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Hibiscus Coast beach

Orewa is north of Auckland, a very safe beach for families.This used to be a destination for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brisbane, Australia
Beautiful White Sand Beach

This beach is 20 minutes from Auckland City by car. I recommend for safe swimming, walking the dog... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michelle S
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Orewa is north of Auckland, a very safe beach for families.This used to be a destination for families for summer holidays, but as the City has spread out it has now become a residential suburb for families wishing to live away from the City. There...More

Thank kiwi262016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is 20 minutes from Auckland City by car. I recommend for safe swimming, walking the dog and spending time with loved ones. Clean beach and beautiful. Cafes are across the road if you wish to dine afterwards. Orewa is a very cool summer...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We stayed at Urundell reserve twice ,felt safe with plenty of people around, public toilets were clean & tidy . meet lots of nice locals out walking, jogging or riding their horses around. great atmosphere.

Thank jij52
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Our first time in New Zealand travelled from Auckland Airport to beautiful Orewa Beach, we rented through Margay Real Estate which I highly recommend. The house was 2 houses away from the serene Orewa beach on the Hibiscus Highway which is really the the main...More

Thank lennyrose58
Reviewed August 22, 2018

This beach opens up for fantastic walks, fun fo kids, stunning during evening/night with stars and city lights. The tide makes every day unique and its a great place to take a swim or learn how to surf. Crazy kids? Head to Orewa beach and...More

Thank mikaela s
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Pleasant visit on a Sunday. Beach was busy but not crowded, with easy beach access and close to great range of food outlets.

Thank jaydeehunt
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Orewa beach is great A nice safe beach Great for all soughts of water sports and for taking a stroll along the coast line close to all the cafes

Thank Brycee10
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Amazing service and our food was great too. Atmosphere was great with a guy on guitar. Very well priced. We’ll be back

Thank vickiayson
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Its a really beautiful beach surrounded by nice cafes and bars . The water is really calm and its an easy beach to walk along . We stopped on our way to Whangarei and collected shells and had lunch . Nice stopping point :)

Thank AylaN_iToursntix
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Excellent walk for all and every age. Even teenagers. Standup boards are available to hire. Art gallery is down south end near car park. Many lovely food places. Best coffee is added advantage. Great anytime of the year.

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