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Ngarunui Beach

Riria Kereopa Memorial Drive, Raglan, New Zealand
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Sand break - beautiful

Lovely beach - perfect for beginner and intermediate surfers. The sand is slightly black so bring... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chris R
via mobile
Great spot

Beautiful to see and great to surf :) there is plenty of parking with toilets and changing rooms... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
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“great beach” (13 reviews)
“black sand” (23 reviews)
Riria Kereopa Memorial Drive, Raglan, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely beach - perfect for beginner and intermediate surfers. The sand is slightly black so bring shoes / flip flops!! Nice walks can take you down to the beach if you prefer - if not a 10 min drive from Raglan

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful to see and great to surf :) there is plenty of parking with toilets and changing rooms and it is a short walk to the beach.

Thank LauraOlivella
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The west coast of north island is not frequented by tourists. Therefore these places are quite serene and less crowded. And add to it a beautiful beach with lovely surf and its paradise. One can stop on the way at a small park on the...More

Thank Niloy_12
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This was a must when visiting the area....watched so many surfing. It was cold and rainy but that didn't stop them. This would be a great place to swim during the summer.

Thank shutter_bug1971
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful large vast black sand beach!! And absolute must if your coming to Raglan go for a walk out on the sand and breath in the fresh sea air straight off the coast!

Thank willsamtroy
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Change rooms, outdoor showers, parking. Fun to watch the surfers. Paved but steep walkway down from parking lot to the beach.

Thank kinx81
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I agree with previous reviewers about the beach's stellar attractions, at any time of the year, and how this beach holds its own against others in NZ. However, a quick search of the photos uploaded so far, only showed one of sky-based activity. So here's...More

Thank MumandSon_10
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Even in the middle on winter (July) this is a stunning place to visit. Not far out of Raglan township to visit. Keep to the speed of 50km through most of the town and local roads.

Thank Anna E
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We visited on a clear but cold, windy mid winter's day. Black sand, boulders round and smooth, youngsters out surfing, whooping with joy as they came in from their fun. We picnicked on lush green grass at strategically placed picnic tables, strong against the elements....More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Even though it is winter here in New Zealand we didn't want to miss the beautiful black sand beaches. We weather gave us a beautiful break with sunshine so we drive out to Raglan to put our toes in the Tasman Sea. Beautiful beach with...More

Thank Raymond K
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