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Whangamata Beach

Whangamata, New Zealand
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Long Surf Beach with one of the greatest surf breaks in NZ

Where the Pacific Ocean touches the shore. A long surf beach,. Great surf breaks at the bar when... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
Surf city

Would love to have had more time, we were able to watch some surfing. Signage states the area is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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“white sand” (12 reviews)
Whangamata, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where the Pacific Ocean touches the shore. A long surf beach,. Great surf breaks at the bar when ocean currents, winds and time right - very popular with surfers. Also very popular with holiday makers. Love the dunes and the backdrop to the town of...More

Thank 763anne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would love to have had more time, we were able to watch some surfing. Signage states the area is known to have some of the the best surfing, diving, and fishing in NZ. There is a pretty large number of fishing boats at nearby marina....More

Thank Gulfcoasters
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We visited Whangamata in early October, so the temperatures were still quite fresh. It was so lovely and refreshing to be surrounded by the beauty of this place on both the east and south-facing beaches, no matter the time of day. Perfect for a stroll...More

Thank helianthus1
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Even with poor weather the beach looked lovely so I can imagine it shining brighter on a glorious sunny day! Loved the islands dotting the coastline. Lots of dogs on the beach. Surf life saving races were on when we visited, great variety of colours...More

Thank Cam T
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Classic beach and surf break. Breaks up to 26 feet. Nice town also. Eat at blackies. Sandy beach islands happy dogs

Thank William F
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Kids wanted to go surfing so rang a surf school. Got hold of Brayden Williams who was brilliant, he hooked us with some boards and wetties for the kids. He told us where to go etc. we went to the family surf (whangamata surf) wear...More

1  Thank Galbraith5
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

What a glorious place, if only it wasn't the other side of the world!! Excellent surfing Really really nice

Thank westmeston
Reviewed 3 August 2017

During certain summer periods there is a restriction on dogs on the beach, The beach is lovely and clean and makes for a fun day out.

Thank MelissaBou16
Reviewed 12 July 2017

One of the best beaches in Coromandel, great surfing down at the northern end, two fabulous islands just off the coast, and an interesting walk along beachfront properties. Worth a visit even on a cold, wet winter's day.

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful beach. Lovely views. Easy access. Not sure how long it is but long enough to be able to go for a decent walk. Great to see so many people out there walking their dogs and enjoying it. One of my most favourite...More

Thank Sarah L
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Layla D
24 April 2017|
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Response from sadsacknz | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. 10 to 15 minutes along the beach. Nice flat walk easier at low tide of course