Back Beach, New Plymouth

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#1 of 6 in Beaches in Taranaki Region
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  • August 14, 2017
    this beach is perfect to enjoy with our dog, it is a pity we can only take our dog here in the winter  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Back Beach is a largely empty but dramatic beach, as it's overlooked by Paritutu Rock and the Sugar Loaf Islands. A great place for kids to run wild and to watch parapenters fly along the cliff-face, ...  more »
  • July 4, 2017
    Sunset and sunrises best place to be is Back Beach New Plymouth. Great surfing and swimming at back beach for people who are confident in west coast beaches. Hint: camera , swimming gear, sunscreen su...  more »

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Where to stay in New Plymouth

New Plymouth's waterfront offers the most pleasant accommodations in the city, with boutique hotels and welcoming bed and breakfasts, along with rental apartments. Also close to the water, RV parks provide an excellent choice for families and campers. Farther out of town, expect to find motels and campsites, conveniently accessed by car or local buses.
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