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West Auckland Beaches

Kaitarakihi Beach

For those wanting a more secluded and private beach that still  has stunning views of the Northern Manukau Harbour, Kaitarakihi Beach is a must visit for everyone in Tāmaki Makaurau. Located further along Huia Rd at Kaitarakihi Bay, this beach is a hidden gem that not many West Aucklanders know about. Whilst it lacks the wharf […]

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Cornwallis Beach

Cornwallis Beach is one of the more popular West Auckland Beaches and the jewel in the crown of the Cornwallis neighbourhood. Located just 16 minutes away from Titirangi Village, it boasts a wide array of attractions suitable for anyone! Cornwallis Beach is one of the largest beaches that faces the Manukau harbour and offers plenty […]

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French Bay Beach

French Bay Beach (Otitori Bay) 7pm to 7am daily is a small beach located a few minutes away from Titirangi Village. It’s mostly a beach used by locals for walks and leisurely boating activities like kayaking or yachting. The French Bay Yacht Club is located on one side of the beach and is the main […]

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Anawhata Beach

Anawhata is a beach on the coast of New Zealand to the west of Auckland. Radius from Auckland; 40 km (50 minutes drive). Piha, Karekare and Whatipu are to the south of Anawhata. To the north are Te Henga (Bethells Beach) and Muriwai. It's one of the least visited beaches in the city because there's […]

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Titirangi Beach

"The long cloud in the atmosphere," Titirangi translates. Many of New Zealand's birds live on the sandy beach park, including Fantasil, Tui, Kererū, White Eye and more. The beach on Bay of Paturoa is part of the harbour of Manuka. At the top of the park, Auckland Transit Busses 173, 180, 181 and S025 provide […]

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Karekare Beach

Karekare is a small coastal town in Northern New Zealand's Auckland area, sandwiched by a great black surfy beach from the Waitākère Ranges. Because of its position in The Piano in 1993, Karekare Beach received greater recognition. On the west shore of Auckland, 35 kilometres from Auckland city centre, the secluded black sandy beach. The […]

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Piha Beach

Piha is the most popular surf beach in New Zealand. Situated on the west coast of the North Island, 40 km from the town of Auckland, this black sandy beach has a reputation for an impressive surf that rolls across the Tasman Sea. When the Uncle Toby Iron Man contest was held at Piha in […]

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Laingholm Beach

Laingholm Beach is a quiet sandy beach overlooking the Bay of Laingholm. It is near the mouth of the port of Manukau and the site of New Zealand 's greatest maritime tragedy in 1863. HMS Orpheus of the Royal Navy struck a moving sand bar and dropped on his side. The water of Manukau Harbor […]

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