Seal Colony at Tauranga Bay

12km west of Westport, on the Cape Foulwind road.
Westport, West Coast
Take a five minute walk from the carpark at Tauranga Bay. You might see wekas as well as seals. The walk is suitable for children.

The Cape Foulwind Walkway leads past the lighthouse. Local surfers sometimes take advantage of the Tauranga Bay waves.

Tauranga Bay is a recognised surfing mecca. It has a left-hand point and beach break, which is best at low tide in a 2 metre swell.

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