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Went to this beach for a walk with my grand sons and our dog Sam. Although a black sand beach the vista was stunning!! Also there is a walled area to the right of the beach where children were on their body boards and in...More
Rugged and stunning coastline. Big surf, lots of rips and black sand. Good walking at low tide and nice to watch the sunset.
There have been thousands of blue vilella marine creatures washed up over the previous week. Sadly they were dead and very very...More
A really nice, not overley used, little beach in South Taranaki. There is a lovely small community that live in the settlement, a great country style hall with enough room to layout a few sleeping bags for an overnight stay.
A good beach for a...More
I was back in Taranaki to do some research and tracked down the Soldiers Cemetery at the beach which I had never bothered to visit before. It was worth the walk through a paddock to get to it. And then we went for a great...More
Very simple beach area and good for surf and boogie boarding when tide is about an hour away from high tide. A bit rocky. River hole is nice for kids. Ohawe seems to have a nice friendly community and the local historic monument is worth...More
Quintessential west coast beach: high & steep cliffs, rocky, black sand, big waves. Makes for a awesome walk though, and amazing sunsets in the evening.
There sometimes is actually really good swimming & surfing, just straight off the boat ramp. the water looks a bit...More