About Beach Souls NZ

Beach Souls NZ is an online space that provides inspiration for women who love the ocean, travelling in New Zealand. We’re all adventurous souls, right? So, we include other stuff too like hiking adventures, photography tips and kicking back in paradise in the dreamiest ways possible. We are a team of women who would rather spend our dollar on a wetsuit than expensive shoes, we choose to camp over a 5 star hotel, we choose adventure, nature and experience and we froth off paddling out with other women.

This is a resource for wahine (women) living in New Zealand AND abroad. We welcome our visitors from around the globe with open arms and delight in sharing knowledge with our fellow ocean-minded wahine here in NZ. Whatever race or background, we are likeminded women who froth for everything that goes with surf; from wriggling out of that wetsuit in secluded bays to travelling with partners and besties alike, searching for secluded bays and raising awareness for causes close to our heart including mental health and ocean conservation.

We surf year-round in New Zealand, we are so lucky to live in a country with so much coastline but sometimes there are flat days. Don’t worry we’ve got you covered on those too.

About This Space

This site started as a travel blog by its founder, Lou. Since Lou has found herself in a life living by the coast, she decided to convert this space and create a community focused resource to inspire women who surf to explore our epic Aotearoa (New Zealand) and hopefully women who don’t surf to feel empowered with the knowledge to start. You may see travel focused content from other destinations in the archives. We hope you enjoy this too, but please bear with us while we work through converting this site into a place you can really hang out, explore and seek inspiration to spend time with nature and the ocean in Aotearoa.

Until then, here’s a few posts to get you started with your adventures here in New Zealand!

8 Of The Dopest Beaches in Northland, New Zealand

A guide to road tripping and camping in New Zealand

Setting up life with a working holiday visa in New Zealand



Photo Credit: Autri Taheri