Our Beach

Waihi Beach is situated in the sunny Bay of Plenty. It is nothing short of pure paradise and with its sub-topical climate it is one of the most popular holiday destinations in New Zealand.

With its close proximity to the city centres of Auckland, Tauranga, Rotorua and Hamilton it's perfectly situated. Waihi Beach is one of the safest family swimming beaches along the stunning East Coast.

A beautiful 10 kilometre stretch of sweeping white sandy beach, great surf breaks, fishing, diving, kayaking and many more amazing water sports will assure you the perfect holiday with family and friends.

Stunning coastal bush walks to private peaceful bays, the Hauraki Rail Trail, Waihi Goldmine and the spectacular Karangahake Gorge 'Windows' and river side tracks offer an outstanding experience that suits all levels of fitness.


There's a huge amount to do in and around Waihi Beach to suit everyone - enjoy a sedate stroll along the beach or a more vigorous bush-walk in along our beautiful coastal walkways. Get out on the water to swim, fish or surf…  

More: www.waihibeachinfo.co.nz

Waihi is just 12 km from Waihi Beach. This thriving town has a fascinating gold-mining heritage with a number of activities revolving around both the historic and the current mining operations. The Waihi to Paeroa section of the Hauraki Rail Trail is a cycleway running through the stunning Karangahake Gorge.    

More: www.waihi.org.nz