Auckland is surrounded by beaches, and as the largest population center in New Zealand, it is inevitable that there people who enjoy naturism. The most popular, established, and nicest are Pohutukawa Bay and Little Palm Beach and on a summer day, particularly on the weekends, these two spots are invariably crowded with beachgoers enjoying the Auckland summer weather. For those looking for a sandy oasis a bit further off the beaten path, there are several other options where you may discreetly sunbathe sans clothing—and some that you might want to avoid listed just for information. Finally, remember to use common sense when stripping off at a beach —only select secluded areas where there are either other naked people or no one at all.
Papamoa Nude beach - Papamoa Beach
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Papamoa Beach. What an aptly named naturalist beach. Peka Peka Beach. There are a few places here where clothing is only optional. Little Palm Beach is on the northern side of the island and is probably the most well-known nudist beach.
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Nice beach with nude section about meters down from Sunbrae Grove public access. No tree cover but some dunes to hang out in away from the people walking the beach. Flights Vacation Rentals Restaurants Things to do. Cart 0. Tip: All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips.
However, thanks to its European influence, there are a surprising amount of clothing-optional beaches around the country. So if you want a break from social oppression or want to work on a line-free tan, then check out these best nudist beaches in New Zealand! Strictly speaking, nudity in public places is not illegal in New Zealand. However, these nudist beaches provide a place away from judgement and can feel less worried about taking your clothes off. Wellington might have a bit of a reputation for nippy cold winds, not ideal for taking your clothes off, but Breaker Bay is well sheltered from the prevailing winds.