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Experience what the Coromandel has to offer, save with Campsaver

Renowned for its friendly and relaxed atmosphere – not to mention the stunning natural environment – the Hauraki-Coromandel area is one of NZMCA members’ favourite holiday destinations. 

With 400 kilometres of coastline, sparkling blue waters and windy sandy beaches are around every corner; while native rain forests, giant kauri and volcanic hills make the area a walker’s paradise. What’s more, the region’s natural beauty has made it a haven for artists, with many vibrant galleries, studios and markets dotted throughout the area. Then there’s the history – of gold mining and gum digging – remnants of which are still available to be enjoyed close-up in Waihi or along the bike trail which winds through the Karangahake Gorge. And on top of all that, there’s a warm welcome awaiting NZMCA members in the region’s five Motorhome Friendly towns – Coromandel, Whitianga, Whangamata, Paeroa and Waihi.

We'll be featuring all Campsaver Campgrounds by region over time, keep an eye out for further articles, including next week’s West Coast! For more information about the Campsaver Programclick here.

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Hauraki/Coromandel CampSaver Campgrounds

Long Bay Motor Camp & Cabins (CDS, #1953)

3200 Long Bay Road, Coromandel

Long Bay Motor Camp offers you a beachfront holiday destination in sheltered bays surrounded by native bush. There’s access to an on-site boat ramp, fishing charter, playground, kayak hire and paddle board hire. Enjoy fishing, water sports, safe swimming for all ages, or attempt the kauri track. It’s a leisurely 3km walk to Coromandel Town for cafés, restaurants, and boutique shops. Dog friendly camp, 15th Feb - 15th Dec.

"Gr8 fishing, magical views, lovely walkss and inspirational sunsets. Such a well run yet relaxed and friendly camp easy travelling distance to Coromandal township." - Gail

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Cooks Beach Resort (CDS, #2046)

874 Purangi Rd, Cooks Beach, Whitianga

Experience the beauty of Mercury Bay at Cooks Beach Resort, the perfect place to stay, only 10 mins drive from Hahei, 14 mins from Hot Water Beach and 30 mins from Whitianga. Utilize the boat launching ramps available at the beach, experience some sea related activities or day trip to Whitianga, approx. 5 minutes by ferry ride, for restaurants, local stores cafes and activities.

"Fabulous campsite with generous plots, great facilities and friendly management. Recommended." - Neil

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Mercury Bay Holiday Park (CDS, #2048)

121 Albert St, Whitianga

If you are looking for a quiet, relaxed atmosphere, then Mercury Bay Holiday Park is the perfect place for you and your family. A 600m walk to restaurants, shops, and beautiful beaches means you can leave your motorcaravan here safe & secure to easily explore everything Whitianga has to offer on foot. Only 2.5 hrs drive from Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga and centrally located on the eastern side of the Peninsula.

"Opposite harbour and close to nice town with all amenities. Plenty of walk and cycle paths. Would recommend to people wanting to get away for a few days." - Anonymous, CamperMate

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Hahei Holiday Resort (CDS, #2060)

41 Harsant Ave, Hahei Beach, Hahei

Hahei Holiday Resort is located in the centre of a great selection of iconic New Zealand attractions. From beaches to bush walks, the Coromandel Peninsula is an oasis for swimming, kayaking, boating and fishing. The resort is only one hour walk to the world famous Cathedral Cove and a ten minute drive (8km) to Hot Water Beach. Nearby Hahei Village has a small shopping centre with Cafes and Restaurants.

"Great campsite, generous sized plots, plenty of amenities. Perfect location for beach walks and cathedral cove. Treat yourself to a beach view hot tub one evening!" - Neil

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Mill Creek Bird Park & Campground (CDS, #2066)

365 Mill Creek Rd, Kaimarama, Whitianga

A mere 10 minutes away from Whitianga, Kaimarama and this campground offer a more tranquil vibe from the usual Coromandel tourist bustle. And there’s a bonus- over 400 to be precise- of birds housed in 45 aviaries. But it’s not all exotic macaws and finches; there are full amenities, a play area for the kids, and a range of animals, reptiles & fish.

"Please support this wonderful sanctuary! You will greeted by so many amazing friendly birds and animals in a beautiful setting. The host Gaye...provided a beautifully kept camp ground, complete with kitchen, showers, toilets, Bbq and play area for kiddies, dump station and so much more!" - Lee

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Seabreeze Holiday Park (CDS, #2069)

1043 Tairua-Whitianga Rd/SH25, Whenuakite, Whitianga

If you're looking for a peaceful & spacious Holiday Park, we are your doorway to Paradise. Superbly located close to eastern Coromandel attractions we are a sustainable family orientated and pet friendly park (NO PETS 24 Dec - 3 JAN). Our very own Craft Brewery Bar & Restaurant on site as well as Campstore, WiFi, studio gym, volleyball, BBQs, bikes and guest phone. Only 5 minutes to the iconic Coroglen Tavern for a rockin' outdoor concert.

"Lovely site, friendly helpful host. Onsite brewery and cafe. Easy 10 min drive to hot water beach and other beaches in the area...Free shovel to borrow for Hot water beach." - Ann

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Tapu Creek Campervan Park (CDS, #2096)

285 Tapu-Coroglen Rd, Tapu, Thames

Located 22.5 km north of Thames on the picturesque Thames Coast, the campground redefines ‘out of the way’ as something actually ideal. Lovely mountain views and a creek nearby are complemented with excellent facilities and bonuses such as a pizza oven, and an outdoor covered BBQ/kitchen area.

"Hidden gem just up Tapu Coroglen road. Brilliant spot for the campervan with hot water, showers, powered sites and beautiful scenery of the riverside." - Anonymous, CamperMate

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