The Cliff

Quality Rating: 
3
Wave Type: 
Left point
Wave Size Min: 
2.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Wally
Optimal Swell Direction: 
S
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NE
Tide: 
Mid
High
Incoming
Beach Type: 
Sand
Stones
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Crowd Level: 
4

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Description: 

The Cliff is a left hand point break on a sandy/stoney beach, located near the yacht club at Gisborne. The wave is wally and fun, but requires a good size swell to get working. Know the rules and respect the locals. Best for Intermediate to expert surfers.

Directions: 
From Gisborne town centre drive east on Gladstone Road, onto Wainui Road, State Highway 35, towards Kaiti. After you cross the bridge turn right onto Hirini Street, then continue onto Kaiti Beach Road. Drive past the yacht club right down to the end of the road.
Nearest Town: 
Gisborne
Nearest City: 
Gisborne
Travel Time from City: 
5mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_The-Cliff
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