Gemstone Beach Search for gems

Gemstone Beach

Gemstone Beach is known for its constant state of change from sand to stones with the storms and tides.  Semi-precious gems such as garnet, jasper, quartz and nephrite can often be found on the beach.

Gemstone Beach

Gemstone Beach

Originally known by Māori as “Aropaki Beach”, travellers are welcome to take a pebble or two as a remembrance of their visit.


Sign posted about ½ kilometre north of Orepuki.

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