Piha Beach, Piha

4.7
Explore and relax in a wild coastal landscape at Piha Beach, formed by distinctive volcanic black sand. Divided in two by the imposing bulk of the towering and iconic Lion Rock, the beach remains one of the area's most popular. Grab your surfboard and hit the waves, or just kick back along the shoreline and enjoy the view of the sea, accented by the lush surroundings. Keep in mind during your visit that the beach sometimes has very dangerous riptides, so swimming far from the shore is best avoided even for confident swimmers. Put Piha Beach and other Piha journey planner attractions into our {2}, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We went with Terry from Absolute tours starting from Auckland and had an amazing time on the day trip to Piha beach. Lots of walking down to the waterfall kitekite and the to Piha beach. If you like.....  more »
  • Black coloured sand. Great waves for surfers. Then check out the Piha Store :) There is a walk up the hill - pretty views  more »
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  • Beautiful beach and surrounds. The dark sand gets EXTREMELY hot, so be careful and wear shoes. The beach is super flat so on low tide you'll be able to walk out quite a bit.
  • Great if your a surfer, otherwise swim between the flags as this place is known for rips. Just watch Piha rescue. Lovely black sand beach which can get extremely hot on a sunny day. Its a beautiful place just to sit and unwind watching the sunset.
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