Whangamata Beach, Whangamata

(4.7/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
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. Put Whangamata Beach at the forefront of your travel plans using our Whangamata itinerary maker.
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  • The waves looked great and its a nice long beach however we were bitten by some sort of bugs whilst we were there.  more »
  • The beauty of Whangamata is the rugged beauty of the hills framing the ocean without too much intrusion from housing. Boats dot the inlet and the vast beautiful beach stretches out to allow a space fo...  more »
  • Awesome safe beach - first swim of the season and the water is lovely and clear. Huge beach so you are not on top of each other - would love to have this beach on our door step  more »