Whangamata Beach, Whangamata

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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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  • Had forgotten how long this beach was...lovely beach access ...seats dotted around to sit on.Bbq's dotted around long the sand dunes...There are 2 main beaches...one away from the township at the...  more »
  • Lovely beach for a stroll. Good for swimming and surfing in right conditions. Possibly good for fishing off the rocks.  more »
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