Ocean Beach, Whangarei Heads

4.8
#2 of 9 in Beaches in Northland Region
Get involved in a number of beach activities at Ocean Beach, a large white-sand shoreline with choppy waters. The sea along this coast provides lots of waves perfect for surfing, but the wind and clear waters also mean excellent conditions for wind surfing and diving. During calmer weather, take snorkeling gear and look for colorful marine life, or throw out your line and go fishing. Be careful while swimming and only do so in patrolled areas, especially with children or weak swimmers, as the current gets quite strong here. Take a picnic and plenty of water, because you will not find restaurants or snack bars here. Use our Whangarei Heads tourist route planner to add Ocean Beach and other attractions to your Whangarei Heads vacation plans.
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  • July 31, 2017
    You can slide in the bodyboard kid, slipped in the corrugated cardboard field was Sandy Hill. If you do take advantage of GoPro, such as memories presentation on trip after trip turnout, no doubt without. Shadow is not so much firmly the sunshade measures.
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  • May 27, 2017
    With plenty of space in what appears to be a very save beach, with plenty of lovely white sand, I can see why this beach is popular with Whangarei residents. A short stroll from the parking area gets ...  more »
  • May 22, 2017
    A beautiful, quiet beach. Park your car up and walk 500 or so metres to this mostly deserted spot. We walked up to the north end of the beach and climbed over the small headland and explored that area...  more »

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