The Perfect Location
Hahei Island Views is conveniently located within close proximity to many popular attractions around the Coromandel Peninsula.
Hahei & Surrounding Area
Hahei is famed for its spectacular, pink sandy beach. The nearby town centre includes everything from fine dining to arts, crafts and galleries. You’ll be able to find tour operators, cafés, travel services and more. From the lookout point on the 1.5km-long beach you’ll find access to Cathedral Cove and the Marine Reserve via a scenic walking track starting from the northern end of Hahei Beach. You will also be able to visit the Te Pare Point historic reserve at the southern end of Hahei Beach.
Famous Cathedral Cove is one of the "must visit" sites on the Coromandel Peninsula. There are several scenic walking tracks including the 2hour return trek to Cathedral Cove. You’ll enjoy views over Gemstone Bay, Mares Leg and Cathedral Cove itself. Foot access to the Cathedral Cove car park is at the western end of Hahei Beach, while vehicle access is located along Grange Road. The Cathedral Cove Marine Reserve, Coromandel’s first marine reserve, is in walking distance from Hahei beach and can be combined with a visit to Cathedral Cove.
Hot Water Beach
Enjoy the unique experience of digging your own natural hot pool! In this particular area, naturally occurring hot water bubbles up to from 2km below ground where it is heated by hot molten rock.
There are two fissures at Hot Water Beach, issuing water as hot as 64°C (147°F) – and at a rate of up to 15 litres per minute. The best time to visit Hot Water Beach is within two hours on either side of low tide, during normal sea conditions.
Whitianga has been continuously occupied for more than a thousand years… since the tribe of the Maori explorer, Kupe settled here, following his visit sometime around 950 AD. Visitors will be able to hop onto the charming little boat at the Ferry Landing, before heading out to sample the sights, sounds and flavours of Whitianga. The wharf in the centre of town is the departure point for fishing enthusiasts, charter boats and scenic cruising. Other popular attractions here include the thermal pools at the ‘Lost Spring’, as well as the informative local history.