Lifeguards on duty - beaches, dates and times

Northland Regional Council is proud to support Surf Lifesaving Northern Region, helping to keep paid lifeguards on our beaches this summer.

Swim safer, choose a patrolled beach and swim between the flags. Lifeguards will be on duty at these beaches:

Paripari Domain, Ahipara

Ahipara Beach (Photo copyright: Alan Bee - Beescene.co.nz).

Weekends: 11:00am-5:00pm | 19 December - 25 January

Weekdays: 10:30am-6:30pm | 21 December - 15 January

Baylys Beach, Ripiro

Baylys Beach (Photo copyright: Alan Bee - Beescene.co.nz).

Weekends: 11:00am-5:00pm | 19 December - 8 February

Weekdays: 10:30am-6:30pm | 21 December - 8 January


Ocean Beach, Whangārei Heads

Ocean Beach, Whangārei Heads.

Weekends: 11:00am-5:00pm | 5 December – 28 February

Weekends: 11:00am-4:00pm | 6 March – 5 April

Weekdays: 10:30am-6:30pm | 21st December – 22 January

Ruakākā Beach

Ruakaka Beach.

Weekends: 11:00am-5:00pm | 5 December – 28 February

Weekends: 11:00am-4:00pm | 6 March – 5 April

Weekdays: 10:30am-6:30pm | 14 December – 29 January


Waipū Cove

Waipu Cove.

Weekends: 11:00am-5:00pm | 5 December – 28 February

Weekends: 11:00am-4:00pm | 6 March – 5 April

Weekdays: 10:30am-6:30pm | 14 December – 29 January

Mangawhai Heads

Mangawhai Heads beach.

Weekends: 11:00am-5:00pm | 5 December – 28 February

Weekends: 11:00am-4:00pm | 6 March – 5 April

Weekdays: 10:30am-6:30pm | 14 December – 29 January