Hot Water Beach: Renowned for its geothermal activity, Hot Water Beach allows visitors to dig their own thermal pools in the sand, creating a unique and relaxing bathing experience.
Cathedral Cove: This picturesque beach is characterized by its iconic rock archway, Cathedral Cove. Explore the hidden coves and caves, or take a boat tour to admire the stunning rock formations from a different perspective.
New Chums Beach: Situated near Whangamata, New Chums Beach boasts crystal-clear waters, golden sands, and a backdrop of lush greenery. Enjoy swimming, kayaking, or simply soaking up the sun on this tranquil beach.
Hahei Beach: Known for its white sandy shores and calm waters, Hahei Beach is perfect for swimming, snorkeling, or kayaking. Take a boat trip to nearby islands, or hike to the top of the nearby hill for panoramic views of the coastline.
Taylors Mistake Beach: Surfers and bodyboarders flock to Taylors Mistake Beach for its consistent waves. When the surf is flat, enjoy swimming, sunbathing, or exploring the rock pools.
Whangamata Beach: Surrounded by rolling hills, Whangamata Beach offers something for everyone. Swim, surf, kayak, or simply relax on the beach and soak up the sun.
Otama Beach: Located near Thames, Otama Beach is a stunning black sand beach. Explore the rock formations and sea caves, or take a walk along the scenic coastal walkway.
Opoutere Beach: Surfers and campers alike enjoy the long stretches of sand and consistent waves at Opoutere Beach. Hike to the nearby headland for breathtaking views of the coast.
Kuaotunu Beach: Nestled in the Mercury Bay area, Kuaotunu Beach is a secluded paradise. Swim, snorkel, or explore the rock pools teeming with marine life.
Whiritoa Beach: Known for its crystal-clear waters and white sand, Whiritoa Beach is ideal for swimming, fishing, or simply relaxing on the beach. Take a walk to the nearby waterfall or climb to the lookout point for stunning views of the coastline.