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“Well worth a visit”
Review of Back Beach

Back Beach
Pattaya, Thailand
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222 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Well worth a visit”
Reviewed May 30, 2013

A very good beach just out of town. There is a good car park just below the Peak with a very good vantage point. Good grassed picnic area. You see the beach below which nice to watch the tide come in through the Islands.
Also watch the Para gliders perform.

Visited April 2013
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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99 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Nature”
Reviewed April 13, 2013

I love this beach and since it is practically my back yard, I go there as often as possible. The surf is good for surfers. The beach is dog, parent, walker and children friendly.

Visited April 2013
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Thank Elizabeth J
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NZ
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42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Stunning beach - take care if swimming”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Back Beach is a stunning black sand beach - highly recommend visiting this beautiful part of Taranaki. However, Back Beach is not patrolled and can be dangerous for swimming (frequent rips). Stay in the shallows if you are not a confident swimmer and you'll be fine.

Visited January 2013
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Thank EmJNz
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Melbourne
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126 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Stunning”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Back beach is worth a visit. I was in awe watching the seals laze on the beach (dont go near them though, they bite). The rock pools are lovely to swim in. I didnt go into the ocean as its quite rough. Its a surf beach (Tasman) and the Taranaki Terror (great white shark) is well known to cruise the waters.

Visited December 2012
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Thank T0RTIE
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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69 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Fab beach”
Reviewed October 17, 2012

Beautiful beach for a walk with an amazing sand dune. Visit frequently and great no matter what time of year.

Visited March 2012
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Thank angusgott
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