Blue Duck

Quality Rating: 
5
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Fat
Wally
Optimal Swell Direction: 
SE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
W
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Stones
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
4
Wildlife: 
Seals

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Description: 

Blue Duck is a beach break on a sandy beach, located just north of Mangamaunu at the Blue Duck Stream, north of Kaikoura. The wave is wally or fat. Good for all levels of surfer.

Directions: 
Blue Duck is located just north of Mangamaunu at the Blue Duck Stream, north of Kaikoura. From Kaikoura Drive north on State Highway 1 for about 20mins. Continue just past Mangamaunu to the Blue Duck Stream, and turn left onto Blue Duck Valley Road to park. Cross the railway tracks to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Kaikoura
Nearest City: 
kaikoura
Travel Time from City: 
20mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Blue-Duck
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