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Address: Tasman Parade, Oakura, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-752 7861
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Wild and Windy

This must be a stunning beach in summer, because it was fabulous in winter. One of those NZ beaches where you are the only people on it and I imagine great for dog walking. There... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 July 2016
MrsRemy25
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This must be a stunning beach in summer, because it was fabulous in winter. One of those NZ beaches where you are the only people on it and I imagine great for dog walking. There is grass areas for picnics and the stones on the foreshore are amazing - smooth and perfectly round.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

You just can't beat Oakura beach. Just watch the sand gets very hot ;p Nice clean beach with fabulous views and in summer you have the safety of life guards for that peace of mind.

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Thank Lizzieh081
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

A beautiful beach to walk along. Such a lovely coastline. Very popular with locals and visitors alike.

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Thank ScotsguyKiwigirl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Great Beach to walk along, swim at, sit and watch the world go past. Only north facing beach on the west coast of the north island. On a good day black sand big surf.

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Thank Mark S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Awesome dog friendly beach with fresh water stream to clean your dog in after playing in the sand. This made it an ideal place for Tyga to meet his litter brothers and sisters for a play.

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Thank dough93
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

A fantastic beach, wide and north facing with surprisingly warm water for late March. Lots of families enjoying the waves with a mix of surfers and boogie boards taking advantage of the breaking waves. Handy roadside showers for getting rid of all that black sand!

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

We loved the long sweep of this beach, it goes for miles and miles, and at the end of February it was almost empty....but even in summer it's easy to walk along the beach to find a secluded spot. At the south end of the beach there is also a reserve, with a little stream. The motor camp there is... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Great beach and lots of room for everyone. Take a swim or stroll and tidal pools for the kids to splash about.

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Auckland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Amazing west coast beach, great vista over the Tasman sea and coastline. Very good walking beach. Good parking nearby

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

This has to be one of the best beaches in the country. It's a west coast black sand beach. Surf patrol was out. Why wasn't it packed? Who cares. Fantastic!

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