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I came here in 1966 as a child with my parents who were visiting relatives. The main thing I could remember was the black sand and the sandflies. It's quite wild but beautiful and the large rocks make it quite dramatic. As soon as we...More
Only a few minutes from the main car park isthe back beach offering a reverse view of The Rock and another fabulous view of Sugarloaf islands. A BIT of a climb and track to access the black sand beach, its possible there is another access...More
I don't recommend this area for swimming esp if you have children with you. It is not as safe as other beaches the other side of the Port at Ngamutu or East End Beach. Often hear of people having difficulties in the water. However, it's...More
This is a beautiful black sand beach that is equally popular with surfers as with dog owners walkers taking their dog for a walk. Beautiful scenic views and if you are lucky you may even some sea lions sunning themselves.
The beach is beautiful with fantastic views of the islands off the coast. Hard, black sand beach. The best part is the entrance from the parking lot. You RUN down a steep black sand hill...it's like flying. The hill is fairly large. Unfortunately the stairs,...More