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Piha Beach, West Auckland

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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 1997, the canoes were snapped in two, and they never came again.

It could be moody, misty and enigmatic, wild, damp and wind-swept. Power goes off, phone lines go down, often the road in (and out) is blocked. It's not for the faint-hearted to live here.

Piha was the birthplace of the Malibu boarding school in New Zealand, launched by two Californian lifeguards in 1956. The first surf boat race to be held in New Zealand was at Piha in the 1930s.

Piha has rips and currents, and she's really unforgiving, so it's essential to swim only in areas patrolled by surf clubs. Fisherman deaths out of the rocks on a fairly regular basis, so check with the clubs before you head out.

Piha is not just surfing and sand. The landscape is spectacular and inspiring, with the towering cliffs and the magnificent Lion Rock standing guard over the sand. The beach is assisted by the Waitakere Ranges, a protected parkland in the subtropical forest, accessible via various bush tracks.

Piha has a beach side community composed of owners and residents of the river. Lifestyle is comfortable and easy, but there are all the essential facilities for a good life.

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I don’t think I’ll ever get sick of snapping Lion rock, here’s another from Tuesday’s adventure.
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The moody west coast
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Salir de Auckland dirección oeste, atravesar el parque regional Waitakere Rangers por sus carreteras de curvas rodeadas de bosque, vislumbrar los acantilados y llegar a una de sus playas salvajes para contemplar el mar de Tasmania 💕 El "wild west" se siente como todo un mundo a parte rodeado de naturaleza, y sin embargo, estamos sólo a 40min del centro de Auckland🤯🇳🇿🥝
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Feel sooooo good to be back close to the sea again! I'm usually not much a beach person but I must say the coastline of North Island is really amazing, bringing calmness and serenity... And sore legs... Damn hilly!!
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Piha Beach is one of the coolest beaches we visited in New Zealand. It's absolutely stunning + it's a black sand beach! 😍⁠
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Merry christmas everyone 🙏💙 ...

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She was windy yesterday, and I was positive we were gonna get blown right off that cliff, I totally would’ve blamed Adam too, even though I chose this hike 😆

Mercer Bay Loop is a must do in the Auckland Region, but definitely don’t go on a windy day, and don’t take kids if you have anxiety like me 🤢 there’s steep cliffs and no railings. You’ll probably survive though, we did!
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Possibly New Zealand's most iconic black sand beach, Piha is just 40km from Auckland City on the west coast.
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Absolute stunner of an evening out at Piha!
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koko was absolutely wrecked after our adventuring we did on Tuesday. for those who didn’t see my stories we had such an epic day out exploring some locations like this beautiful beach Piha 😍 and some we hadn’t been to yet. she had the time of her life. w all them zooms I couldn’t even keep up ay 😂 I think I was more wrecked then her when we got home 😂
have a great weekend guys!
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