Karikari Peninsula’s Beaches

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Situated in the Far North on the western side of Doubtless Bay, Karikari Peninsula’s Beaches is a long thin section of land stetching out into the Pacific Ocean. if gifted with never-ending white sand and translucent, blue waters and bays. There are plenty of beaches situated along Karikari Peninsula, including Tokerua Beach, Rangiputa, Whatuwhiwhi, Matai Bay and Karikari Beach. The high land around Whatuwhiwhi offers superb views over Doubtless Bay to Mangonui and views over Karikari and Rangaunu Bays to Houhora Heads. Tokerua is the longest beach on the Peninsula.

Matai Bay

Matai Bay

Karikari Peninsula’s Beaches is approximately a four hour drive from central Auckland going north on State Highway 1 following the signs to Whangarei. Turn right to State Highway 10 just short of Pakaraka and drive towards Kerikeri and Doubtless Bay. 6km past Taipa turn right onto Karikari Peninsula on Inland Road. From Kaitaia and the North the turn off is a twenty minute drive from Awanui on State Highway 10.

Author: nztravelguide

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