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beaches?

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beaches?

From Russell harbor are there any beaches within a 30 min. walk?

Thanks,

Rodan

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1. Re: beaches?

Long Beach or Oneroa beach is a short distance from the centre of Russell, 1km walk over a short but steep hill. Easier walking from Russell as opposed to the return.

Otherwise Russell Beach itself which is a mix of shingle/pebble alongside the wharf is attractive in its own way.

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2. Re: beaches?

HI Rodan, There is the Russell Beach Front Both sides of the Russell Wharf which has sand and pebbles. You could walk around the beach front to the south to Matauwhi Bay or to the north towards flagstaff hill to Waihihi Bay. Otherwise you can walk over the hill from town to Long Beach at Oneroa Bay which is a popular beach and quite long. Regards Sue

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