Tairua Local Information

Tairua is a small coastal town located on the East Coast of the Coromandel Peninsula in the north island of New Zealand.


Tairua BeacTairua-Beach-North-Endh is great for surfing or just lying in the sand. Take a kayak trip down the local estuary and rivers or walk our local bush tracks.

Tairua is near many well-known surf beaches and dive spots including the Aldermen Islands, Cathedral Cove, Hot Water Beach and Hahei.Get the Hot Water Beach low tide timetable here.

Beach towns such as Pauanui, Whangamata and Whitianga are all just a short drive away and make great day trips during your stay at Sunlover Retreat.

  • The Lost Spring


    Located in Whitianga, New Zealands “Thermal Ocean Village” and only a 2 hour drive from Auckland…. forget the real world for a day and come relax, rejuvenate and let yourself be pampered in style. Discover a special paradise of therapeutic natural thermal spring pools with poolside service. Enjoy delicious Pacifica cuisine at our ... Read more

  • Hot Water Beach and Surrounding Area


    This site is your introduction to Mercury Bay.  It contains information including your favourite local activities,p hysical, historical, and pictorial aspects of the area.

    Mercury Bay is an outdoor paradise offering pristine beaches, sportfishing, boating and wilderness treks in the tranquil surroundings of New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula. ... Read more

  • Almyra Waterfront Lodge


    Enjoy the luxury and panoramic water views at Almyra Waterfront Lodge – Luxury Self Contained apartment and Bed and Breakfast options.  Our beautiful luxury accommodation close to the Abel Tasman National Park is just a stone’s throw from some of the most pristine and unspoiled beaches in New ... Read more

  • Rive Gauche Taupo


    Rive Gauche B&B Lodge offers boutique home-hosted accommodation near Lake Taupo, New Zealand. Architect-designed and European influenced, our property has its own private vineyard and is located in a cul de sac in a quiet semi-rural neighbourhood. Overlooking the Waikato River valley from the left bank (rive gauche) of the river near Huka Falls, the property is ... Read more

  • Manaia Kitchen and Bar


    Fully licensed café/restaurant located in the heart of Tairua. Enjoy woodfired pizzas, tapas or choose from A la carte menu.

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  • Little Gallery of Fine Arts


    Visit Tairua’s Little Gallery of Fine Arts, where discerning art enthusiasts can enjoy and purchase artworks by leading award winning Coromandel artists.  This diverse, intimate gallery prides itself on offering ‘a little of the best’. A passion for people, artists and the visual arts in all forms is ... Read more

  • Fun Zone


    Fun Zone was established late in 2006. It is situated on a most beautiful piece of land just 7kms from Whitianga township. The lovely Kaimarama River runs through the property with several water holes along the way. The back drop of native bush is absolutely beautiful, Nikau ... Read more

  • Epic Adventures


    Epic Adventures specialise in affordable fishing charters and guided fishing holidays for one person up, giving you a good opportunity to hook into a decent snapper or New Zealand yellowtail kingfish. Tairua and Whitianga on the Coromandel are renowned for great fishing, and we have a reputation for ... Read more

  • Colenso


    Good quality seasonal food, fresh from local growers is the focus for chef Emily Thomas who is now in charge of the kitchen at Colenso Licensed Cafe.

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  • Sea Escape Day Spa

    A range of professional skin treatments, body therapies and treatment packages designed to relax and restore your mind, body and spirit. Escape from the stresses of everyday life and retreat to a place of tranquility, where you can be nurtured, inspired and restored – Sea ... Read more