AOL Travel
Print

Muriwai Beach, Auckland

Muriwai Beach - Auckland, New Zealand
Muriwai Beach
Muriwai Road, Auckland, New Zealand 1250Map
State Highway 16
+64 9 366 2000
Neighborhood: West Auckland
Overview

Stretching from the cliffs overlooking Maori Bay and the Gannet Colony north to Kaipara Head, Muriwai Beach with its fine black sand is popular with surfers, families, surfcasters and dune buggies. You can drive all the way north, some 40 kilometres, at low tide, but the northern sector is sometimes used as a bombing range by the New Zealand Air Force, so make sure the red flag is not flying! The shop near the main car park has excellent coffee and burgers. There is a camping ground, many pleasant grassy picnic spots with shade, a playground and even a golf course at Muriwai. The beach opens daily at 7:30 a.m.

Write a Review

How would you rate your overall experience with Muriwai Beach?
Muriwai Beach General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Beaches/Bodies of Water, Sports and the Outdoors
AOL Traveler Rating
0 POSITIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
0 NEGATIVE Vote » Thanks for voting!
ADVERTISEMENT