A Napier hot spot for locals north of the Napier hill with views of the busy port. The beach is reminiscent of Mt Maunganui’s Pilot Bay. The sheltered beach is dotted with jet skiing, swimmers and lifeguards in summer. There are public outdoor showers, changing rooms. Port Napier has set aside safe swimming in the designated zone inside the orange buoys. Only swimmers and non-motorised craft like kayaks, paddle boards and surf training boats are allowed within this area. It is always fascinating relaxing on a beach with a busy port, massive container vessels just a heartbeat away. Boat owners check Safety around the port.
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