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Oakura Beach

Tasman Parade, Oakura, New Zealand
+64 6-752 7861
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A slice of heaven

A slice of heaven, peace tranquility who could resist. Just a short drive from New Plymouth and you... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Marlaina C
New Plymouth, New Zealand
via mobile
Awesome motor camp right on the beach

Fantastic cabins overlooking an awesome beach. We had a great stay here for six days and really... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Porirua, New Zealand
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Tasman Parade, Oakura, New Zealand
+64 6-752 7861
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

A slice of heaven, peace tranquility who could resist. Just a short drive from New Plymouth and you have such a beautiful coastline. With the sun bouncing off the ocean it looks magnificent so inviting you just have to take a walk or a run....More

Thank Marlaina C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Fantastic cabins overlooking an awesome beach. We had a great stay here for six days and really unwound. Great day trips from this cool place in New Zealand. Makes you realise that the best things in New Zealand are NOT in the cities!

Thank PebblesNewZealand
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Best beach in Taranaki region of North Island New Zealand. About 10 km west from New Plymouth town on South Road also known as surfers road!

Thank KiwitrotterAuckland
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Came to visit friends sister and had quick visit Beautiful spot Clean, beautiful beach Great walk So nice will book a long weekend here

Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

A little oasis in the ruralness of NZ countryside. You pop over the hill and there it lies, unexpected and inviting. Cool cafe cunningly placed for extra fun.

Thank missscarlett2016
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Oakura Beach is a lovely place to stay and enjoy that part of the Taranaki. Walking to the beach, been able to climb the mountain and enjoy what New Plymouth has to offer can make a lovely holiday in that area.

Thank Jillian S
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Easy access to car park. Lots of spots to park. The beach is black and looks amazing with a silver shimmer. The sand is soft and is easy to walk on and kids will enjoy playing with it. There is a playground for the kids...More

Thank Gwen U
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We've been coming to Oakura for nearly 20 years we've seen the changes in cottages turning into fashionable villas but the beach is the constant waves are gentle it's clean n never seems to be crowded & we love the little shops up the road...More

Thank Lanny M
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This must be a stunning beach in summer, because it was fabulous in winter. One of those NZ beaches where you are the only people on it and I imagine great for dog walking. There is grass areas for picnics and the stones on the...More

Thank MrsRemy25
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

You just can't beat Oakura beach. Just watch the sand gets very hot ;p Nice clean beach with fabulous views and in summer you have the safety of life guards for that peace of mind.

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Questions & Answers
15 September 2015|
Response from Faygee |
Hi - the water is cold so if you intend doing a lot of swimming - you will need a wet suit, As for food the coffee van, near the caravan park has lovely coffee. A few of the cafes are closed at the moment because it the... More