Where to stay
69 Buffalo Beach Rd, Whitianga
We have everything you require for an exceptional and enjoyable festival stay.
Enjoy the spectacular views across beautiful Mercury Bay and Buffalo Beach while you relax in the comfort of your spacious and well appointed accommodation.
A short flat 10 minute stroll along the beachfront to the Festival.
113 Buffalo Beach Rd, Whitianga
Stay right ON the beach, this Absolute Beachfront location is the secret to the special charm of Beachfront Resort
The only motel in Whitianga with direct beach access.
Immaculate self- contained units with well equipped kitchen and modern ensuite bathroom.
Spectacular sea views from your private patio or balcony.
Garden, sun loungers, beach bar and BBQ deck, spa pool, body boards, kayaks, trampoline
A private and peaceful haven just 2.5km from town centre, close to shops, restaurants and the Scallop Festival venue
WiFi, LCD TV, 50+ Sky channels
20 Eyre St, Whitianga
Beachside Resort Whitianga – offers contemporary motel accommodation and self-catering apartments featuring open plan living areas, modern bathrooms with shower/bath, private balconies and equipped kitchenettes.
Most have awe-inspiring ocean views. Enjoy the heated pool or play a game of tennis, the kids will have fun in the children’s play area.
Other facilities include a boat washing area, WiFi, and Sky TV.
There is off street parking and you are just a three-minute stroll to Whitianga’s town centre to experience an abundance of cafés, restaurants and boutique stores.
1031 Purangi Rd, RD1 Whitianga
Enjoy a peaceful, convenient base from which to enjoy this year’s Scallop Festival. Located within walking distance from Ferry Landing and the passenger ferry to Whitianga, Flaxmill offers boutique self-contained accommodation for groups, families and singles/couples. Our deluxe 3 bedroom Houses and charming 1 bedroom Cottages are all privately nestled within our landscaped park gardens, adjacent to the sea at Flaxmill Bay. In addition, a small number of powered campsites with immaculate central facilities are available for travellers visiting the area in a Motorhome or Campervan. For booking enquiries, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website.
Hahei Holiday Resort
41 Harsant Ave, Hahei
Two minutes on the Ferry and ten minutes on the shuttle or self-drive to and from The Hahei Holiday Resort where paradise awaits you. The Resort sits on 450 metres of the pink and white sand beach frontage and is home to Cathedral Cove and neighbour to Hot Water Beach. You choose your accommodation from luxury Beachfront Batches, Sea view Villas, Garden Studios, Comfort Cabins or beautiful campsites on our 7.5 hector property. Hahei Holiday Resort is the perfect complement to the Whitianga Scallop Festival and we look forward to seeing you here. Book now we will be sold out this weekend.
Hot Water Beach Top 10
790 Hot Water Beach Rd, Hot Water Beach
Hot Water Beach TOP 10 is a family owned and operated Holiday Park. Find us nestled amongst native bush and only 700m from Hot Water Beach. HWB TOP 10 Holiday park is perfectly situated to access a variety of things to do in our area. We have great wineries, boutique breweries, pizza and of course awesome surf. Last but not least you can walk down to the beach and dig your own hot natural spa on the beach at low tide.
Our holiday park accommodation has a wide range of choices to satisfy all travellers. From our Deluxe Family Villas, Deluxe Villas, Ensuite Villas, Two or Three Bedroom Motel, Ensuite Units, Deluxe Cabins, Standard Cabins, Backpacker Lodge, through to Powered and Non-Powered sites.
73 South Highway, Whitianga
Sovereign Pier on the Waterways provides 5 Star Luxury Waterfront Accommodation.
Offering 2 & 3 bedroom waterfront Villas. The property is fully gated and has a boat launching ramp for guests with trailer boats.
Other facilities include BBQ, Wi-Fi, Gas Fires, lap pool, tennis court and spa.
All villas have car parking and boat trailer parks.
For more information or to book your accommodation visit our website or call Sonia on 07 867 1236.
Wairua Lodge B&B
251 Old Coach Rd, Kaimarama
Wairua Lodge B&B began its life as a family home, was once an artist’s studio and has now evolved into a stunning rainforest retreat. A secluded place where you can kick back, relax and experience the magic of New Zealand’s temperate rainforest.
We offer four double rooms with ensuites and one 2-bedroom apartment set in 15 acres of native rainforest just a short drive from Whitianga and Hot Water Beach.
Our fully equipped guest conservatory kitchen can be used for preparing your own lunch and dinner meals.
Wairua Lodge is more than your average B&B. You can picnic by the swimming holes, swim in the river, enjoy a bushwalk, soak in the treetops bathhouse or marvel at the stars in the night-sky spa pool.
Co-ordinator: Nick & Debbie Reader
Phone: +64 21 632721 (Nick)
Phone: +64 21 736902 (Debbie)