Whangamata Beach, Whangamata

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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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  • Love this beach! It’s not as busy as other beaches, dogs are allowed and the scenery with all the little islands is beautiful! Especially a great place to be off season!  more »
  • We stayed near the beach for a relaxing time out from work, peaceful and not crowded at all. Plenty of space to walk and explore  more »
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