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Sailors Grave

Sailors Grave Road, Tairua, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 6 Attractions in Tairua
Type: Cultural
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Uzès, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A quiet corner on a quiet (but quite wonderful) beach. If you happen to be there anyway, take a look, but not worth a detour.

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Thames, New Zealand
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

A little end of the road beach, which is dog friendly. Often has good breakers. Sea comes right in to the cliffs so at high tide your walk is short! Go up the creek instead! Gorgeous views from the car park towards the islands.

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Tairua, New Zealand
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9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This beach is a 15 minute drive north of Tairua. Hardly any houses, but mostly well concealed by the bush. Plenty of parking, (and a toilet). Great for families, slightly flatter than Tairua Beach, with a creek for the kids to dam. Real name is Te Karo Bay, but known locally as Sailors Grave (check out the memorial), due to... More 

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