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Gemstone Beach

Tuatapere-Orepuki Hwy, Orepuki, New Zealand
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Decided we would go for a drive to the coast on Easter Monday. Called in at Gemstone Beach on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toshes
,
Gore, New Zealand
Gemstone

Family fun looking for “gems” and having a day out we had lunch at the nearby cafe at Orepukl and... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
gchand343
,
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“nice beach” (4 reviews)
“low tide” (4 reviews)
“gemstones” (15 reviews)
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Tuatapere-Orepuki Hwy, Orepuki, New Zealand
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"nice beach"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided we would go for a drive to the coast on Easter Monday. Called in at Gemstone Beach on a Lovely Autumns day & enjoyed a walk along this beach. A nice place to visit on a good day: Well worth a visit ;

1  Thank Toshes
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Family fun looking for “gems” and having a day out we had lunch at the nearby cafe at Orepukl and before that we picked Blueberries

Thank gchand343
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Great beach for walking as well as collecting coloured pebbles/stones. At low tide the beach is long and expansive. Definitely not a swimming beach. Our dogs also loved it

Thank LizzieRushton
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The weather was really against us but we still managed a nice walk on the beach between the showers. Did find any Gems this time.

1  Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Great beach. Gorgeous country side. Didn't find any gems. Careful with parking as it can fill up and leave you stuck.

Thank ian6633
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Take a walk as far as you can..this is a place that can consume you for hours..make sure you go at low tide so you don't get stuck on the beach

Thank lovesoutherlies
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is a beautiful beach but also very sad. The amount of plastic on it is just embarrassing. There is more plastic than gems. We did see some very pretty rocks though.

3  Thank Alisa B
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Rumor has it there are gemstones on the beach-we didn't find any! This is a nice beach near Riverton but certainly not the nicest beach.

Thank jnbGeorgia
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing beautiful beach. Head to the right of beach and walk over two stream. Happy hunting. Gravel to car park, limited parking.

1  Thank Amanda O
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is an awesome coastal beach about half an hr from the cute town of Riverton. Make time at low tide to hunt for semi-precious Gem stones and sift the black sand for Garnet sand :)

1  Thank Shelley H
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