Coromandel: a sting in the tail

If you were to assume that Te Ika a Māui – the Great Fish of Māui – was a species...


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Athenree Hot Springs & Holiday Park Visit website

A friendly welcome and clean facilities guaranteed! Natural, hot, mineral pools (free to campers) are emptied, cleaned and refilled daily. Tranquil park-like setting, located on . . . More . . . 

Beaches Motel Visit website

Closest motel to the beach. Excellent location. Across the road from the beach & 5min easy walk to village shops & cafes. . . . More . . . 

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Indulge: food and drink in Western Bay of Plenty

Whatever your preference, there's something for every taste in Western Bay of Plenty.  Read the story . . . 

4.6 /5
4.6 /5
Waihi Beach TOP 10 Holiday Resort Visit website

Whether you're on holiday, visiting friends and relatives or attending events in and around Waihi Beach, Waihi Beach TOP 10 Holiday Resort provides the perfect . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

Western Bay of Plenty: it's the beaches...

With no less than 12km of white sandy beach reaching from Mount Maunganui to Papamoa and a wide coastline that stretches for 125km, it sure is hard to beat. Read the story . . . 

4.7 /5
From $36
4.7 /5
Bowentown Beach Holiday Park & Motels Visit website

ABSOLUTE BEACHFRONT. Uniquely situated between ocean and harbour with safe beaches. Quiet family camp with modern facilities. New large spa pool. BBQ. Large communal dining/lounge. . . . More . . . 

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Of the sea: surfing Aotearoa

When most people imagine their idyllic beach, they think of white sand and sun-dappled water. Surfers focus on wind and swell directions and the hidden bathymetry of the seafloor. Read the story . . . 

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4.7 /5
4.7 /5
Beachaven TOP 10 Holiday Park Visit website

Whether you're on holiday, visiting friends and relatives or attending events in and around Waihi Beach, Beachaven TOP 10 Holiday Resort provides the perfect spot . . . More . . . 

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Road trips

Coromandel: a sting in the tail

Even in an area that has more than its fair share of wonderful beaches, the gems that lie along this road less travelled are in a class of their own... Read the story . . . 

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4.8 /5
Hibiscus Bed & Breakfast

The Hibiscus Bed & Breakfast is a delightful, tranquil, private self-contained unit that can accommodate 4 persons. Comprises a separate bedroom, bathroom, a large lounge, . . . More . . . 

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