Piha is one of Auckland's most famous west coast black sand beaches. Part of the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park, Piha is surrounded by rugged cliffs and the famously majestic Lion Rock standing guard over the beach, the scenery is awe inspiring.
Piha is surrounded by the Waitakere Regional Parkland so there are plenty of walks in all directions to suit a casual walk to a hike. Piha is likely the most famous of the west coast beaches for surfers and swimmers alike. Those looking for a more relaxed experience are welcome to enjoy the picnic areas offering picnic tables and prime views of the beach. There are also camping grounds provided and great restaurants if you want to enjoy the great views of Phia with fine local cuisine.
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