waihī beach

Beaches | Forest | Town / Urban
Surf town at the base of the Coromandel
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surf, sand, bush, urban

Waihī beach is a stunning coastal town home to boutique shops, accomodation, and eateries. Sitting at northern end of the Western Bay of Plenty features 9km of golden sand coastline on one side, and Tauranga Harbour on the other. There is a number of high lookout points and bush walks and behind the town sits the mighty bush clad Kaimai Ranges.

There is a variety of housing from old beach baches to luxurious beach houses.
Bowentown is at the southern tip of Waihī Beach and overlooks Matakana island and quiet secluded bays.
The town has large areas for parking and could sustain a production there on location.

permit details

Western Bay of Plenty District Council

location & distance

One of the great things about filming in the Bay of Plenty is the close proximity to New Zealand cities and rural townships.  Even when you are enjoying our spectacular rural filming locations you still have access to major infrastructure and amenities nearby.

Auckland CBD

153 Kilometres | 2 Hours

Tauranga CBD

111 Kilometres | 1 Hours 43 Minutes

Rotorua CBD

111 Kilometres | 1 Hours 43 Minutes

Whakatane CBD

144 Kilometres | 2 Hours 6 Minutes

Taupo CBD

196 Kilometres | 2 Hours 38 Minutes