Hawke's Bay Beach
|Hawke's Bay Beach|
A view over the beach
Hawke's Bay Or Hawkesbay is a beach in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan located 20km at south-west of Karachi. This beach is named after Bladen Wilmer Hawke, who owned a beach house here in 1930s. Hundreds of people visit here daily for swimming, camel and horse riding and for vacations.
This is beach is known for being a nesting ground of Green sea turtle and Olive ridley sea turtle during winter months. WWF has also organised a "wetland centre" on this beach for informations regarding turtles. 
Hawkes Bay incident
Various accidents have occurred due to lack of proper security and damaged boats used for giving rides to people.
- In February 1983, a Shia pilgrim was drowned at this beach.
- On 19th July 2015, four boys drowned in this beach.
- On 9th September 2017, 12 people from three different families drowned in this beach of Karachi.
- "Hawkes Bay Beach in Karachi: A Wonderfully Sunny & Sandy Beach". Group In. Retrieved August 13, 2018.
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