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Address: Piha, New Zealand
Phone Number: 278415153
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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US$ 127.61*
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Half-Day Wild West Coast Tour including Lunch from Auckland
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Piha Beach and Wine Tour from Auckland Including Lunch
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Carpark was easy to find. The place was a little chilly when we arrived but it was worth it! Definitely not to be missed if you're in Auckland, it's just an hour's drive away!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carpark was easy to find. The place was a little chilly when we arrived but it was worth it! Definitely not to be missed if you're in Auckland, it's just an hour's drive away!

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Balsta, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice and magical. There is a lot of hicking al around Phia. Had a blast and the views are just stunning!

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denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly breathtaking place, I went there on my day trip out of Auckland. We looked at the beach from above and it looked wonderful with a cool beach between two large rock formations. One is called "Lion" because it looks like a lion (clever that way). It does by the way. There were plenty of surfers there because the... More 

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Thank finesilver
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Initially, I was skeptical that this was a genuine black sand beach but when I got there I was pleasantly surprised. The formations are awesome and you can wander around for ages looking at all the different facets of the place. It was windy and a bit cold but it didn't matter. We really enjoyed going there.

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Thank Catherine F
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the stunning view of a rock and the mountains so cool and amazing black sand really enjoy walking and taking photos.it was windy and the sea is rough and wave so high but it is very beautifull good for relaxation.

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Thank millinmareney
New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it's just too beautiful to really explain it, sparkling black sand in different shades, surfers in the water, high waves and the lion rock above it all. The cliffs are beautiful with caves in them and if you like a little climbing over rocks you can get an even more incredible view. Very windy though ^^

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Thank Lunalacrima
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70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great beach super views but i suggest you don't swim too many rips to catch you out.it can be very deceiving and look really nice but again be very careful and just enjoy the sand and smells,dont let the kids out of your site too many incidents with the wild water

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Thank Gary M
St Clair, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The black sand was amazing - I felt like I was in another world. There were no surfers as the sea was very rough. It was very windy but the sand was so warm on my bare feet that I didn't even think about it. A must for everyone to see and photograph.

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Thank Trangie
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a moment to stop by after our AWOL canyoning tour. Went in July so it was very cold and windy, not many people at the beach. It offers extremely stunning views and highly recommended to take off your shoes and walk barefoot on this beach. It is so clean and soft I was amazed. You can feel stress realising... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area is quite surreal. the black sand is really unusual and the rugged rock coastline is somehow empowering. The gusty wind and crashing waves is really lovely to experience.

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