Motukahakaha Bay

Quality Rating: 
5
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Punchy
Optimal Swell Direction: 
NE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
SW
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
6
Danger: 
Popular beach - know the rules and respect the locals. Watch out for swimmers.

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Description: 

Motukahakaha Bay is a beach break on a sandy beach, located east of Kaitaia on the east coast of Northland. There are several peaks down the beach to choose from with both right and left handers. The wave is punchy and fun. Good for all levels of surfer. Popular beach - know the rules and respect the locals. Watch out for swimmers.

Directions: 
Motukahakaha Bay is located east of Kaitaia on the east coast of Northland. From Kaitaia, head north on North Road, State Highway 1. At Awanui turn right onto State Highway 10. Continue past Taipa and Mangonui, then turn left onto Taupo Bay Road. Turn left onto Waimahana Road and drive down as close to the beach as you can and there will be a short walk to the beach. You can also drive to Taupo Bay and hike over the hill to Motukahakaha Bay, you will need to ask permission to cross the farmers land.
Nearest Town: 
Mangonui
Nearest City: 
Kaitaia
Travel Time from City: 
45mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Motukahakaha-Bay
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