Arataki

Quality Rating: 
7
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Punchy
Hollow
Optimal Swell Direction: 
NE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
SW
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
6
Danger: 
Watch out for swimmers.

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Description: 

Arataki Beach is a beach break on a sandy beach, located Papamoa. There are several peaks to choose from with both right and left handers. The wave is punchy and can get hollow, good fun. Suitable for all levels of surfer. Popular beach so watch out for swimmers.

Directions: 
From Tauranga City, head south east on Mt Maunganui Road, onto State Highway 2. Turn left onto Girven Road, down to the Beach. You can find many peaks down this stretch of beach.
Nearest Town: 
Tauranga
Nearest City: 
Tauranga
Travel Time from City: 
10mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Facilities: 
Toilets
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Arataki
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