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Te Paki Sand Dunes

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Business Type: Dune surfing

Overview

Dune surfing the 100m Te Paki sand – a must do. Climbing up in the sand can be hard going, but the ride down is so worth it – you will be rushing to get up for another go!

Address: Te Paki Stream Road, Cape Reinga, Northland Northland

Description

The golden sands of Te Paki dunes are the largest in the Southern Hemisphere and have been moulded by the wild west coast winds. Some of them rise up to 140m. There are slopes for every level, from extreme adventurers to beginners.

Nature lovers will be fascinated by the converging dune and wetland flora.        

Close to its northern end, a shallow river, called Te Paki stream, joins the beach. The stream, too, may be traversed by appropriate vehicles. At the far end of the stream is located an extensive and very beautiful sand dune system.

Locations

Te Paki Stream Road, Cape Reinga, Northland, Turn off SH1 at Te Paki onto Te Paki Stream Road approximately 5 km north of Waitiki or 96 km north of Kaitaia.

Photo Gallery

Te Paki Sand Dunes

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