Piha black sand beach
World famous as a surf beach, it's also awesome for body-boarding, and for just wandering along, taking in the natural beauty, year round. Karekare, Bethel's and Muriwai beaches and also well worth taking in. 20 minutes drive.
New Zealand's famous black sand beaches, like nothing you'll see anywhere else in the world. Surf is amazing here but don't take on the water if your not an experienced swimmer, we do have life guards here but Piha is prone to rips, not a great beach for swimming if your taking children.
Piha is a seaside village west of Auckland, on NZ's rugged west coastline. Black-sand Piha beach is known for its strong surf and rugged scenery. Lion Rock is a volcanic monolith with war memorials and Maori carvings. Nearby Waitakere Ranges Regional park has subtropical native rainforest and trails…
stunningly beautiful coastline and beach famous for black volcanic sands. Beware though swimming is dangerous. Stay within the lifeguard flags - strong rip currents.
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