Hot Water Beach

Imagine soaking in hot, natural springs on a beach in the middle of the Pacific Ocean while watching the sunset. It sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? Well, at Hot Water Beach in Coromandel, New Zealand, you can do just that. Rent a shovel and start digging either two hours before or after low tide, and you and your family will get to share this unique experience. Hot Water Beach is world-renowned for their hot springs, surfing, and excellent access to unique hiking trails. Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Getting There

North Americans, Europeans, Asians and travelers from around the globe can easily get a flight to Auckland. Catch a ferry from Downtown Auckland and take a relaxing 2-hour cruise through the Hauraki Gulf to Hannafords Wharf, close to Coromandel Town or catch an InterCity bus from Auckland to Coromandel. The Auckland to Coromandel bus journey takes approximately 4 hours, including a transfer at the Thames. Buses depart from the Sky City Terminal on Hobson Street and arrive in Coromandel outside the lane directly behind the Information Centre accessed off Woollams Avenue. Whether you are traveling from Vancouver or Toronto, Sydney or Melbourne you can easily catch a flight to Auckland and continue your journey from there.