Aramoana

Quality Rating: 
7
Wave Type: 
Beach break
Wave Size Min: 
1.5ft
Wave Shape: 
Powerful
Hollow
Barrels
Optimal Swell Direction: 
NE
Optimal Wind Direction: 
SW
Tide: 
All
Beach Type: 
Sand
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Crowd Level: 
4
Wildlife: 
Seals
Sharks

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Description: 

From Dunedin head north on Cumberland Street State Highway 1, then follow signs to Port Chalmers turning right onto St Andrew Street, then left onto Anzac Ave State Highway 88. Continue on State Highway 88 to Port Chalmers. At Port Chalmers turn left onto Wickliffe Terrace then Borlases Road, then turn right onto Blueskin Road. Continue onto Purakanui Road and continue right onto Heyward Point Road where the road changes to gravel, be careful from here on in. Turn left onto Murdering Beach Road and down to the beach.

Directions: 
From Dunedin head north on Cumberland Street State Highway 1, then follow signs to Port Chalmers turning right onto St Andrew Street, then left onto Anzac Ave State Highway 88. Continue on State Highway 88 to Port Chalmers. At Port Chalmers turn left onto Beach Street and head round past the wharves on Macandrew Road, and continue on Aramoana Road along the coast to Aramoana. Continue through Aramoana on Moana Street which bends round and goes out to the Aramoana Spit breakwater. Find a park.
Nearest Town: 
Port Chalmers
Nearest City: 
Dunedin
Travel Time from City: 
40mins
Road in: 
Seal
Walk in: 
No
Parking at beach: 
Yes
Beach View: 
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