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Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach Road | Whangarei Heads, Whangarei 0192, New Zealand
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Ranked #6 of 19 Attractions in Whangarei
Type: Beaches
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Kaitaia, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is the best beach I've seen in Northland. Heaps of people young & old. Sands are fine & pulverized white mixing with crystal clear waters. Amazing sunset too. Safe for the family with patrol guards nearby! Haere mai!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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96 reviews 96 reviews
55 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Take the coast road out of Napier, past Havelock North Find yourself driving through beautiful countryside Pick Ocean Beach this time Waimarama Beach next As you get to Ocean Beach stop at the top for the views ... your breath will be taken away Go gently down the hill then run wild on the beach

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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90 reviews 90 reviews
58 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Probably one of the best beaches that I have ever seen. Soft fine sand. Lovely views and clean waters. Waves looked great as well. Waters are not too deep so wading inside is lovely. Great place to hang out and enjoy the sunset.

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

A pleasant drive not too far from the city. The beach is generally clean and even at the height of summer not overly crowded. Been some reports of theifts from the car park so please make sure your belongings are secure.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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57 reviews 57 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Visited often as family lived out that way but still go back and have a walk on the beach. White sand sloping back to high dunes. Good surfing but I am not that brave any more. Stop off at the Parua Bay Tavern on the way, good place for lunch.

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Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Nice spot for a surf/swim or a lie on the sand with parking, toilets & picnic tables 2 mins walk away. It is patrolled in summer on weekends. Surfers should check local conditions before heading there. As other reviews have said - nothing special but there are good coastal tracks (Bream Head & Mt Manaia) nearby. It was quiet &... More

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Christchurch
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86 reviews 86 reviews
16 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The beach was fantastic and there were life guards on duty. I loved the waves. We also hiked the Bream Head coastal track and went down into Peach Cove. This was very hard work and I would not recommend it unless you are quite fit. It was very steep in places and there are 810 steps down into Peach Cove... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Nice clean beach . We stayed nearby and went down for an evening walk . Nothing spectacular . It was quiet at 5pm with about 10 people around . Gentle waves and clean water . Bring your sunblock . Probably not worth the trouble to drive all the way here if you stay far away .

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Guri, South Korea
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561 reviews 561 reviews
286 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

C1 ( 2014.01.09 ) I visited there with big expectation, but I couldn't find special. Because it was cloudy, there were a little people. I have visited some beach in Northland, but there was normal, I think.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Ocean Beach is at the far end of the peninsula but worth the drive. It is a beautiful beach, really nice, and ideal for surfing when condition are good. Lifeguards are here all summer long. We've been luck to find here huge dolphins coming really close to swimmers and doing a show jumping in the air, riding the waves .... More

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