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Ngarunui Beach

Riria Kereopa Memorial Drive, Raglan, New Zealand
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We went surfing on this world famous beach and I can see why. Huge rollers but yet areas for us... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Penrith, United Kingdom
via mobile
massive view

Massive black sand beach, with people fishing and dogs playing alongside the beach even in the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Sunny W
Auckland, New Zealand
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“great beach” (13 reviews)
“black sand” (21 reviews)
Riria Kereopa Memorial Drive, Raglan, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went surfing on this world famous beach and I can see why. Huge rollers but yet areas for us beginners to enjoy too. Wild windy and wonderful.. come and have fun too.

Thank R0062
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Massive black sand beach, with people fishing and dogs playing alongside the beach even in the early June.

Thank Sunny W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Firstly, the negatives: No shade down at the beach. The walk from the carpark to the beach is quite long and steep. Not much fun when you have two toddlers and a stoller with you. The positives: Lovely scenery, beautiful clean black sand. Toilets, outdoor...More

Thank ilovefrance12
Reviewed 29 April 2017

A lovely beach with black sand, also a surfers beach, quite a walk down from the car park but very pretty.

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This beach is beautiful- long and wide at the foot of the cliffs. There are restrooms and changing rooms. If the waves are daunting at Manu Bay and Whale Bay give it a try. Approach from the boat launch for an easy in. But it's...More

Thank DDB51
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this beach every day sans hired a board for my 11 year old daughter who is learning to surf. Perfect little beginner waves. Good waves out back too for my son who can surf. Nice beach although no cafe or shop so make...More

Thank JBA2013
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Great beach for swimming and surfing. During summer months you can rent boards and wet suits. Raglan surf does lessons here as well. Has ample parking, changing rooms and toilets.

Thank LaFamigliadiAmelia
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This beach is perfect for beginner surfers, the waves are plentiful and just the right size. The beach is patrolled by surf life guards and there's a surfboard/boogie board rent shack. There's plenty of changing rooms and showering stations as well as drinking taps. Not...More

Thank Riz K
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The beauty of this expansive beach can be viewed from a couple of well maintained viewing platforms around the carpark. Walk down the access way to explore this surfing paradise. Take a dip or a surfing lession.

Thank Ehsan U
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great black sand beach. Clean. Can be quite busy but great if you're into watersports. Very steep slope to go down to get to the beach, which on a hot day especially, can be tiring to walk back up when you're leaving or if you...More

Thank Kristina K
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