Ocean Beach, Whangarei Heads

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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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  • very long and beautiful beach with fine sand. wonderfull panoreme and no people there. perfekt for surfing  more »
  • Drove along the mainly inland route across Mt Tiger Rd which is hilly and scenic and returned along the Whangarei Heads Rd. The Beach is approx 35km from Whangarei and at the end of the road there's a...  more »
  • The drive to it seemed long and of the main road but there is a car park van a great place for the camper van to have lunch. The beach is massive clean and fairly flat but with a few dunes. There is a...  more »