Orokawa Scenic Reserve, Waihi Beach

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  • This would have to be the most beautiful beach in NZ. It takes about 30 minutes to walk there from the north end of Waihi Beach and requires only average fitness. The beach has a beautiful flat grassy...  more »
  • Great track over the hill to the stunning bay. The beach is draped with ancient pohutukawa trees which will look amazing in full bloom in December. Looking forward to returning them. Easy track to wal...  more »
  • Walking over to Orokawa Reserve - good for most age groups (though be careful with small children as steep banks in places). Great views along the way. Down at the reserve provides good swimming; shel...  more »
  • Beautiful bay with golden sands. Set with a back drop of native bush and lined with pohutukawa. Just far enough away from civilisation to never be crowded
  • A good brisk walk over the hills - 45-60 mins each way depending on the energy levels of children and adults. Great views on the way and a nice stretch of wild beach at Orokawa Bay.
  • Nice little beach esp if the main beach is busy as the hill puts a few people off - loved walking over since being a kid
  • Fanastic scenery, beautiful beaches, magical coastline.
  • Beautiful beach, and the hike over from Waihi beach is some of the best coastal track in the country.