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Address: Ocean Beach Road | Whangarei Heads, Whangarei 0192, New Zealand
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Beautiful beaches

The beaches were clean and beautiful. We spent the day sitting in the sun and enjoying a picnic lunch. Not much swimming as the water was very cold.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The beaches were clean and beautiful. We spent the day sitting in the sun and enjoying a picnic lunch. Not much swimming as the water was very cold.

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Sedona, Arizona
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126 reviews 126 reviews
36 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Never neglect a stop off at a beach on the eastern ( Pacific ) side of Northland. Even during summer months you may find total seclusion and privacy, or perhaps another couple at most. The seabirds serenade you with unexpected song, the sounds and cadence of the surf are so calming yet invigorating at the same time. Each seems more... More 

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new zeland
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114 reviews 114 reviews
86 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

populated more by locals than tourists this is another great Bay of Islands beach, A bit of a drive but worth the effort. Great for surfers

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Great beach for surfers but also great for children as it has a shallow lagoon type pool so children can paddle

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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76 reviews 76 reviews
5 attraction reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

This beach was 5 min from our place of stay. What a beautiful view from the top of the short trek on the right. The waves were nice and we had a bit of a swim close in as it was chilly in January. I liked that there was a trail to hike as well as get in a swim... More 

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London
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

great beach with good clean toilet and changing facilities. Spectacular views - worth the added distance in the car!

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Tauranga, NZ
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My husband surfed the huge waves at Ocean Beach and it is well known by the locals as OB's and it goes off in many different swells. There were lifeguards, but I didnt want my kids swimming there that day as it was so rough, but we got to surf the sand dunes on boogie boards which was heaps of... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A must on everyones travels. A beach you need to be aware of if swiming rips. Fantastic place if you Like Photography. Great place if you like to spend some energy climbing.

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Napier, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

lots of cafes, and cute little shops awesome boats, parked up with people laxing out on them, the Reva restaurant was yummy as, had the nicest eggs benedicts, and cocktail list

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

+ On a great day this is an awesome beach for surfing and boogie boarding, beautiful white sand and very clean water! - Can get quite rough and tiring jumping in and under the waves, make sure you know your limits when swimming here.

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