Ruakaka Beach, Whangarei

4.7
Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Welcome to my page : ) I'm a great believer in promoting local. I love where i live and i love my camera but still learning :) One of my favourite walking tracks is along the pipeline at Ruakaka. http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/northland/whangarei-area/ruakaka-pipeline-road-track/#map x Addit be careful you don't fall over any roots. :)

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The wildlife is great here and to see more on our river from Princess St. Ruakaka you can rent a kayak at high tide to explore the estuary, or at low tide go on a bird watch ing trip with Simon ( Phone Simon on 09-432 8668 ) who will help you identify the amazing birdlife that frequents the area.

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you can rent a holiday home here from www.holidayhomes.co.nz, or you can rock up with your van and stay at Ruakaka motor caimp http://www.motorcamp.co.nz/

like water? we do. you can go out and fish with the crew at marsden cove http://www.bayfishingcharters.co.nz/ For some great dives a little bit further north check out Northland Dive...The wreck dives are amazing and the claritiy of the water sublimehttps://www.facebook.com/NorthlandDive

or Dive North are awesomely cool too https://www.facebook.com/DiveNorth.co.nz

Love to surf...we have an amazing legend here who makes them he has many on special https://www.facebook.com/Surfline.NZ?ref=ts x

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You can even learn to Kiteboard here....http://www.ruakakakitesports.co.nz/ x https://www.facebook.com/Anabatic

Wakeboarding is really good fun, and there are $20 specials going for winter....check them out at https://www.facebook.com/RuakakaCableWake x

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Daily surf report can be found here

http://surf.co.nz/reports/ x

For those that like really extreme sports....try a little sky dive right onto our beach...Check out these guys, they make amazing videos

https://www.facebook.com/SkydiveBallisticBlondes?fref=ts

How to get here? Well we are just an hour and a half away from the centre of Auckland. You can get a bus from The Sky Tower....https://www.facebook.com/pages/nakedbuscom/179849390534 x

Or drive and here's a big mention to Escape Rentals and you can take their vans alll over...they are as funky as https://www.facebook.com/EscapeRentalsNZ?ref=ts x I like them because if you rent one of their vans they donate a small amount to WWF and Forest & Bird.

Dont forget to check out the amazing travel dudes who constatly update their page with so many cool things to do in New Zealand. https://www.facebook.com/Barekiwi?ref=ts x

link here for more things to do :)http://www.breambay.co.nz/blog/ x

Love where i live <3

if you ever want a great hair cut or just some pampering try this wonderful heavenly place at Reflections https://www.facebook.com/reflectionsHAIRandBEAUTY

or Pure Essemce at

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ruakaka-Beach/279379998747935?ref=hl#!/pages/Pure-Essence-Face-and-Body-Clinic/197027560336129



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The weather station from Ruakaka Cable Wake gives me a daily update of whats happening out there :) http://www.wunderground.com/weatherstation/WXDailyHistory.asp?ID=INORTHLA27 x Check it out!

Our Awesome Ruakaka Surf Club now have a webcam :) Huge thanks to them for this :) http://ruakakalifeguards.co.nz/surf-cam/

Great website for Whangarei Love it here! Check it out! http://whangareinz.com/
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  • Still my fav beach to go to at this point, popular but not over crowded at all. water is calm and incredibly blue. love going with just my partner and/or friends. cant wait to go back. NJM  more »
  • In all my years of living here I have never visited. Took the children camping at local grounds and got to visit the beach. The beach was lovely . Stunning views around, beautiful sand and kids had a....  more »
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