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Otago Peninsula – Allans Beach Reviews and Ratings

(Otago, New Zealand)

Visitor reviews of Otago Peninsula - Allans Beach surf break

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Otago Peninsula - Allans Beach Ratings

Overall: 3.3. Based on 2 votes. Vote

Quality on a good day: 4.0

(1 star: Even when the swell and winds are optimum, the waves are poor quality, 5 stars: If conditions are right, the waves will be World Class).

Consistency of Surf: 3.5

(1: Otago Peninsula - Allans Beach is a fickle surf spot that only works a few times a year. 5: Reliable year-round spot).

Regional Rating: 5.0

(1: Otago Peninsula - Allans Beach is usually very poor quality compared to other spots in Otago. 5: the best break in Otago).

Difficulty Level: 4.0

(1: Suitable for Groms. 3: Intermediates. 5: Expert tow-in surfers only).

Onshore Wind: 2.0

(1: even a light onshore ruins the surf. 5: Otago Peninsula - Allans Beach can offer better rides with a light wind behind them).

Other Options: 4.0

(1: If wind or tide conditions are poor at Otago Peninsula - Allans Beach, it will be poor everywhere nearby. 5: other locations nearby provide a rich variety of wind and swell exposures).

Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0

(1: An unsuitable spot. 5: Wind and wave conditions at Otago Peninsula - Allans Beach are often excellent).

Water Quality: 4.0

(1: Known health risks from pollution. 5: Never any pollution).

Crowds: 3.5

(1: Often too crowded. 5: Otago Peninsula - Allans Beach is an isolated spot where you are unlikely to meet other surfers).

Access: 4.0

(1: Getting to Otago Peninsula - Allans Beach requires an overland expedition or chartering a boat. 3: A 30 minute walk from the nearest parking. 5: Park a vehicle right by the break).

Scenery: 5.0

(1: An ugly industrial backdrop. 5: A spectacular setting).

Local Attitude: 3.0

(1: Locals are hostile to visitors. 5: Either there are no locals who surf, or else they are accommodating and friendly).

Eating: 2.0

(1: Bring your own food, there isn't even a shop. 5: A wide variety of places to eat and drink at Otago Peninsula - Allans Beach, from fast food and cafes to fancy restaurants).

Drinking: 1.0

(1: Alcohol is not allowed in the country. 5: There is an excellent pub near Otago Peninsula - Allans Beach where you can stay or park a camper van overnight).