Muriwai is an iconic black sand beach located on the wild west coast of Auckland.
The powerful surf attracts surfers while the close proximity to New Zealands largest city make Muriwai a popular with tourists and locals alike.
The gannet colony is a fascinating sight (nesting season is between August and March) and the rugged natural beauty is spectacular year round.
Less than an hours drive from the metropolitan city of Auckland, Muriwai is like another world.
- JAYKES from KARRATHA AU