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Hot Water Beach in the region of Auckland is a place located in New Zealand - some 309 mi (or 497 km) North of Wellington, the country's capital.

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Local time in Hot Water Beach is now 09:37 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Auckland" with an UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Whitianga, Tairua, Pauanui, Palmerston North, New Plymouth or Rotorua. When in this area, you might want to check out Whenuakite, Hot Water Beach and Cooks Beach as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours Hahei New Z...

02:22 min ( July 24, 2012 by CCKayaksNZ)
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Welcome to Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours. Join us and discover the magic of paddling this amazing place.. find out more at

Bay of island

03:32 min ( April 17, 2007 by nickestel)
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Trip up to bay of Islands 2006

Cathedral Cove - Hahei North Island Ne...

02:05 min ( October 27, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa)
Views: 438 - Rating: 5/5 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor company) Cathedral Cove Hahei Read more at: Travel blogs from Cathedral Cove: - "... We drove fur...

The Cathedral Cove New Zealand

09:43 min ( May 15, 2010 by MrGondorio)
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Hahei's attractive beach is named after the Maori chief Hei. From the lookout there is access to majestic Cathedral Cove and the marine reserve.The track begins at the northern end of Hahei.Accessible...

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Insight Meditation Nine-day Retreat 2019 - Coromandel

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Interesting facts about this location

Hot Water Beach

Hot Water Beach is a beach on the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand, approximately 12 kilometres south east of Whitianga, and approximately 175 kilometres from Auckland by car. Its name comes from underground hot springs which filter up through the sand between the high and low water tidal reaches. The beach is a popular destination both for locals and tourists visiting New Zealand.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -36.89, 175.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Beaches of New Zealand, Hot springs of New Zealand, Thames-Coromandel District


Whenuakite is a locality on the Coromandel Peninsula of New Zealand. State Highway 25 runs through it. Whitianga is north west, Coroglen 8 km west, Cooks Beach and Hahei north, Hot Water Beach north east, and Tairua 18 km to the south east. The Whenuakite River flows from coastal hills in the east through the area to drain in the Whitianga Harbour.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -36.89, 175.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in New Zealand, Thames-Coromandel District

Purangi River

The Purangi River is a river of the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand's North Island. It flows north to reach Mercury Bay to the east of Whitianga.

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Located at -36.89, 175.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of the Waikato Region, Thames-Coromandel District

Te Whanganui-A-Hei (Cathedral Cove)

Te Whanganui-A-Hei (Cathedral Cove) Marine Reserve is a marine reserve on the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand. Cathedral Cove is named after the cave located there, linking Mare's Leg Cove to Cathedral Cove. Gemstone Bay and Stingray Bay are also located within the reserve. A walking track exists from the northern end of Hahei Beach, and it is also possible to walk from the local authority car park at the top of the headland between Hahei and Gemstone Bay.

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Located at -36.89, 175.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Marine reserves of New Zealand, Protected areas of the Waikato Region, Thames-Coromandel District


Hahei is a small settlement near Cathedral Cove on the eastern side of the Coromandel Peninsula in the Waikato Region of New Zealand. Hahei is located in Mercury Bay, between the settlements of Cooks Beach and Hot Water Beach. It is approximately 6 km south east of Whitianga and 6 km north of Hot Water Beach. The main town of Whitianga can be reached in one of two ways: either by a 40 minute drive or by a ferry ride some 15 minutes from Hahei by car.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -36.89, 175.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Geography of the Waikato Region