Stretching from the cliffs overlooking Maori Bay and the Gannet Colony north to Kaipara Head, Muriwai Beach with its fine ... More
Stretching from the cliffs overlooking Maori Bay and the Gannet Colony north to Kaipara Head, Muriwai Beach with its fine black sand is popular with surfers, families, surfcasters and dune buggies. You can drive all the way north, some 40 kilometres, at low tide, but the northern sector is sometimes used as a bombing range by the New Zealand Air Force, so make sure the red flag is not flying! The shop near the main car park has excellent coffee and burgers. There is a camping ground, many pleasant grassy picnic spots with shade, a playground and even a golf course at Muriwai. The beach opens daily at 7:30 a.m.
Underwater passageways allow you to observe a huge variety of sea life in gigantic tanks. Large sharks, gliding stingrays, and
many species of fish found in New Zealand waters, are above and beside you as the moving floor carries ...
Piha Beach, on the wild Tasman coast is famous for the Lion Rock vistas, black sand beaches, great surf and
deadly rips. If you venture into the water, do so only between the lifeguard flags. Changing rooms, a shop ...
Mission Bay is a popular place on fine summer weekends. The wide beach, recently restored with white sand from Pakiri
beach, provides excellent swimming. The grassy domain running behind the beach, complete with playground, provides an excellent picnic spot. ...
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