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Amazing Beach !!

I love this beach , it has beautiful white sand and its a perfect surf beach ! Super close to local... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Surfers Paradise, Australia
Another idealic NZ Beach

this beach is a lovely place to go to play or relax on the sand and in the surf - it is not so good... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Whangarei, New Zealand
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I love this beach , it has beautiful white sand and its a perfect surf beach ! Super close to local shops also . When we went we wee staying at the camping ground which was only a short walk around to the surf beach...More

Thank AylaN_iToursntix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this beach is a lovely place to go to play or relax on the sand and in the surf - it is not so good for fishing as there is a large crab population that take your bait... but if you are in to crabbing...More

Thank 021TainaS
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Walked out along the beach it was a long walk went right down to the entrance to Marsden point wharf my friends walked out and gathered up the shellfish it was a fantastic walk well worth it.

Thank N608NOpeterr
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We spent a few hours relaxing on this beach. It's just beautiful...! Although it was a nice sunny day, not many people were out and about so we almost had the beach to ourselves.

Thank Autograph_Events
Reviewed 1 May 2018

what a fabulous beach stretches as far as the eye can see near deserted when we visited sand dunes toilets near bye what a terrific place

Thank johndaviddouglas
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is a place I visit annually for a fishing tournament around late February. Beautiful white sand, clean water and home to some rare bird life.

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I like Ruakaka but I always find it difficult to enjoy swimming here because of the long shore rip. Good for a cool down or surfing

Thank Beth P
Reviewed 15 January 2018

with the beautiful back drop of island allow time to spend the day and take a long stroll down the beach take lunch and sunscreen ishing is great too

Thank shimmintoddy
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Seriously, we loved this beach so much we bought land here, designed and built a house, and moved here to live! A magnificent stretch (approx 10kms) of white sand ocean beach. Unspoiled with sand dune landscapes and ocean seascapes surrounding you. Warm water and weather...More

2  Thank DavidandSuzanne
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Great beach and perfect for a picnic. It is worth stopping by to see the beautiful ocean! There is also a holiday park nearby.

Thank swathi585
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