of...More

Thank Marle K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always a joy to come down the hill to the bridge over the estuary at high tide. Kids and older ones in their dozens congregate on the jetty to leap into the blue waters. Orewa has gone from being a hiccup on your...More

Thank andybags
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very pleasant beach with dog walking and surfing beach. It is one of the safest beach. The view is very colourful.

Thank Mounish88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach for a walk. Weather was marginal on the day we went so we didn’t swim. You can take dogs on the beach at certain times of the day (first thing in the morning and last thing at night - check council website).

Thank Kellie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A reasonable drive from central Auckland to see a great beach that stretches for 3 km and a good walk to burn those extra holiday meals! :) Definitely a good afternoon out for a meal at a nearby waterfront restaurant that you can walk in,...More

Thank Avs1404
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Popular beach for swimmers, surfers, kids, people just walking many with their dogs - gentle slope and looked safe - we made use of the bench tables on a umber of occasions buying coffee and eats at one of the many cafes across the road...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Walking is a bit limited on full tide but the slope is gentle which makes for safe swimming, walking or cycling - and makes a good picnic spot for those who like beaches.

Thank Narziss
Reviewed 1 November 2017 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 27 October 2017

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 23 October 2017

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
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