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Ninety Mile Beach

Kaitaia, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 11 attractions in Kaitaia
Type: Beaches
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Houhora, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The Ninety Mile beach is a long vast expanse which is untouched and pure. A must see for travellers, but do check the tides and drive carefully on it, and if you are walking on it take care, due to the cars. It is a wonderful playground for people of all ages, and the sunsets will take your breath away.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We live approximately half an hours drive from Ninety Mile Beach/Ahipara, but every time we go there is just great. Perfect strangers say "Hello", fishermen are always game for a chat, and even in the holiday period it's never busy, let alone crowded. Our kids have all played there with their buckets and spades, buildt sand castles and went for... More

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Ninety Mile Beach is worth a visit, and a ride along if you can arrange it. The ocean is beautiful, as well as the hole in the rock. If you're lucky, you'll get to see some wildlife along the way.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
38 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Would you believe you could sit on a coach and drive on the beach and dune surf? Its an amazing place.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Took some family who were visiting from the UK for a drive along the beach, something I had not done myself even tho I have lived in NZ all my life, its an amazing drive, little things to stop and look at along the way, sand dunes to play in, locals out and about fishing, walking their dogs, etc

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Sydney, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

the locals warn you a lot and there are dangers, but if you know what you are doing, it's so much fun. I enjoyed driving on the beach, always seeing the ocean and stopping whenever you feel like, watching the locals fish. So yeah, you can do it, even if you are a single female tourist traveling in a 2WD... More

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Mill Creek, Washington
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86 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We drove ourselves here from Paihia and it took about 3 hours. The beach reminded me of my days at my grandparents home in Ocean Shores Washington...a very large and broad expanse of sand that you can drive on if you are careful (there are plenty of warning signs). If driving on the beach is not your cup of tea... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We booked a tour with Harrisons Cape Runner up 90 Mile Beach to Cape Rianga. We were picked up from our motel in Kaitia and had a fantastic day out with lunch provided. The bus driver was excellent value - very informative and full of entertaining stories and jokes. Lots of stops for photos, sand surfing, at little beaches and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Take a Harrison's coach for the wonderful value price of NZ$50 for an unforgettable day out - lunch is included and they pick up from local motels. There is a car park at their easy to find offices if you can't get picked up

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Due to the small number of people on our week day Dune Rider tour, after heading down the Te Paki stream for some sand surfing, we were able to travel all the way south along beach to Ahipara.

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