Pauanui Beach

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Pauanui Beach
4.5
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Yendor64
Orewa, New Zealand270 contributions
Windy
Mar 2021
Unfortunately it was very windy, but then we have no control over that. Good to see the surf patrol on and a very clean beach which is well looked after.
Written 20 April 2021
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Fivestar247
Auckland Central, New Zealand346 contributions
Stunning
Jan 2021
A beautiful long beach sheltered by mountains/ hills. Occasional surf.
Parking available at far ends and in the middle at the surf live-saving club.
Fabulous views and well worth visit for a swim, sunbathe or walk along.
Written 23 January 2021
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inHoliday
Auckland Central, New Zealand34 contributions
A family friendly beach
Jan 2021
Beautiful white sand beach with sheltered picnic area. Great for boogie boarding and water play, various walking tracks in the south end. Perfect for families.
Written 22 January 2021
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T&G TB
Wellington, New Zealand117 contributions
Hmmm wonder why we went again after a break of 20 years?
Jan 2021 • Couples
Pauanui gets a great deal of hype from our circle of Aucklander friends, but honestly it’s not worth the drive. Once you get there you wonder where everything is, have we missed something? If you own a Bach then good on you, but for visitors it’s one of the most blah places you could find. No decent cafe’s, restaurants or places to visit. Essentially only one over priced resort miles from the beach (Puka Park), and everything in ‘town’ closes at 6pm or shortly thereafter. Tried to eat in one place that was about 30% full and was told the “kitchen is overwhelmed and so we are not accepting any more customers”, tried the only other local cafe/bar to be served over cooked calamari by obviously bored young waiters. That’s when we learned that dinner was going to need to be from the Supermarket and we had 10 minutes to get there before it closed! Our Second visit to Pauanui in 20 years and NOTHING has changed or improved since last time (2001). Clearly having an overpriced beach house at an overpriced ‘must be seen at’ beach town is not our thing. There are much nicer, better, more relaxed and more convivial beach towns up and down the fabulous Coromandel coast for the non-bachowning visitor.
Written 11 January 2021
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Laura Rose
Pokeno, New Zealand5 contributions
Long, wide, gorgeous Beach!!
Nov 2020
Long, wide, white gorgeous Beach!! with sheltered picnic area on the south end and BBQ and toilets. Rock pools for kids to explore here too. and lovely long beach walks.
Written 30 November 2020
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Tony Walker
Rangiora, New Zealand336 contributions
A clean and safe swimming beach
Nov 2020
Lovely clean sand and a good place for swimming with plenty of access points and parking. Suggest you avoid holiday periods if you don't like crowds !
Written 21 November 2020
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Crofton M
Airlie Beach, Australia1,941 contributions
Nice sandy beach but plenty of rips
Mar 2020
The sand was clean and immediate park access were good, but there were many layers of breakers over reefs and rocks and obvious powerful rips. The best area for families and swimming is next to the river estuary.

No facilities
Written 11 March 2020
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David H
Auckland, New Zealand42 contributions
This beach is for you
Feb 2020
Beautiful white sandy beach. Long, gentle, some waves, snorkelling at one end river at the other. Safe clean . Toilets at both ends and in the middle.
Walk up My Pauanui through bush tracks. Ferry overthe river to Tairua. Swim in the river near boat ramp on Pauanui side for relaxing .
Written 19 February 2020
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Paul B
Chesterfield, UK1,186 contributions
Deserted beach
Feb 2020
Went mid week and this lovely beach was deserted. Plenty of open clean sand. Great if you’re a beach lover
Written 18 February 2020
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Sealy
Palmerston North, New Zealand20 contributions
Christmas with Family and Friends
Jan 2020 • Friends
Pauanui Beach has beautiful beaches, an ocean beach for surfing etc and a very safe Estuary. Lots of places for walking, tramping, mountain biking, and clambering over the rocks to explore the sea life. I just love it.
Written 5 February 2020
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