Stent Road

Quality Rating: 
9
Wave Type: 
Right point
Wave Size Min: 
1.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Fast
Powerful
Hollow
Barrels
Optimal Swell Direction: 
SW
Optimal Wind Direction: 
E
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Stones
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Crowd Level: 
9
Danger: 
Crowds

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Description: 

Stent Road is a well regarded Taranaki break, one of New Zealands top spots. Its a big right hand point break along a stony, rocky shore. There are several sections from a hollow drop in, barrel section, to wally sections. Stent Road can get really crowded so know the rules and respect the locals. There are other breaks close by if it gets too busy.

Directions: 
From New Plymouth head soth west on Devon Street West. Continue out of New Plymouth on South Road State Highway 45. Go through Warea and turn right onto Stent Road, when you reach the coast turn right onto the gravel road along to the point.
Nearest Town: 
Okato
Nearest City: 
New Plymouth
Travel Time from City: 
35mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
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