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This stunning coastal paradise offers plenty of options for everyone to enjoy a perfect holiday break. From the beach to the mountains, fine dining to outdoor food markets, you’ll create special memories here you will never forget.

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Waihi Beach

Waihi Beach

Waihi Beach sums up everything we love about our Bay of Plenty coastline – unspoilt white sand, safe swimming, good surf, fishing and plenty of room for everyone.

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Bowentown Beach

Waihi Beach

Bowentown is a popular spot for camping in the Bay of Plenty. With the open ocean on one side and Tauranga’s harbour on the other, there are plenty of places to explore and savour the warm coastal waters.

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Orokawa Bay Walk

Waihi Beach

This popular walk starts at the northern end of Waihi Beach. Wind around the coastal headlands to reach Orokawa Bay and enjoy a picnic on the beach in the shade of giant pohutukawa trees. Allow 45 minutes each way.

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The Trig Walk

Waihi Beach

With excellent parking and a well formed track this is a must-do during your visit to Waihi Beach.

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SUNDAY Homestore

Waihi Beach

Sunday is a lifestyle + homeware store for people who love good design and contemporary interiors.

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Anzac Bay to Shelly Bay

Waihi Beach

At the northern end of Anzac Bay a wide grassy track leads westward up to an area where several tracks meet. Straight ahead leads to Shelly Bay, a stunning sheltered and safe swimming spot. A left…

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​Anzac Bay (top carpark) to Te Ho pa site or Cave Bay

Waihi Beach

Anzac Bay (top carpark) to Te Ho pa site or Cave Bay – 45 minutes return

From the top carpark you can walk up to the site of Te Ho pa site for spectacular views over the Waihi Beach area or…

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Homunga Bay

Waihi Beach

Homunga Bay is notable for dense pohutukawa forest, beauty and seclusion.

It can be reached by a track from the northern end of Orokawa Bay. This track is well-developed and maintained…

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William Wright Falls

Waihi Beach

The bush track to the William Wright Falls experienced significant damage in 2013 and is now classed as a ‘tramping path’, with signage. Located approximately 1.5kms into the bush, the falls…

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The Village, Waihi Beach

Waihi Beach

SHOP - DINE - DISCOVER in The Village, Waihi Beach. At the heart of Waihi Beach - on Wilson Road - is our vibrant beach village, with fabulous cafes & eateries, stylish fashion + homeware stores, and all the supplies you could need for your beach break

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