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Opunake Beach

Beach Road, Opunake, New Zealand
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Beautiful beach - sand for miles

This is a great beach. Very safe for kids. No rocks in swimming area and acres of sand for sand... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
Otakeho, null, New Zealand
A great place to stay - wonderful coast garden

Came for the surf which happened not to be so good on the day so walked round and stayed the night... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Mark D
Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“motor camp” (2 reviews)
“great beach” (3 reviews)
“life savers” (2 reviews)
Beach Road, Opunake, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is a great beach. Very safe for kids. No rocks in swimming area and acres of sand for sand castles

Thank JoseReader
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Came for the surf which happened not to be so good on the day so walked round and stayed the night on free camping at the front which was very well appointed and looked after except the toilets didn't have a lock on them. Walked...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Although just my husband and I we would definitely recommend this beach as a family-friendly beach that looked safe! Beautiful sunset too!

Thank becadarh
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Tidy , safe, surf beach which has lifesavers patrolling the flagged area. Motor camp adjacent and about 5 minutes to the township,shops. Clean changing facilities. Good sheltered picnic place, and some hill walks adjacent out to the headlands, easily done in sneaker.type of shoes. Take...More

Thank BevanjP
Reviewed 21 December 2016

enduring, quietly here, and amazing. I went to primary school here, then we left for other places....and I still have dreams about the place. Was hesitant to come back. Was worried that this much loved little town would have fallen on small-town-hard-times. But Opunake has...More

Thank tangimarama
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This place goes alright aye! Nice tidy beach. Tight as waves, bit dumpy today though. Lifesavers on duty. West Coast black sand, make sure you are wearing ya pluggers and a hat for the ball heads. Camping ground, kids park with little pool. Good clean...More

1  Thank meatm8
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Clean, tidy and safe patrolled beach. Has clean tidy toilet block with showers for the public. Picnic tables with free BBQ's. A coastal beach with world class surf. Has motor camp right there with kids playground and pool. A must visit with the farming friendly...More

Thank Wicked2912
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Both the beach and the town have that laid back feeling that comes from being a holiday destination. The coastal beach has a good surf break and is really not suitable for swimming unless you have a lot of confidence in the waves. It is...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Clean, safe, beautiful, relaxing, lots to do, good surfing, nice camping-site, clean bathrooms...what more can one ask for?

Thank Hermien V
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Not a great day weather wise, but a lovely beach. Big surf club, clean toilet facilities, picnic tables and caravan park right on the beach.

Thank mjm19622019
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