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Castlepoint Beach Reviews and Ratings

(The Wairarapa, New Zealand)

Visitor reviews of Castlepoint Beach surf break

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Castlepoint Beach Ratings

Overall: 3.5. Based on 2 votes. Vote

Quality on a good day: 3.0

(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: 2.5

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

Regional Rating: 4.0

(1: Castlepoint Beach is usually very poor quality compared to other spots in The Wairarapa. 5: the best break in The Wairarapa).

Difficulty Level: 2.5

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

Other Options: 4.0

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

Water Quality: 5.0

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

Crowds: 4.0

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

Access: 3.0

(1: Getting to Castlepoint 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).

Camping: 4.0

(1: Camping at Castlepoint Beach is not possible. 3: Camping tolerated but no facilities. 5: A nearby camp ground has excellent facilities and a good vibe).

Eating: 3.0

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

Drinking: 4.0

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