Clowning Around on the Rocks 8 Mile Beach, Greymouth


Took a walk on the rocks at the 8 mile beach – just for something different.  As much as we love our beach, it is nice to visit the others occasionally, especially when we are lucky enough to have so many to choose from and them all being so completely different even when so close.

rocks off 8 mile beach greymouth

Just like our beach the 8 mile beach is always changing and our latest walk had us up off the actually beach and on the rocky shelf above.  So pretty with little waterfalls and some great cloud formations out at sea.

waterfall off rocks 8 mile beach greymouth

The boys and I had some fun – when I say boys, I do mean all three, photographer included!

rock hoping 8 mile beach greymouth

Jumping jack flash, it’s a gas, gas, gas

Nico rock hopping 8 mile beach greymouth

Ziggy rock hopping 8 mile beach greymouth

Nico, Ziggy and I had fun clowning around jumping across little rocky crevasses.  Check out this shot with Nico watching with amusement – not sure if he was amused at his brother jumping across or his “Dad” down below taking the photos.

nico rock hopping at 8 mile beach greymouth

Either way he totally got in the spirit of the game and had a blast jumping back and forth.  aaahhh nothing like a bit of fun on our beach walks – clowning around on the rocks 8 mile beach.

Jan and Stephen run Breakers Boutique Accommodation on the Great Coast Road north of Greymouth.  They enjoy getting out and above and exploring the region – named by Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2014 as one of the top 10 regions to visit in the world.  We know why.

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About coastingnz

Jan and Stephen live on the Punakaiki coastline, north of Greymouth on the West Coast, NZ and run Breakers Boutique Accommodation. They both enjoy the outdoors and are passionate about things to see and do on the West Coast and would like to share their experiences with you.
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14 Responses to Clowning Around on the Rocks 8 Mile Beach, Greymouth

  1. Pam says:

    Love those shots of you and your boys jumping across. Great angles. Golly Jan you live in a beautiful paradise. Love the song…I actually sang along to the words. Now Michael has ME pegged as the clown!

    • coastingnz says:

      It was good fun Pam and Nico was so funny – really enjoying himself. Was all I could think of when jumping myself – jumping jack flash its a gas, gas, gas LOL As for Michael – I think I may need to have words with him 🙂

  2. Jane says:

    All your shots are great but I especially love how you captured the water in the second one. Fantastic! 🙂

  3. bulldog says:

    I love the beach… waterfalls my favourite… love the photos… complements to the chef

  4. Great leaps. 🙂 –Curt

  5. G&B says:

    I damn sure that Nico has a sense of humour and loves showing it.

  6. Sid - The Wanderer says:

    I love the last four shots…amazing composition!

  7. joshi daniel says:

    loved the perspectives you have chosen 🙂

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