Discover the hidden lagoon on sacred Donut Island

Visit Whenuakura Wildlife Sanctuary or Donut Island – a sacred spot with a hidden lagoon just off the coast of Whangamatā.


The magical Whenuakura Donut Island. © The Coromandel

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Palm Pacific Motel & Resort Visit website

Shops and cafes at your doorstep, golden sand beach just a short walk away, tennis court, sauna and private spa, Palm Pacific Resort has everything . . . 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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Southpacific Motel & Conference Centre Visit website

With an on site Bar, you can spend the day relaxing in the court yard and freshen up with a chilled beverage. . . . 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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Marine Reserved Apartments

Welcome to The Coromandel Peninsula and Whangamata's new Marine Reserved Holiday Apartments. Just 120 metres from the fabulous Whangamata beach, we offer you casual, relaxed . . . More . . . 

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Copsefield Bed & Breakfast

A piece of paradise and a perfect location to make your base on the Coromandel Peninsula. Copsefield Bed & Breakfast is a purpose-built B&B with . . . More . . . 

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Whangamata Motor Camp

WHANGAMATA ONLY HOLIDAY PARK. CLOSE TO OUR FAMOUS WHITE SANDY BEACH and local shops. Whangamata Motor camp is a popular spot for Families, Surfers and . . . More . . . 

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