We are right in the middle of the action at Waihi Beach. From here you can walk most places, enjoy all Waihi has to offer, then come back, have a hot outdoor shower and relax in shade and privacy. Take the kayaks up the stream or down to the beach.
(Kayaks and life jackets available (conditions apply) Great bike riding in the area too. (Bikes available conditions apply)
Waihi Beach has spectacular coastal walks such as Orokawa bay and Shelly Beach. Awesome surfing, safe swimming and great fishing. Launch from the beach or take a 5 minute drive to the boat ramp at safe and sheltered Bowentown Harbour, which is ideal for windsurfing, kite sailing and kayaking. Boutique shopping at the Beach Village, including yummy bakery and supermarket, and our beautiful, long, white, sandy beach is only a 2 minute walk away. It's a 5 minute drive to Historical Athenree Homestead and relaxing mineral hot pools. Our tennis courts have stunning views of the beach and shade from the Pohutukawa trees. The local library is a 10 minute walk away, with free access to Wifi, plus skateboard park, public tennis court. The Waihi Beach Pub is on the summer concert tour, having the largest marquee in the southern hemisphere and great bands coming through the Christmas break. Check it out on the their website. Waihi township, is a 12 minute drive away and has a 1st class 18 hole golf course, a range of shops, supermarkets, and is the home of New Zealand's largest opencast mine. Nearby Karangahake Gorge has spectacular walks through historical mining sites, and tunnels, waterfalls, swimming holes as well as having the recently completed Hauraki Rail Trail, where you can bike or walk beside the Ohinimuri River which passes through the gorge amid spectacular rugged scenery, tunnels and historic ruins from mining days... So come and join us for fun and relaxation on our quiet street, away from the hustle but you can walk to the action and beach when you want it.. Chill out at the Flat White Cafe and enjoy the beach.
Special conditions: Sorry no smoking. (pets can be discussed)
Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$75.00 per stay); More than 6 people staying/night/person (Required, NZ$25.00 per night); NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels); (prefer you have your own but we can be provide for a small fee)