Muriwai Beach and the Gannets
A wild black-sand beach west of Auckland, New Zealand
First published December 31, 2021, on a-maverick.com. Slightly updated.
MURIWAI is to Auckland as Bondi is to Sydney: the city’s most iconic surf beach, and also a good beach for just lazing around, going for hikes, and birdwatching. Arriving at the carpark, I couldn’t wait to hit the sand!