Ninety Mile Beach, Kaitaia
(4.7/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
Originally used as a runway for early airmail services, Ninety Mile Beach now serves as a major tourist destination, offering spectacular sunsets and arguably the finest left-hand surf breaks in New Zealand. Stretching for approximately 88 km (55 mi), this seemingly never-ending beach features a series of sand dunes where you can perfect your bodyboarding skills or dig for tuatua (native shellfish) at low tide. Each year the beach hosts a popular fishing competition, welcoming anglers eager to catch the biggest snapper. A lush pine forest grows within walking distance of the beach, providing a green backdrop to the white sands of the coastline. To visit Ninety Mile Beach on your holiday in Kaitaia, and find out what else Kaitaia has to offer, use our Kaitaia itinerary builder.
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  • The size of the beach was amazing you would have to see it to believe it.well worth a visit but give your self time to take in the view 
  • Never ending strip of golden sand...!! Well, OK it maybe only 55 miles but that's still a hell of a lot of sand in one place. Even for non-beach lovers it is an impressive feature of the Far North and...  more »
  • The size of this beach, the power of the tides and the strength of the winds makes this a breathtaking place. Plenty of opportunities of healthy walks or if you want a ride along it, take one of the t...  more »