Hot Water Beach

Hot Water Beach

World famous Hot Water Beach! This is yet another example of a beautiful east coast Coromandel beach, but with the bonus of build-your-own natural hot pools at low tide. You will find the turnoff to the beach on the main road to Hahei and Cooks Beach.

Take a spade on your visit; where to dig is marked by a sign. This has become exceedingly popular, so try to avoid peak holiday and times of the day, though low tide is best for pool-digging. Note that parking at Hot Water Beach is now metered as well.

If you don’t care for digging, there is still the surf beach as well as a lagoon walk, a couple of excellent cafes and a cool gallery.

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