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Whangamata is a thriving coastal town.

Gone are the days of septic tanks and bore water. Today Whangamata is a modern functioning mini metropolis (well as good as it can be for 4450 people approx.) and is a regular destination for much of the Waikato and Auckland areas.

Investment in Whangamata is favoured simply because of its kind beaches, easy access to fishing spots and also the varied number of activities that can be enjoyed in and around the town. It’s just a great place to relax or blend into the ‘Latte Set’ in our cosmopolitan main street sidewalk. Employment in Whangamata; whilst not plentiful is very possible if you have the right ‘can-do’ attitude or if your special niche can be exported out of town. Many people come to live in Whangamata because of its laid back atmosphere, it’s far enough away from everything to be a little remote yet you can get to a hospital in an hour if things don’t go as planned.

We have many great facilities here ranging from the memorial hall complex which caters for all types of clubs, theatre, dance, sports, rambling, community groups, the Whangamata Club, the Whangamata RSA, the Whangamata Ocean Sports Club, the Rugby Club, we have a large doctors surgery and ambulance base, we are a central hub for the Thames Coromandel District Council and the list goes on and on.

The town is fully reticulated and has every infrastructure you can imagine or that you would expect for a permanent population of almost four and a half thousand.

In the summer, the population soars to 50,000 and at the annual Beach Hop (held in March) it can creep up to over 100,000 for three to four days.

Whangamata has its famous surfing spot – the ‘Whangamata Bar’. Surfers come here from all over the world to surf one of the longest rides in the Southern Hemisphere.

It’s all here in our town on the shores of New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula.

Make Whangamata your next destination, we’d love to see you.

Gordon Turner
First National Pacific Coast




Listings in Whangamata

8 Listings


124 Hampton Road, WHANGAMATA

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Venue: 501a Port Road, Whangamata

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The great thing about this property is its quiet location, and easy walk to town and clubs. Located in Hampton Road, a cul-de-sac with very little traffic, it is perfect for younger families, pets and quiet holidays. This lovely two bedroom bach is set to the rear of the section (652sqm), so there is plentyMore info


114 Chartwell Avenue, Whangamata

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Situated on a sunny, north facing full site, in the perfect location at the beach. An easy walk to town, clubs and beach. This modern, refurbished home consists of open plan living, dining & kitchen, with a fabulous indoor/outdoor flow out onto a spacious, covered deck for entertaining and a large fenced back yard forMore info

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Right in the heart of town. Self contained apartment set amongst tropical landscaped grounds. What a fantastic opportunity with the bonus of a stunning swimming pool, toddlers pool, flood lit tennis court, petanque area, sauna, spa and BBQ facilities to enjoy on your holiday! Two double bedrooms with open plan living & a well equippedMore info

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The perfect location for your enjoyment, being close to shops, cafes & beach. Situated on a 492 sqm site capturing all day sun. Generous open plan living which leads to extensive outdoor covered barbeque area and surrounding gorgeous gardens. There are 3 bedrooms and garage with internal access. This is a sensational spot to enjoyMore info

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Come & view this fantastic property this Sunday at 11am! Unbelievable opportunity – holiday, build or land bank. This very appealing property is a rarity and has been the current owners’ family gem for the past 35 years. Tucked down your own driveway in an established harbour fringe neighbourhood this large 887 square metre siteMore info


109 Elsinore Close, WHANGAMATA

743 m2

Building a new home may be just a dream, but dreams can come true – right here! This is one of the last two bare sections in Elsinore Close (Whangamata) and it’s now for sale. All other sites in this private cul-de-sac having been fully developed with quality homes. Come and stake your claim onMore info


315 The Drive, Whangamata

4.92 ha

This 4.92 ha block is located between 315 The Drive and SH 25 and overlooks Whangamata’s famous Titoki Golf Course. This prime piece of land has the ability to be one of Whangamata’s biggest subdivisions allowing 100 section sites and multiple apartments. The demand for retirement and permanent housing in Whangamata has never been higherMore info


128 Patiki Place, WHANGAMATA

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This fabulous property sits on a large site of 1451 sqm overlooking the Whangamata Harbour and reserve. Embrace the paddleboarding & swimming right at your doorstep, and the reserve right there to play a game of cricket or walk the dog. This large home comprises 240 sqm which gives you the feeling of a homestead.More info