Sophie Pascoe’s best beaches

Ryan Boyd
Sophie Pascoe’s best beaches

For someone who spends so much time in the water, you can be sure Sophie Pascoe has an eye for a good Kiwi beach, so we asked her to share with us her top 5 favourites.

And to make sure your trip to the beach is a happy one, she’s also included a few safety tips too.


Sophie’s top 5 beachesSophiePascoe

  •     Tata Beach (Golden Bay) 

  •     Whangamata

  •     Piha

  •     Mt Maunganui

  •     Raglan


A few tips for safe swimming over the holidays:

  •     Always tell someone where you are going to be swimming

  •     Take a family member or friend swimming with you

  •     Swim between the flags at the beach

  •     Do not go out past waist level water if you are not a competent swimmer

  •     Always check the beach, lake, river, pool first to make sure it’s safe to swim in

  •     Be cautious of surfers and other people around you and their activities

  •     Always wear sunscreen while swimming


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