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Quiet peaceful beach in the sun.

Wonderful to wander along this beach on a sunny day in winter. So peaceful and scenic. Golden sands... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand
Nice beach

I had a few swims in the beach, walked from one end to the other and saw a lot of seagulls etc. I... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
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Pauanui Boulevard, Pauanui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Wonderful to wander along this beach on a sunny day in winter. So peaceful and scenic. Golden sands and easy walking and access from the township. Great views across to Tairua as well.

Thank robspijkerman
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I had a few swims in the beach, walked from one end to the other and saw a lot of seagulls etc. I also walked up the headland to the top which is very good but rather steep.

Thank Chris123Canberra
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Had nice time at beach and did the walk to summit to see views of bay. Would loved to have spent some more time here as looked like good place to chill. Good milkshakes in carpark too

Thank Faye J
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Fantastic family beach. Chean and safe. Great at sunset when an array of seabirds visit. Great for surfing and swimming.

Thank stratty
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great beach, very safe, family and children really enjoyed - walks and exploring the beach were the kids favorite.

Thank travel7792
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach. Although I don't think New Zealand has any ugly ones. The great part about this one is it's away from the crowded popular ones. It was clean and relaxing. Spent the afternoon searching for sea shells. On the day we were there it...More

Thank DonaldandTrish M
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely walk on this beach yesterday. The water was pretty rough so no swimming. The beach passes by the end of the local runway so if lucky you will get to see the underbelly of a small plane at close quarters. Worth the...More

Thank AucklandWiz
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The beach is nice and long, the surf is lively but the current doesn't seem too strong. My 7 year old son enjoyed it immensely

Thank g n
Reviewed 30 January 2018

A really nice beach with a huge expanse of sand. Also some great nesting birds on the top of the beach - roped off. Great beach for Frisbee etc. A nice place for a leisurely walk

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 13 January 2018

The life savers patrol only a small area of this huge beach in front of their club, so it can be quite crowded in this spot. The beach was huge both long but also you could go quite far out as it was quite shallow...More

Thank Nicole H
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Ivan R
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Response from John & Cheryl H | Reviewed this property |
Hi the Puka Park has a very nice restaurant, there are a few in the village, but some do not open all the time.We stayed for a week and did not go hungry, you really need a car to get around.Hope this helps a little.