The nudist revolution! However, I find it both fascinating and awesome that more and more people are stripping for more and more reasons. So, ignoring the obvious naked activity that most people will happily adhere to and also the mass of naked, drunk backpackers, here are 5 things that you can do in New Zealand absolutely naked legally! Stay tuned and hopefully this event will go ahead this year too. If you like being naked, then head to the nude golf tournament and follow it up with the World Naked Bike Ride the weekend after. In the South Island, for a bit of skinny-dipping action try Waikuk Beach. So can you really bungy jump naked in New Zealand? Never in my lifetime would I do a bungy jump let alone strip off before I do it but I commend anyone who does and would be quite happy to watch. So why not give it a whirl? Either way, these are just 5 things you can do naked in New Zealand, there are plenty more around.
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Papamoa Beach. What an aptly named naturalist beach. Peka Peka Beach. There are a few places here where clothing is only optional. Little Palm Beach is on the northern side of the island and is probably the most well-known nudist beach. Little Palm is separated from the main Palm Beach by a little rocky outcrop, which acts like a nice natural screen. Little Palm Beach. Wellington is famous for a lot of reasons: its amazing cafe and coffee culture, excellent independent restaurants, movie-making and a brilliant museum. Be aware though, if you go gallivanting there, the naturalist section is only part of the greater beach, so keep your wits about you and get that gear back on if you want to take a stroll. Breaker Bay.
However, thanks to its European influence, there are a surprising amount of clothing-optional beaches around the country. So if you want a break from social oppression or want to work on a line-free tan, then check out these best nudist beaches in New Zealand!
Strictly speaking, nudity in public places is not illegal in New Zealand. However, these nudist beaches provide a place away from judgement and can feel less worried about taking your clothes off. Wellington might have a bit of a reputation for nippy cold winds, not ideal for taking your clothes off, but Breaker Bay is well sheltered from the prevailing winds.
Be aware that the nudist section of the beach is on the main stretch of the beach. Otherwise, enjoy! Find this beach in the North Shore suburb of Auckland.
The popular beach in suburban Tauranga has a small stretch where clothing is optional. Signs indicate where taking your clothes off is permitted, at the Maranui Street and Papamoa Beach Road junction. Aside from the delicious wine and island vibes, another reason to go to Waiheke Island is for this little nudist beach! This island off the shores of Auckland is only a minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland. Little Palm Beach is at the western end of Palm Beach.
Yes, this popular beach in the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park in Auckland is, indeed, a nudist beach! This stunning black sand beach with rugged coastal cliffs is one of the more picturesque places to bathe in the nude. Location: Karekare Beach, Waitakere, Auckland. The further north you get in New Zealand the warmer it gets, which is perfect for this Northland beach near Whangarei. Head to the west of Uretiti Beach in Waipu for a worry-free nudist experience.
Make sure you take your kit off well away from the nearby campsite. Location: Uretiti Beach, Waipu, Northland. Finally, another safe place to get naked in Auckland is at Pohutukawa Beach.
However, make sure the nudity stays on the beach. Location: Waikuku Beach, Christchurch, Canterbury. Natural Attractions. Papamoa Beach The popular beach in suburban Tauranga has a small stretch where clothing is optional.
Little Palm Beach Aside from the delicious wine and island vibes, another reason to go to Waiheke Island is for this little nudist beach! Uretiti Beach The further north you get in New Zealand the warmer it gets, which is perfect for this Northland beach near Whangarei. Was this article useful? Super useful!