New Chums Beach, Whangapoua

Still undeveloped, New Chums Beach enchants intrepid travelers with its stretch of white sand fringed by native palms and pohutukawa trees. After crossing a shallow estuary at the trailhead, you'll need to take an uneven coastal path to get to the beach--the terrain and the remoteness of the spot helps it remain so unspoiled and uncrowded. To visit New Chums Beach on your holiday in Whangapoua, and find out what else Whangapoua has to offer, use our Whangapoua.
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  • The beach is well worth the walk, although much easier at low tide - be prepared to get your toes wet! You have to cross a little river on the beach and then get around the headland - a clearly...  more »
  • Great little walk around to this beach. Could be quite challenging for some people but the beach itself is spectacular. We didn't swim on the day as there was so much sea weed however, we'd highly...  more »

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