KahutaraRate this spot:
|Wave Quality Rating||3|
|Type of Wave||Reef break|
|Direction of Wave||Right|
|Crowd Level||Can Get Busy|
It works best a low tide and gets south and south west swells throughout the year. Best in Autumn and winter.
The wave breaks on a rocky reef so not really for newbies. It is a powerful wave and provides a good fast ride. Well worth a surf.
On highway 1 a couple of k's south of Kaikoura. If you hit the town you have gone too far.Access & Parking Info / Cost
Park right by the break, just pull off the road and head down the little track.Where to Stay
Stay in Kaikoura is the best option. Plenty of accommodation here and places to eat and go for a beer.Equipment Hire
Not sure about hire but there is a surf shop in Kaikoura.When its Flat?
The usual tourist stuff in the area.
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