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Lovely, untouched beach

Went for a big walk down this beach from our Motel. It was endless, clean and unpolluted. Wanted a... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
871karennem
via mobile
Fantastic beach

Lovely long beach. Amazing views. Visited early the morning and almost had the beach to ourselves... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Liz H
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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  • Very good45%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
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Travelers talk about
“low tide” (5 reviews)
“south island” (7 reviews)
“safe beach” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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"south island"
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"safe beach"
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"nice beach"
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"long beach"
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"fish and chips"
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"across the road"
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"walk along the beach"
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"walking the dog"
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"fine sunny day"
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"skateboard park"
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"relaxing place"
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"fabulous views"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
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"driftwood"
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"foreshore"
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"parks"
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Went for a big walk down this beach from our Motel. It was endless, clean and unpolluted. Wanted a bag to put shells into but happily there were none to be found. We also saw a seal which the locals say is rare though they...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely long beach. Amazing views. Visited early the morning and almost had the beach to ourselves. Love beaches and this has to be one of the best I’ve visited. Beautiful shells all along the beach. If I’m ever fortunate to be in this area again,...More

Thank Liz H
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I love this beach, very spacious, there is a bit of activity near the shops but walk a little ways down and it is quiet. There is a nice park area with a playground, skating area and basketball hoop. You can enjoy some pretty sunsets...More

Thank Keith H
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We found the beach by accident, which sounds strange but we weren't there for the beach. Grateful we did "find" the beach as what an awesome beach it is. Love the colour of the sand, that grey/black is really something special. I found the drift...More

Thank Warren J
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

The beach is several kilometers long and has a boat club where you can launch your boat. There are shops across from the main beach and plenty of parking. The beach has a gradual slope which makes it good for family bathing

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach, love walking down here no matter the time of day. I don’t recommend going bare foot on a hot summers day unless you’re up for a hot sand dash 😂

Thank Nessa K
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is one of the greatest beaches on the West Coast of the North Island, nice grey sand, fabulous views at sunset with Kapiti Island just off shore being the highlight of the Kapiti Coast

Thank parrantb
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Went for swim last week with my lovely GF really enjoyed it :). Nice beach to walk around and have picnic.

Thank yogeshn2016
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

I went here with friends last week and it is a beautiful area, and a lovely beach, fantastic views and very friendly people

Thank tansya2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Because I don't do early morning flights or late night flights the best way back from Adelaide to Wellington is on Air New Zealand's 11.15am flight from Adelaide to Auckland. Arrives at approx 6.15pm. Gives plenty of time to clear customs etc. Transfer to domestic...More

Thank Vanessa S
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