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We've been to this beach many times. Its a lovely walk from the parking lot up or down the beach.
While you do have to compete with motorcycles and four wheel drives, the beach is flat and firm at the waterline.
There are often paraglider...More
Karioitahi beach has black sand and lovely sweeping views. There is always something of interest going on: horses being exercised in the sea; hang gliders, motor bikes but not being intrusive and not too many people. There was a very small section of the beach...More
We visit this beach weekly as it’s only 10mins away.
Long vast expanses of surf, sand and cliffs. Iron sand so is a black sand beach, mind your feet in the heat of the day.
It is a very popular beach with surfers, swimmers, fishermen,...More
Bring a picnic bag or pack a sandwich and head for this awesome windy beautiful beach, a mere 7 to 8 km out of Waiuku. We bring our dog, Lace, and she loved running along this great flat white beach. We have branches and trees...More
Kariotahi Beach is a quiet and semi private beach.
It's mostly known and used by the locals and as it was still winter, there wasn't anyone about except a person walking alone.
Beautiful sand and lovely waters. I'm sure it'll be packed come summer.
Great to see so many out enjoying this beach. Long beach, firm sand. Ideal for horses, bikes and take your vehicle down and put out the contiki. Lovely to walk along. Waterfall not far away along the beach. Too cold to swim but looked quite...More
A real East coast NZ beach that is still like our beaches were 30 yrs ago. Wonderful for a stroll along at the end of the day. Bit of a noise earlier as the folks with children who have bikes have somewhere to go to...More