Beatons

Quality Rating: 
6
Wave Type: 
Left point
Wave Size Min: 
2.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Wally
Optimal Swell Direction: 
S
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NE
Tide: 
Mid
Beach Type: 
Rock
Skill Level: 
Expert
Crowd Level: 
2
Danger: 
Cold. Careful on the rocks.

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Description: 

Beatons is a left hand point break along the south eastern side of the bay, on a rocky shore. The wave is nice and wally, with a good length ride. You must ask the farmer for permission to cross his land for access to the beach. Expert surfers only. Careful on the rocks. It gets colder down this area, so wear plenty of rubber.

Directions: 
From Invercargill head noth on North Road State Highway 6 out of town and turn left onto Wallacetown Lorneville Highway State Highway 99. Continue through Wallacetown and Riverton, then turn left onto Pahia-Wakapatu Road, then turn right onto Garden Road. Continue to the end of the road and find a park. From here its a walk across the paddock out to the point, You must ask the farmer for permission to cross his land for access to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Riverton
Nearest City: 
Invercargill
Travel Time from City: 
60mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
Yes
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
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