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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  • Beautiful beach extending from estuary to harbour - a couple of kilometres. Lots of access points. Great beach combing after a storm. Very busy in the summer with dogs being restricted from the busy p...  more »
  • Well worth the visit and so many things to do. We will be back again to enjoy everything on offer. Worth the look.  more »
  • Love Whangamata Beach, so much diversity to offer, been coming here most of my life. Great for every taste.  more »
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  • I love whangamata. Everything is so nice with the beach just a short walk away. Great place to take the kids.
  • Really enjoyed our stay. It was nice to have a peaceful, fully furnished and very tidy house to stay on our NZ holiday. They even have satellite TV!
  • What a lovely place to stay! Close to the estuary, everything was so peaceful. The house was very neat and tidy, and well stocked with things such as board games.