Issued 28th Jan 2023 - The Coromandel has experienced a severe weather event, with a state of emergency declared on 3 Feb 2023. As a result, some roads have been closed (with alternative routes to be taken).

Some local DOC campsites are closed, and Te Whatu Ora Waikato advises everyone to not use coastal beaches, lakes, rivers and streams until at least 48 hours following heavy rainfall due to potential bacterial contamination.

Please take care in and around the region and keep up to date through the following agencies.

Oceanside Motel

The Oceanside on Buffalo Beach offers a range of quality beachfront accommodation where every unit enjoys a superb view over Buffalo Beach and Mercury Bay. Our great location is only an easy 10 minute stroll to town.


The Oceanside on Buffalo is a boutique motel and offers a unique blend of traditional hospitality, beachfront location and upmarket quality accommodation. There is a choice of 1 Bedroom, Deluxe, and Executive Studio units, refurbished in 2011, that can cater for 2+ persons. All units are self contained with private outdoor patio/balcony areas that offer unsurpassed sea views, have separate shower/bathrooms with the executive studios featuring a double spa bath. The Oceanside also provides for guest use, BBQ, Kayaks, WIFI, Sky TV and guest laundry. We also hire out E-bikes and offer trips with Sea Cave Adventures from Whitianga to Cathedral Cove and beyond. Please check out our website for greater detail.

Facilities and Features
  • BBQ Facility
  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • Sky - communal
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Per Night
$140 – $295
Physical Address

32 Buffalo Beach Rd
New Zealand

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