BOWENTOWN:

WAIHI BEACH’S
HIDDEN GEM

Bowentown is the best place to stay while exploring the spectacular beaches, bush and towns of the Western Bay of Plenty and Tauranga regions.

Escape to our 4-star plus holiday park, tucked away at the very end of a peaceful peninsula just 8 scenic kilometers from Waihi Beach township.

Bowentown Beach Holiday Park is located in the Bowentown Domain, a beautiful reserve of 128 hectares on a rocky headland at the northern entrance of Tauranga Harbour. An 8km long white sandy beach stretches from Bowentown to Waihi Beach.

IN THE AREA

NEARBY TOWNS & PLACES TO EXPLORE

500m / 5min walk from the park

Cave Bay

A small, quiet beach with several kid-friendly caves to explore, accessible by stairs from the carpark at Anzac Bay.

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300m / 5min walk from the park

Anzac Bay

Anzac Bay offers safe swimming and boating, picnic sites, and access to several walking tracks.

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8km / 10min drive

Waihi Beach

Waihi Beach and its township is just a short drive from Bowentown Beach Holiday Park.

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waihi beach start

Walk to Orokawa Bay

A popular walk from the northern end of Waihi Beach. 45 minutes each way sees you winding around some magnificent coastline.

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18km / 20min drive

Waihi township

Waihi is New Zealand’s ‘Heart of Gold’, with a gold mining history spanning three centuries and a local open-pit mine that is still fully operational.

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700m / 30min walk

Walk to Shelly Bay

The journeys as good as the destination! A magnificent walk to a magnificent spot, Shelly bay will be sure to have you relaxed and recharged.

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1hr drive

Tauranga

Tauranga means ‘place of rest or anchorage’ in Māori and while the sparkling harbour and magnificent views make it a great place to relax and recharge, there’s also plenty to keep you busy.

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20min drive

Katikati

If you love murals, Katikati is where it’s at! Known as ‘New Zealand’s Mural Town’, Katikati is located between Waihī Beach and Tauranga.

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2hr drive

Coromandel

The historic town of Coromandel now a haven for talented artists and crafts people oozing its unique character, soul and ambience reflecting the art and heritage.

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