Things To Do

Whether you prefer a more relaxed holiday environment or one full of adventure, Waihi Beach truly does have something for everyone. Bordering the breathtaking Coromandel peninsula, it boasts nine kilometres of white sandy coastline, including one of the safest surf beaches in New Zealand. The surrounding area provides ideal conditions for a range of activities from stunning bush walks to water sports for hobby enthusiasts.

The Beachaven TOP 10 Holiday Resort is a Classic Park situated in the coastal township of Waihi Beach at the northern end of the Bay of Plenty region. Waihi Beach has so much to offer and it has for a long time attracted holiday makers from all around New Zealand and a wide range of overseas travellers. Visitors to the Waihi area mustn’t miss the picturesque Karangahake Gorge, just 20 minutes from Waihi Beach, with its beautiful river walks and swimming spots set among bush clad hills.

You can talk to us here at Beachaven TOP 10 Holiday Park if you would like some more information on activities and day trips. 


The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden is a gorgeous, Balinese inspired outdoor space. They serve coffee, superfood smoothies & tasty treats! 

Flat White Cafe

Our local the Flat White Cafe offers everything from a quick coffee to sipping a martini on their deck – just metres from the sandy shore.  The Flatwhite has been an iconic part of the Waihi Beach community for over 10 years. In 2015 the cafe underwent a massive reconstruction resulting in a stunning beachfront restaurant with gorgeous facilities – bar areas, decks, amazing views, great food and delicious coffee. The venue is also perfect for weddings and functions. They have it all and they are open 7 days from 8am till late with they lunch menu being available from 8am till 2:45pm and dinner menu from 5pm. 

Phone: (+64) 7 863 1364

TOP 10 members receive a 10% discount off your meal.

Waihi Arts Centre

The Museum operates as a place for the collection, display and preservation of items of historical interest to the Waihi District, particularly items relating to the underground mining history of the area.

Waihi Gold Mine Tours

Waihi is a gold town, and we have a fascinating and unique gold story to tell. Although mining operations are ordinarily off-limits to the public, Waihi Gold Mine Tours can take you inside the fence to experience modern-day gold mining up close.

Karangahake Gorge

This walkway features historic railway remains in a stunning natural gorge setting, including two steel truss bridges and a 1 km rail tunnel, and provide access to the relics of historic gold mining. The walkway follows the railway line through the gorge and then opens out alongside the Ohinemuri River.