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Address: Tasman Parade, Oakura, New Zealand
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+64 6-752 7861

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Drive whilst in New Plymouth

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 5 March 2017
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183 reviews
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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

Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews
Reviewed 10 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
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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
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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42 reviews
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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 too as well as park benches. Some people were fishing so I guess there must... More 

Thank Gwen U
Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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79 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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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 too

Thank Lanny M
Auckland, New Zealand
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
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 foreshore are amazing - smooth and perfectly round.

Thank MrsRemy25
New Zealand
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205 reviews
61 attraction reviews
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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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26 reviews
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

A beautiful beach to walk along. Such a lovely coastline. Very popular with locals and visitors alike.

Thank ScotsguyKiwigirl
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Great Beach to walk along, swim at, sit and watch the world go past. Only north facing beach on the west coast of the north island. On a good day black sand big surf.

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Awesome dog friendly beach with fresh water stream to clean your dog in after playing in the sand. This made it an ideal place for Tyga to meet his litter brothers and sisters for a play.

Thank dough93

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