Whangamata Beach, Whangamata

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Catch a wave at Whangamata Beach, ranking among New Zealand's most popular surfing spots. This beach getaway is famous for its surfing conditions, though it is also safe to swim here. Explore the 6 km (3.7 mi) of buzzing shoreline, relax on the sand, try out a water sport, or do some fishing in the Pacific. Afterwards, you can take advantage of the fine amenities available in the resort town, or head to the nearby Coromandel and Tairua forests for hiking, biking, and more. Use our Whangamata travel tool to visit Whangamata Beach on your trip to Whangamata, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Used to come here as a teenager for holidays. It was enjoyable to come back as an adult and share the experience with my husband.  more »
  • The sand on the beach is white and very fine. The waves are sufficient for some practice surfing. In summer, it must be nice to swim
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  • Where the Pacific Ocean touches the shore. A long surf beach,. Great surf breaks at the bar when ocean currents, winds and time right - very popular with surfers. Also very popular with holiday makers...  more »

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