Whangapoua Beach, Whangapoua

#12 of 12 in Beaches in Coromandel Peninsula
Beach · Nature / Park
Go for a swim in the emerald water lapping Whangapoua Beach, rarely crowded yet easier to access than some of the other coastal spots in the area. The water here is calm and the sand clean and warm--ideal for a family picnic. To visit Whangapoua Beach and get the most from your holiday in Whangapoua, create itinerary details personal to you using our Whangapoua trip planner.
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  • One of the best beaches in an island full of lovely beaches. Its quite isolated, but not difficult to get to (if you have a car). Like many of the Island's eastern beaches, it is not a safe swimming.....  more »
  • Stunning white sand beach. Iconic beach store has everything you need. A few too many freedom camper vans have invaded the beach carpark turning the walkway into a minefield of cooking...  more »
  • Fantastic beach! We were there at high tide and the waves were great. Not so suited to our smaller kids swimming at high tide.
  • Every Coromandel beach is magic. People come to this one to climb over the rocks to get to New Chums beach, but honestly this is pretty much as good. Long white beach. Maybe 20 people there last Saturday.

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