Kiritehere

Quality Rating: 
6
Wave Type: 
Left point
Wave Size Min: 
2.0ft
Wave Shape: 
Wally
Punchy
Long
Optimal Swell Direction: 
NW
Optimal Wind Direction: 
NE
Tide: 
High
Beach Type: 
Sand
Rock
Skill Level: 
Advanced
Crowd Level: 
3

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Description: 

Kiritehere is a left hand point break on a rocky point with shingle beach, located south of the Marokopa River. The wave is nice and long with several sections to play with, Wally and punchy. Good for Advanced to Expert surfers.

Directions: 
Kiritehere is located on the west coast of Waikato, not far from taharoa, south of Kawhia Harbour. From Hamilton head west on Massey Street, then left onto Tukikaramea Road, out of Hamilton. Turn left onto Kakaramea Road, State Highway 39, heading south. Turn right onto Manipoto Street, State Highway 3. Turn right onto Waitomo Caves Road, State Highway 37. Continue onto Te Anga Road and onto Marokopa Road. Turn left onto Mangatoa Road. Turn right onto Soundy Road. Find Kiritehere beach when you cross the Rararimu Stream.
Nearest Town: 
Waitomo
Nearest City: 
Hamilton
Travel Time from City: 
120mins
Road in: 
Seal
Gravel
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Kiritehere
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