New Zealand Beaches

Ninety Mile Beach

Ninety Mile Beach

It is located in Cape Reinga in North Island. This is a famous beach for driving but take care lot of vehicle insurance policies won't cover you if you get stuck. Taking a trainer tour from the Bay of Islands is your safest way for a great day out. Normally these tours have boogie boards for visitors; hence you can go flying in the famous sand dunes.

Mission Bay Beach

Mission Bay Beach

This beach is placed at Auckland and it is a called as city beach. This beach is blessed with grassy reserve rolls and golden sands. It is always busy with visitors but safe beach in the heart of Auckland, which is having Cafes, pubs and vibrant restaurants line the road.

Onetangi Beach

Onetangi Beach

It is placed in Waiheke Island and only it takes half an hour by ferry from downtown Auckland. This beach is sprinkled with vineyards and enclosed by many of bays and beaches. Onetangi is a two kilometers distance of white sand just below the heart of the main shopping and dining village.

Piha Beach

Piha Beach

This piha beach is located in West Auckland. Most of the New Zealand's west coast beaches are covered with velvety soft black sand. Piha beach is the home of surfing and splendid sunsets. Just avoid of strong rips that can fool swimmers.

Hot Water Beach

Hot Water Beach

It is placed at Coromandel. For a totally different experience, bring a spade and dig yourself a plunge bath in the sand. Immerse in a geothermal mixture of calcium, magnesium, and potassium until the tide rises to wash your pool away. Then cool off in the sea, but especially avoid the strong riptides. It is the better time to visit is one hour both side of low tide.

Cathedral Cove Beach

Cathedral Cove Beach

It is also located in Coromandel only. Two beaches on the Coromandel sound extreme, but this Cathedral Cove Beach is gorgeous. You will walk to this unbelievable rock formation in the marine reserve shaped like a cathedral. You may even find a wedding when you arrive. This way starts at the northern end of Hahei.

Whale Bay

Whale Bay

This Whale beach is located in Raglan. Drive an hour and half south west from Auckland to Raglan where this small artsy town is popular with surfers. Manu Bay has the greatest, most available left hand break in the world. Whale Bay is for experienced surfers who will have to do some genuine paddling past a rocky shelf.

Waimarama Beach

Waimarama Beach

It is located in Hawke's Bay City in New Zealand. This Waimarama beach is a concealed gem popular with people of Hawke's Bay. It is located 20 minutes distance from Havelock North on the east coast, this long stretch of sandy beach has a deep low tide that produces wonderful warm swimming on the incoming tide and is a safe family beach.

Other famous beaches in New Zealand:

  • Kare Kare Beach: West Auckland
  • Kaiteriteri Beach: Nelson City
  • New Chums Beach: Coromandel Peninsula
  • Ocean Beach: Mount Maunganui
  • Gillespies Beach: West Coast, South Island
  • Wainui Beach: Gisborne, North Island
  • Allans Beach: Dunedin, South Island
  • Mosquito Bay: Abel Tasman National Park, South Island
  • New Chums Beach: Coromandel, North Island
  • Koekohe Beach: North Otago, South Island