Tairua is a small coastal town located on the East Coast of the Coromandel Peninsula in the North Island of New Zealand. Tairua is located 2.5 hours drive from Auckland, 20 minutes from Pauanui and 40 minutes from Whitianga.
Tairua offer both surf and harbour beaches with golden sand and stunning views. from Tairua is is easy to explore the wonders of the Coromandel Peninsula’s East Coast including: Mercury Bay, world famous Hot Water Beach, Cathedral Cove, Hahei, Cooks Beach, Kuaotunu, Matarangi or the beautiful unspoiled wonders of New Chum Beach.
Paku Palms is located just a short walk to Tairua Surf beach, the Harbour or to the top of Paku Hill for 360 views.
Spectacular scenery, beaches, bush walks, native birdlife, gift shops, galleries and restaurants in Tairua and the surrounding area are all nearby for your entertainment.
Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove are just a short drive away so hire a spade, pop on your walking shoes and enjoy two of the Coromandel’s leading attractions during your stay.
At low tide on Hot Water Beach you can dig your own “spa pool” in the sand. To obtain the low tide timetable for Hot Water Beach click here
Restaurants in Tairua
Activities Near Tairua
- The Lost Spring – Hot Pools (Whitianga)
- Hahei Explorer – Cathedral Cove Boat Tours
- Kiwi Dundee Adventures – Walks & Tours
- Lakes Resort – Golf
- Mercury Bay Golf Club – Golf
- Tairua School Wine & Food Festival
- Whitianga Scallop Festival
- Leadfoot Festival
- Tairua Dive & Fishing Adventures – Diving, fishing and kayaking on the Coromandel Peninsula