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“Good for fun (and very windy) walk”
Review of Gemstone Beach

Gemstone Beach
Ranked #2 of 4 things to do in Orepuki
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped off for a quick pit-stop, and it was cool seeing the stones on the beach. Good spot for photos and we had a lovely walk- no-one else was around. Possibly because it was incredibly windy- and my hair looked crazy when we got back in the car.

Thank Dr_Rebecca_P
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"nice beach"
in 4 reviews
"low tide"
in 4 reviews
"south island"
in 2 reviews
"semi precious stones"
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"gemstones"
in 17 reviews
"cliffs"
in 7 reviews
"collection"
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"shapes"
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"garnet"
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

When a local geologist and beach-comber told me there's a good possibility of finding semi precious stones, and even gold, on Gemstone, I simply had to go. After spending over 2 hours in the windy lovely beach, I did return with a load of stones and pebbles of all size and shapes, though nothing precious or semi, yet it was like childhood treasure hunting. It's a good day's outing with kids, if you are in the area. Go there during low tide and who knows you might get lucky.

Thank Satyabrata
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Decided we would go for a drive to the coast on Easter Monday. Called in at Gemstone Beach on a Lovely Autumns day & enjoyed a walk along this beach. A nice place to visit on a good day: Well worth a visit ;

1  Thank Toshes
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Family fun looking for “gems” and having a day out we had lunch at the nearby cafe at Orepukl and before that we picked Blueberries

Thank gchand343
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Great beach for walking as well as collecting coloured pebbles/stones. At low tide the beach is long and expansive. Definitely not a swimming beach. Our dogs also loved it

Thank LizzieRushton
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