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Stunning wee bay!

This little bay is just stunning! Whether for the day, or freedom camp in a self contained vehicle... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
London, United Kingdom
Lovely lovely beach

Such a nice discover! We went up to Taipa for a long weekend and our way back decided to spend a... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Jul 9, 2018
“Stunning wee bay!”
Jan 30, 2018
“Lovely lovely beach”
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This little bay is just stunning! Whether for the day, or freedom camp in a self contained vehicle - this is one of our summer staple destinations.

Thank Jordienz
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Such a nice discover! We went up to Taipa for a long weekend and our way back decided to spend a night in Leigh; while heading to Makatana for having dinner we have seen the sign of the bay and decided to check it, great...More

Thank ippotaz
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Just a small beach with a pontoon. Very busy when we went. Beautiful scenery and great for swimming. It was a very clean Beach and had awesome rock pools

Thank Holleylolliepop
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This bay is really beautiful, it is even shallow enough to have a swim and it seem svery popular by locals. We grabbed some fish and chips in Leigh and ate it on the beach, watch birds dive for fish and went for a swim....More

1  Thank Gerald_WuPe
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Anyone or it will be sll over soon. Beautifull bay north of Auckland, shallow enough to swim out even on normal high tides, very quiet and peacefull during the week. Sawmill Brewery not far away as well as Matakana with a very nice farmers weekend...More

1  Thank Bapu54
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This bay is usually used for divers as as it gets above head height after about 5 meters. There is a floating pontoon about 70 meters out. There is also a shallow river that runs onto the beach which is good for young children, so...More

Thank 422iana
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Located an hour drive from Auckland, this is a beautiful and peaceful bay. We went there for our scuba diving certification on a Sunday morning. It was packed with beach-goers and snorkelers alike.

3  Thank jaimies625
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