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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  • I had previously read in a brochure that this is one of the top beaches, the Coromandel Peninsula - may be, but I wasn't really thrilled. There is a free campsite with few pitches; the public toilet here is super dirty,
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  • Part of Kiwi Dundee Adventure Tours 5 day trip with Gannon University. Traveling with Kiwi Dundee Adventure Tours was one of our best choices during our 2 weeks in New Zealand because John, the owner ...  more »
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