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Mercury Bay

Albert Street | Whitianga, Coromandel 3510, New Zealand
866 5555
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Day tour of area

Great views from Shakespeare point. Interesting Captain Cook visit in 1769. Was a hidden gem but... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Northern Ireland
via mobile
Nice scenery

Picturesque location, its a must see whilst travelling the peninsula. We found Coromandel peninsula... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Tom G
Sydney, Australia
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Albert Street | Whitianga, Coromandel 3510, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Great views from Shakespeare point. Interesting Captain Cook visit in 1769. Was a hidden gem but watch the gravel road as may be dangerous in wet weathet

Thank BobCv
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Picturesque location, its a must see whilst travelling the peninsula. We found Coromandel peninsula is the best of the North Island.

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The bay is lined with beautiful, clean and soft sand beaches. The ocean is clean and warm (we visited in March), but be careful of the strong current and rips.

Thank chick-pea-222
Reviewed 3 March 2017

think long beaches, good surf, cliffs with extra long views and the famous Cathedral Cove to enjoy. A bit windy but Captain Cook loved it.

Thank An V
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We have been to Mercury Bay before, but by land. Now son-in-law has got a boat. A great day or two cruising around this beautiful bay, with lovely beaches for swimming and barbecues. Scenic. And good fishing.

Thank Barrie L
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Mercury bay boasts a collection of the finest beaches, Cook Beach, Lonely Bay and Shakespeare's cliffs. From Whitianga you also can easily reach Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove. Perfect location.

Thank Christian F
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This has to be one of the most beautiful parts of nz. Gorgeous beaches and expanse of blue ocean. Heaps of water sports to do. Fishing is huge here. Great cafes and restaurants and plenty of accom options. Very warm and friendly locals.

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Splash out a bit of coin on a boat cruise around the coast. You won't be disappointed. So much to see your camera will run hot.

Thank BobFk
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Coromandel is a delight - a part of this beautiful country that we return to time and again. Spend a lazy day or a week - spoil yourselves, stay a month! There is so much to see and do. The natives are extremely friendly and...More

Thank chiliwilinz
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

What I thought New Zealand would be like. Massive closed bay with islands dotted in the distance, reminded me of krabbi in Thailand only different

Thank Harlon H
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