Last Chance

Quality Rating: 
8
Wave Type: 
Left point
Wave Size Min: 
2.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Fast
Hollow
Long
Optimal Swell Direction: 
NE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
W
Tide: 
Low
Mid
Incoming
Beach Type: 
Boulder
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Crowd Level: 
5
Danger: 
Careful on the rocks.

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Description: 

Last Chance is a left hand point break on a boulder beach, located just past Lake Rotopounamu, across farmers land. The waves are fast and hollow, top quality waves. Suitable for intermediate to expert surfers.

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 straight onto Mahanga Road, when you get just past Lake Rotopounamu on the right. From here you will have to seek permission from the farmer to cross his land to drive down the hill to the point.
Nearest Town: 
Mahia
Nearest City: 
Napier
Travel Time from City: 
140mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
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