It is also popular with photographers and artists who like to capture life as it should be. A 15 minute walk will take you to the secluded Waimama Bay that features white sand, crystal clear waters and a canopy of gnarly Pohutukawa trees. A popular spot for romance and picnics on the beach, Whiritoa and Waimama will have you falling in love with The Coromandel. NOTE: If your looking at holding your wedding ceremony here, please contact Hauraki District Council to find out more about any consent requirements. SURFING WHIRITOA: The steep shore creates a solid beach break for the experienced surfer chasing short rides and a wandering sandbar for those keen to search.
SAFETY: Whiritoa Beach has a steep shore resulting in heavy shore breaks that can be dangerous. The beach is patrolled by Surf Life Saving New Zealand in the summer. Always swim between the flags. Beware of rips and holes. Check our local patrolled beaches https://www.safeswim.org.nz/