Coromandel Te Tara-o-te-ika-o-Māui

Open a world of beauty, variety and diversity when you explore the beaches between Whitianga and Coromandel.

Cherish the unspoilt sandy stretches of New Chums and Otama, embrace the Kuaotunu bush walks and revel in the view of the coast from the Matarangi bluff lookout. Lounge and linger at the cafes of Kuaotunu and Matarangi, there certainly is something for everyone.

Whether it be beach or bush, an easy relaxed way of life or a little adventure, you will find your needs catered for between New Chums and Matapaua Bay on the eastern seaboard of the Coromandel Peninsula.

  • Safe beaches for swimming, snorkelling and kayaking
  • Reef & beach breaks if you’re into surfing and wave riding.
  • Kuaotunu boat ramp gateway to the Mercury Islands and awesome fishing and diving spots.
  • Boat ramps at Matarangi and Whangapoua access the large harbour to enjoy family boating fun both here and beyond.

Enjoy beaches with large shady trees, rocky headlands or feel like the first to discover places only accessible by boat or foot. Choose to have all your needs catered for along with a round of golf and 3 course meal. With something for everyone your adventure starts here!!

Beach information & Photo galleries

Each of the beaches below offer something special and unique to the area and are all great place to holiday or live. Select a beach from below to view some gorgeous photos and find out a little more information about it. Relax and Enjoy.

  • Matarangi

    thumbnail of Matarangi beach Picture perfect white sandy beach

  • Kuaotunu

    Thumbnail of beach looking onto a headland Beautiful coastal village

  • Whangapoua

    Thumbnail of Whangapoua estuary Crystal clear water provides perfect summer playground

  • New Chums beach

    Thumbnail of New Chums Beach Voted one of the Top 20 Beaches in the world

  • Rings beach

    Thumbnail of beach from a scenic lookout An oasis of paradise between 2 picturesque rocky headlands

  • Otama

    Thumbnail of beach from a high lookout One of the more untouched beaches on the Peninsula

  • Opito bay

    Thumbnail of the bay Most sought-after holiday destinations

  • Matapaua bay

    Thumbnail looking over the Matapaua bay area Sheltered, safe & unspoilt.