Paekakariki

Quality Rating: 
3
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Soft
Optimal Swell Direction: 
NW
Optimal Wind Direction: 
SE
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Beginner
Crowd Level: 
3

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Description: 

Paekakariki is a beach break on a sandy beach. Paekakariki has several peaks along the beach to choose from with both right and left handers. The wave is small and soft, great for beginners but also good for surfers of all levels.

Directions: 
From Wellington head north out of the city on State Highway 1. Turn left where the signs point to Porirua, still on State Highway 1. Continue past Porirua and Paremata to Paekakariki. Turn left onto Ames Street, then continue onto Wellington Road, and turn left onto either Beach Road or The Sand Trak, down to the beach.
Nearest Town: 
Paekakariki
Nearest City: 
Wellington
Travel Time from City: 
50mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
NZ-Surf-Guide_Beach-View_Paekakariki
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