Allans Beach

Quality Rating: 
5
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Wally
Fast
Hollow
Optimal Swell Direction: 
SE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NW
Tide: 
Mid
High
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
3
Wildlife: 
Seals
Sharks
Danger: 
Seals.

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Description: 

Allans Beach in a solid beach break on a sand beach. there are many peaks down the beach offering both left and right handers. Good for intermediate to expert surfers, or beginners on a small day. Often a bit bigger than the city beaches.

Directions: 
From Dunedin head south through town on Cumberland Street State Highway 1, then turn left at either St Andrew Street, Jetty Street Overbridge or Strathallan Street, then right onto Wharf Street. Follow this south onto Portsmouth Drive then turn left onto Portobello Road. Continue on Portobello Road all the way down the edge of the harbour to Portobello town. You can follow the signs to Portobello. At Portobello turn right onto Allans Beach Road, up over the hill to Allans Beach, once over the hill the road will turn to gravel for the rest of the journey. The road will go along the east side of Hoopers Inlet. Follow the signs to Allans beach. Park at the end of the road and take the short walk across one paddock to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Portobello
Nearest City: 
Dunedin
Travel Time from City: 
50mins
Road in: 
Gravel
Walk in: 
Yes
Parking at beach: 
Yes
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