Repco Beach Hop 2023


Wed 22nd - Sun 26 Mar 2023

Williamson Park

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Ticketing: None

Parking site

Whangamata Area School
Achilles Avenue
New Zealand

If you love classic American cars and Hot Rods this is an event not to be missed and happens during March every year.

Repco Beach Hop is New Zealand’s number 1 Nostalgia Festival that celebrates the best of the 50’s & 60’s - Rock and Roll, Hot Rods, Classic Cars, and Motorbikes.

Based in the Coromandel beach resort town of Whangamata, which once a year comes to life to the sound of Rock and Roll music and V8 Engines! Undoubtedly the largest event of its type in New Zealand with crowds expected in the tens of thousands.

The festival hosts a wide range of events for all interests and tastes including the Grand Parade, Classic Car Show, Main Street Car Show, Retro Caravan Show, a beauty show, bands, music, and much, much more!

FREE Event! No Tickets

Repco Beach Hop Entry to the public is free! Although we would encourage you to purchase a festival programme and make a donation at one of the collection points. The money collected is used to pay for the festival and any profit made is donated back into the community.

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Certified Self Contained Motorcaravan Parking

Park up at the most convenient spot - but be quick to avoid disappointment!

Parking space is available for Certified Self-Contained Campers at the Whangamata Area School, Access to parking via Achilles Ave, Whangamata - next to the swimming pool (-37.21591, 175.86868).

  • You may arrive from 1.15pm Thursday, 23rd March 2023, and you must be vacated by 1pm Sunday, 26th March 2023 
  • Price: $25.00 per night, per van. 
  • Dogs are allowed, but must be on a lead at all times and cleaned up after.

To make your booking for parking, and for any queries, please email the Beachhop Parking team -  [email protected]

Additional information will be provided to you at the time of booking. 

Alan Rogers
Alan Rogers