Nugget Point

Quality Rating: 
4
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
2.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Wally
Punchy
Optimal Swell Direction: 
SE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
W
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Rock
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
4
Danger: 
Cold. Careful on the rocks.

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Description: 

Nugget Point is a beach break on a sandy beach with rocky points. You can surf any where along this section of coast. There are several peaks to choose from with both right and left handers. The wave is punchy and powerful. Suitable for beginner to expert surfers. It gets colder down this area, so wear plenty of rubber. Careful on the rocks.

Directions: 
From Dunedin head South on State Highway 1. When you get to Balclutha turn left onto High Street (Signs to Owaka), then turn right onto Owaka Highway. When you get to Owaka turn left onto Papatowai Highway and continue on through.
Nearest Town: 
Balclutha
Nearest City: 
Dunedin
Travel Time from City: 
120mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
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