Base Yourself Here, Explore Everywhere

Waihi Beach TOP 10 Holiday Resort is located:

  • 1 hour from Tauranga (55km)
  • 1 hour from Thames (64km)
  • 1 hour 10 minutes from Matamata (106km)
  • 1 hour 30 minutes from Hot Water Beach (99km)
  • 1 hour 30 minutes from Hamilton (105km)
  • 1 hour 40 minutes from Cathedral Cove (102km)
  • 1 hour 50 minutes from Rotorua (110km)
  • 2 hours from Coromandel Town (118km)
  • 2 hours 20 minutes from Waitomo (168km)

 This makes us a great location to base yourself and explore, with many day trips to choose from. 

North from Waihi Beach

Coromandel – East Coast

  • Hot Water Beach – Dig your own natural hot pools at the world famous Hot Water Beach. The natural hot waters can only be experienced an hour or so before and after low tide. If you want to check tide times to ensure they fit with your schedule, click here.
  • Cathedral Cove – One of the most picturesque and iconic beaches in New Zealand.
  • Whitianga & Mercury Bay – A delightful coastal township on the shores of the beautiful Mercury Bay.
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tours Whitianga – A unique ecotourism adventure exploring a magical underwater world below the surface, and volcanic coastline above.
  • Dive Zone Whitianga – Take a diving trip or learn to dive with Dive Zone Whitianga.
  • Cathedral Cove Snorkel Trips – If you’d prefer to stay closer to the surface, take a snorkel trip to see the amazin sea life.
  • Sea Kayaking Hahei – Kayaking tours explore Cathedral Cove, and the Remote Coast rarely seen by other travelers.

Coromandel – West Coast

South from Waihi Beach:


  • Start at Katikati and take in the Open Art Mural walk
  • Enjoy a stroll along the Haiku Pathway which follows the Uretara Stream behind Katikati.

Tauranga & Mount Maunganui

Te Puke


West from Waihi Beach

Matamata, Hamilton & Waitomo 

Explore Waihi & Waihi Beach

If you don’t feel like going too far from Waihi Beach TOP 10 Holiday Resort, you can explore:

Available departures

Unfortunately, no places are available on this tour at the moment