Whitianga Attractions

Get Out There and Give it a Go! Do a little or do a lot! We work with a variety of local tour and activity operators – have experienced what they offer and can highly recommend them.  We can even book for you directly from the Park. Check out our local community website for everything to eat, see and do in Mercury Bay www.whitianga.co.nz

Cathedral Cove Scenic Cruises with Ken – ex coastguard 28ft boat with a superduper 32inch TV screen for viewing what goes on at the bottom of the ocean!

Cave Cruzer Adventures with Steve.  Get up close and personal with the amazing blowholes, sea caves and of course the iconic Cathedral Cove on this 2 hr tour.

Combat Zone – Paintball and Family Adventure Park – something for every adrenaline junkie!  Paintball, target shooting, archery just to name a few activities.  Take the chilly bin and relax after a big day out with a bbq or a dip in the swimming hole.

Glass Bottom Boat Scenic Cruise – with Mark. Get up close and personal with the marine life, observe it all through our glass bottom, snorkel the marine reserve (equipment supplied Free of charge). View the spectacular volcanic coastal scenery including Cathedral Cove and Orua Sea Cave.

Windborne Sailing Adventures – Climb aboard a 62ft topsail schooner which has been sailing the world since 1928!   This one day cruise departs 10:00am and returns at 4:00pm to the Whitianga wharf after a day of adverturing around Mercury Bay.  Private charters and Pirate Parties are a specialty!

Mercury Bay Estate – home to the Coromandel’s finest wines.  Catch the ferry from Whitianga and grab a shuttle bus or walk the 3.5kms to Cooks Beach.  Wine taste, sample a local beer, enjoy a gorgeous platter – and sit and relax while overlooking the magnificant sea views of Mercury Bay

Coromandel Nature Tours – small group tours exploring the highlights of the Peninsula.

Whiti Farm Park – close encounters of the animal kind!  Pack a picnic lunch, play all day, explore, relax and enjoy 5 acres of mature park like surroundings.  Push and wheel chair friendly 🙂

Stargazers Astronomy Tours – explore the delights of the southern night sky! Just 15 minutes drive from the Park.  Tours commence after dusk for approx 1.5-2hrs – weather dependent.

Mercury Bay Museum – find out about the incredible history of this magnificent area.

Mercury Bay Cinemas – 1 Lee Street, Whitianga. Catch up on the latest flicks!

Whitianga Bike Park – a free off-road cycle area! – inclues a BMX track or mountain bike the the various single tracks of grades 2 to 8!