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Cooks Beach

Stunning place. No wonder Captain Cook choose it for star gazing all those years ago. Easy access... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Totrue B
Auckland, New Zealand
Beautiful beach

Drove here on a beautiful sunny day and walked from one end to the other. The views were stunning... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Damian L
Midleton, Ireland
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21 Jul 2018
“Cooks Beach”
10 Apr 2018
“Beautiful beach ”
Mercury Bay, Cooks Beach, Whitianga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Stunning place. No wonder Captain Cook choose it for star gazing all those years ago. Easy access to beach.

Thank Totrue B
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Drove here on a beautiful sunny day and walked from one end to the other. The views were stunning and it was lovely and calm and relaxing. A wonderful place to visit to chill or just unwind by yourself or with loved ones.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Cooks Beach is a lovely Coromandel beach. It's a recommended place to go for families, and worth spending a few hours chilling. However, there are more picturesque beaches and coves close by. Lonely Bay, for example, is right next to Cooks beach!

Thank Peter_dR_NZ
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Most of the beach towns on the Coromandel are pretty laid back. But Cooks Beach is so laid back it's in danger of falling over backward. Other than a small parking lot overlooking the beach, the town doesn't seem to make much hay about its...More

Thank Daryl C
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The beach is really nice. Safe for everyone. Been here a few times before. Come self contained food wise. The General Store is disappointing. Nothing for lunch in the early afternoon. The nearest shop is a long drive away.

Thank TonyCase
Reviewed 24 January 2017

this is a great family beach with lots of sand and a quiet stream, so worth a visit, but there are better around for couples to visit

Thank JLM3080
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Great beach for our young family. 2x children 2 An 4. Safe swimming an can walk everywhere. Playground at the purangi end an a set of swings an the main beach by toilets. Shops have everything you need for top up supplies. Ferry to whitianga...More

Thank KatieC4065
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great place to camp and enjoy the outdoors. A nice safe beach for the most part just have to use common sense around any water

Thank DeborahV651
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The Coromandel is just one of the many beautiful parts of New Zealand, and Cooks is just one of many beautiful beaches on the Coromandel. But it is lovely, and it is surrounded by interesting countryside. It gets very crowded at holiday times, but if...More

Thank Balladeer1248
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were lucky enough to stay here on our trip to NZ for a few days. The beach itself is beautiful and unspoilt, the whole stretch is just sand with wonderful views of the surroundings and out to sea. There are local...More

Thank EMS4321
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