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Address: Ocean Beach Road | Whangarei Heads, Whangarei 0192, New Zealand
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This is such a beautiful unspoilt beach... what's not to love about it. Even in the height of summer it's never crowded. You might be lucky enough to see dolphin playing... they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is such a beautiful unspoilt beach... what's not to love about it. Even in the height of summer it's never crowded. You might be lucky enough to see dolphin playing... they are regular visitors.

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Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This Beach is located 45 mins from Whangarei on the east side of the Whangarei Heads Peninsula. It is patrolled by surf-lifesavers throughout the summer months. Its the most fantastic white sandy surf beach. You can hike either left or right and get to other stunning adjacent beaches there. There are toiletfacilities by the carpark but bring your own food... More 

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Northland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Around three quarters of an hours drive from Whangarei. Beautiful white sand. Good supervised swimming in the summer months. Great walks either north up the beach towards Kauri Mountain or head south and connect with the ridge walk back to Urquhart Bay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

As one other reviewer suggested, has to be one of the best surf beaches in northland. As a teenager growing up in Whangarei this was the place were alot of time was spent. If you love great beaches take the 45minute drive from Whangarei and i guarantee you wont be disappointed

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful beaches I feel in Northland. Beautiful white sandy beach and fantastic walks. In the summertime one can feel safe swimming between the flags as the lifesaving club is nearby. Great beach for surfing on a good day. Fishing from the rocks at Ocean beach is yet another treat to do.

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It is a bit of a drive from Whangarei (about 45 minutes) ... but it is well worth the time to get to this gem of a beach. The main beach is a real attraction for surfers and wave hoppers alike. Being a patrolled beach makes it generally safe for the family, but may be too rough for the very... More 

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Hong Kong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Bring a picnic because there isn't anything around here other than a few holiday houses. A stunning location, great for a swim or hiking around the headlands. There's a big sand dune for kids and big kids. A must visit if you're in the area.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Beach is feel nice. Not really for swimming on . Better the surfers as the waves can get fairly high

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

A gorgeous little gem, Ocean Beach is a pristine gentle surfing beach with white sand, separated by a large sand dune from the adjoining bay.

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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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Address: Ocean Beach Road | Whangarei Heads, Whangarei 0192, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei

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