Whakatane

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

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Description: 

Whakatane beach is a beach break on a sand beach, located in the coastal area of Whakatane. There are several peaks along the beach to choose from with both right and left handers. The wave is punchy and hollow, good fun. Suitable for all levels of surfer.

Directions: 
From Whakatane center, go west on Domain Road, then continue straight through the round about onto Landing Road. Turn right onto State Highway 30 over the Whakatane River, then take the first right onto Keepa Road, then right again onto Bunyan Road. head near the end of the road and make your way along one of the gravel roads down to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Whakatane
Nearest City: 
Whakatane
Travel Time from City: 
10mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Facilities: 
Toilets
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Whakatane
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