The coastline of this region of the Coromandel Peninsula is spectacular and what better way to experience it but with one of the popular water activities?
Try your hand at catching a snapper or kingfish and take a half or full day fishing charter from Whitianga Wharf.
There are a range of boat tours on offer either from Whitianga Wharf or Hahei.
Explore the Coromandel coast on a guided kayak tour.
Group or private lessons are available at Te Puia Surf School in Hot Water Beach.
Enjoy a sail boat around the Mercury Bay.
Many boat or kayak tours offer snorkelling as an option, however there are specialist dive centres in the area too.
A bit of fun for families and groups, the Banana Boat in Whitianga offers rides for all Ages and Confidence Levels. Operates seasonally over the summer holidays.