Muriwai Beach Spot Guide

About Muriwai Beach

A popular beach break with an adjacent left-hand point, Muriwai is located on the west coast of the North Island, a short drive from Auckland. Tends to get crowded, but the beach is long enough that you can often find your own peak. Mind the rips, as they can be pretty strong.

Source: Muriwai Beach Surf Guide

Ability Level

All Abilities

Beg Int Adv

All surfers.

Local Vibe


Welcoming Intimidating

Find your own peak and don't worry about locals.

Crowd Factor


Mellow Heavy

Close to Auckland and can get busy, but the beach is pretty long, so you can usually find solitude.

Spot Rating


Poor Perfect

Fun beach break and left-hand point.

Shoulder Burn


Light Exhausting

Rip gets pretty strong.

Water Quality


Clean Dirty

Stays pretty clean.

Additional Information


Sharks, rips, backwash at the point.


Park near the golf course and walk down to the beach.

Bring Your

Shortboard, fish, funboard, longboard, bodyboard



Best Season

Consistent swell all year.

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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