Re: Ashburton/Wakanui/Dorie Beach Fishing

#13525
yellowfin
Participant

Thought I’d post some more info.

Directions are from Ashburton.

[b:pncre32n]South Rakaia Beach[/b:pncre32n] – Follow Seafield Rd to Seafield, Continue on Christys Rd, Turn onto Acton Road
[b:pncre32n]Dorie Beach [/b:pncre32n]- Follow Seafield Rd to Seafield, Continue on Christys Rd, Continue on McCrorys Rd, Turn onto Mainwarings Rd
[b:pncre32n]Pendarvis Beach[/b:pncre32n] – Follow Seafield Rd to Seafield, Continue on Christys Rd, then turn onto Chertsy Kyle Rd at Pendarvis
Pictures at Pendarvis:


There’s a small path you can follow down to the beach, and also some toilets, although they arn’t exactly in working order.

[b:pncre32n]Wakanui Beach[/b:pncre32n] – Follow Beach Road then turn onto Wakanui Beach Road
[b:pncre32n]Ashton Beach[/b:pncre32n] – Follow Grahams road and turn onto Ashton road

Not sure what this beach this called but it’s at the end of Williams road which goes off Grahams road. Looks like a nice spot.




There’s a small stream that flows towards the beach, I guess it just goes into the ground as it doesn’t actually go to the sea.
Tried to follow Lower Beach Road and look for some other beaches, but was stopped by a stream flowing accross the road.

[b:pncre32n]North Rangitata Beach[/b:pncre32n] – Turn onto Earling Rd off SH1 before the Rangitata bridge, Continue down to Wrens Rd
[b:pncre32n]South Rangitata Beach[/b:pncre32n] – Turn onto Edgar Rd off SH1, then Right onto Old Main South Rd, then Left onto Orton Rangitata Mouth Rd

I think that covers the main Surfcasting spots within half an hour of Ashburton. Maybe someone could cover other spots further North/South?