Rarawa Beach

Quality Rating: 
4
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: 
5
Danger: 
River mouths often have strong currents and rips

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Description: 

Rarawa Beach is a beach break on a sandy beach, located at the southern end of Great Exhibition Bay on the east coast of Northland. There are several peaks to choose from along the beach with both right and left handers. The wave is punchy and fun. Good for all levels of surfer.

Directions: 
Rarawa Beach is located at the southern end of Great Exhibition Bay on the east coast of Northland. From Kaitaia, head north on North Road, State Highway 1. After passing Ngataki School, turn right onto Rarawa Beach Road and follow this down to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Pukenui
Nearest City: 
Kaitaia
Travel Time from City: 
45mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Rarawa-Beach
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