Raupo Bay

Quality Rating: 
5
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Punchy
Optimal Swell Direction: 
N
Optimal Wind Direction: 
SE
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Rock
Skill Level: 
Advanced
Crowd Level: 
5

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Description: 

Raupo Bay is a beach break on a sandy/rocky beach, located on Karikari Peninsula on the east coast of Northland. There are several peaks down the beach to choose from on different banks and points, with both right and left handers. May need to walk up the beach to find a good spot.  The wave is punchy. Good for advanced to expert surfers.

Directions: 
Raupo Bay is located on Karikari Peninsula on the east coast of Northland. From Kaitaia, head north on North Road, State Highway 1. At Awanui turn right onto State Highway 10. Turn left onto Inland Road, then left onto Rangiputa Road, through Rangiputa and down to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Karikari
Nearest City: 
Kaitaia
Travel Time from City: 
35mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
Yes
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Facilities: 
Toilets
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Raupo-Bay
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