Gooch's Beach

Quality Rating: 
3
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Fat
Wally
Optimal Swell Direction: 
NE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
SW
Tide: 
Low
Beach Type: 
Stones
Rock
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
3
Wildlife: 
Seals
Danger: 
Careful on the rocks.

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Description: 

Gooch's Beach is a beach break on a stoney/rocky beach, located along the esplanade from Kaikoura township. Its a small beach with one main peak with both right and left handers. The wave is fat but wally, good fun. Good for all levels of surfer.

Directions: 
Gooch's Beach is located along the esplanade from Kaikoura township. From Kaikoura head east along the Esplande from the shopping center. Go just past the pool and find the peak.
Nearest Town: 
Kaikoura
Nearest City: 
kaikoura
Travel Time from City: 
3mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Facilities: 
Toilets
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Goochs-Beach
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