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A personal favorite

My favorite beach on the peninsular – wide expanse of gently shelving sand – safe bathing and clean... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Durban, South Africa
Excellent all season beach

Be it in the winter or in the middle of summer Orewa Beach has something to offer. The bay is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Orewa, New Zealand
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Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My favorite beach on the peninsular – wide expanse of gently shelving sand – safe bathing and clean toilets – more important to me however is the wide choice of restaurants and cafes on Hibiscus Highway fronting this beach and a number of take aways...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Be it in the winter or in the middle of summer Orewa Beach has something to offer. The bay is relatively shallow and sheltered so offers a safe environment for families to enjoy the water. Right next to the beach multiple restaurants and bars line...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited New Zealand for the first time solo and stayed at this place. Loves the location to the beach and the town center. It is a bus ride to downtown Auckland. The beach is beautiful for walking and swimming. There is a beautiful walkway...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 567abenaa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Orewa beach is a lovely long white sand beach on the hibiscus coast in Auckland. Popular with families, couples singles young or old. Safe swimming plenty of parking though is tight during public/school holidays and sunny weekends. Plenty of cafes and supermarkets. If you are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ldtdsdrd
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a couple of stopover there. It's always nice to have a rest on the way up north but if you want to have a real beach experience, New Zealand has more to offer. It's well maintained and good for swimming or picking up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This is a great beach. The water is clean and calm enough to swim. One of the few beaches I Nz with no seaweed (out of the beaches I visited). There are lots of seashells so would be fun for kids to collect.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank mmaarraaa
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Walking at Orewa Beach is nice.Make sure it is not High Tide, otherwise you'll get wet feet. After your walk, find nice cafe' for a good coffee or snack.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank FelixT21
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Honestly this beach is a must stop for a walk and fresh air. Public toilets are close by. Dogs were there on leashes. Picnic tables also around the place. Wheelchair car parking but not really wheelchair friendly in the part we were.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank genspies2016
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Orewa is north of Auckland, a very safe beach for families.This used to be a destination for families for summer holidays, but as the City has spread out it has now become a residential suburb for families wishing to live away from the City. There...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank kiwi262016
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This beach is 20 minutes from Auckland City by car. I recommend for safe swimming, walking the dog and spending time with loved ones. Clean beach and beautiful. Cafes are across the road if you wish to dine afterwards. Orewa is a very cool summer...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank W186GHmichelles
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