Auroa Point

Quality Rating: 
5
Wave Type: 
Right point
Wave Size Min: 
2.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Powerful
Hollow
Optimal Swell Direction: 
SE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NW
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Rock
Skill Level: 
Expert
Crowd Level: 
4
Danger: 
Careful on the rocks.

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Description: 

Auroa Point is a right hand point break on a rocky point, located south of Mahia. The waves are hollow and powerful, with steep drop ins. Auroa Point is fairly exposed, so can get big good swells and strong on shore winds can pickup. Leave this one to the experts.

Directions: 
From Napier, head north on Pandora Road State Highway 2, onto Meeanee Quay and Main North Road out of the city. Continue on State Highway 2 through Wairoa, then at Nuhaka go straight through the roundabout onto Nuhaka Opoutama Road. Continue along Nuhaka Opoutama Road, turn right onto Ormond Drive. WHen you get to Mahia beach, continue straight ahead onto Mahia East Coast Road. The road will cut across to the east coast of mahia peninsula and down the coast through Mahia. Continue past the Whangawehi River to the next point. Auroa Point break is on the north side of the point.
Nearest Town: 
Mahia
Nearest City: 
Napier
Travel Time from City: 
140mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
Yes
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Auroa-Point
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