Daniels Reef

Quality Rating: 
7
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Hollow
Barrels
Optimal Swell Direction: 
E
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NW
Tide: 
Low
Mid
Incoming
Beach Type: 
Rock
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Crowd Level: 
6
Danger: 
Crowded beach - Know the rules and respect the locals. Watch out for swimmers.

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Description: 

Daniels Reef is a beach break on a rocky beach, located just north of Mathesons Bay, in Leigh, on the east coast north of Auckland. There is one main peak with both right and left handers. The wave is hollow with barrels on offer. Good for intermediate to expert surfers. Popular beach so know the rules and respect the locals. Watch out for swimmers.

Directions: 
Daniels Reef is located just north of Mathesons Bay, in Leigh, on the east coast north of Auckland. From Auckland, head north on Auckland Northern Motorway, State Highway 1, over the Auckland Harbour Bridge. At Warkworth turn right onto Sandspit Road, then left onto Matakana Road. Continue straight onto Leigh Road, continue onto Hauraki Road, and turn right onto Wonderview Road down to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Leigh
Nearest City: 
Auckland
Travel Time from City: 
60mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Facilities: 
Toilets
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Daniels-Reef
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