Park up at the carpark where Nelson Quay meets Hardinge Road in Ahuriri and you'll find a stunning, swim-safe little beach that the whole family will love.
Stretching the length of the beach is a handy boardwalk that will lead you to the scenic Perfume Point to your left, or to Spriggs Park Playground to the right. Kids also love exploring the rocky shore alongside Spriggs Park.
Within a stone's throw of the beach you'll find an outstanding array of cafe's and eateries to keep everyone fed and watered.
Hawke's Bay cult classic Hot Chick and Cool Cat are both located right by the Ahuriri Beach. Grab yourself a picnic of hot rotisserie chicken and chips from Hot Chick or cool off with a delicious ice cream from Cool Cat Ice Cream Parlor while you're at the beach.
After a refreshing day in the great outdoors you might enjoy a bit of R&R ...