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wonderful afternoon

We decided to go for a drive down to browns bay and get some fish and chips and eat by beach... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Waikanae, New Zealand
One of the most peaceful places I've been.

It's not exotic by any means, but it's a magical place to me. The 13 hour flight from the States... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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Browns Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to go for a drive down to browns bay and get some fish and chips and eat by beach, wonderful evening, sun and atmosphere

Thank RichardvG
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

It's not exotic by any means, but it's a magical place to me. The 13 hour flight from the States was worth it. The cafes, bakeries, department stores, supermarkets, and restaurants are welcoming, family-friendly and within walking distance. Nothing in downtown Auckland impressed me nearly...More

Thank fastbird2550
Reviewed 5 July 2018

After fighting for a space to sit on at European beaches - and usually having to pay for a beach lounger to get a place - it always amazes us when we return to Browns Bay and find plenty of room to move. Not to...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The beach at Browns Bay feels like an extension of the town rather than a separate place. Because of the proximity of the beach front to the shopping streets it’s berry easy to enjoy both. The ransition from shopsto beach is Avery pleasant green recreational...More

Thank Chrispo49
Reviewed 3 March 2018

After driving around, we took a stroll around Browns Bay. There were lots of people milling around a makeshift stage where in they were going to show a movie. Families were there enjoying the breeze, lounging on blankets, trying the food from the various kiosks...More

Thank JYao55
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I am privileged enough to live in Browns Bay. When we first moved here we lived at the beach, it's so perfect, clean, safe and no Riff Raff. It is an unpatrolled beach although it maybe because it has no history of drownings or incident....More

Thank ChongMow
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

This is my favourite beach both winter and summer! I often come in the morning to walk the dog, and sometimes in the afternoon after school for a quick swim or ice cream. And occasionally we’ll come down for a fish and chips dinner. What...More

Thank Kiwigirl341
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

A fabulous beach with good swimming.About a kilometre long and on a sunny day hundreds of people of all races doing their own thing .close to shops and has a large grass verge of picnicking

Thank James B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We are in two for 2 weeks and every time we walk to this beautiful beach it puts a smile on our faces. Lovely walk path connects you to other bays and goes for miles in both directions. Do not miss a walk on the...More

Thank jenurb
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I know this beach because as a young guy this was one of the best beaches, in the summer time this beach is busy, in the winter it is a great time to visit as not so busy , car parking in Browns Bay around...More

Thank 288Will
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