2 October 2019 | Written by Bachcare Holiday Homes

Your guide on what to do in Hahei

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What to do in Hahei!

Home to playful dolphins, golden sand and some of the most instagrammable spots, Hahei is the perfect spot for a beach family holiday. With so many things to do in the Coromandel, Hahei is the ideal home-base for your coastal adventure, with some of the best experiences within walking distance of your Hahei bach. To help you plan your getaway, we’ve put together our list of the top five things to do in Hahei. For where to stay in Hahei, take a look here!

See our top 5 things to do in Hahei…


1. Do it for the gram at Cathedral Cove

Silhouette of two people at Cathedral Cove in Hahei

In Hahei, Cathedral Cove is one of the most visited spots – and for a good reason! Cathedral Cove is a stunning coastal gem that is a photographer’s dream. With dramatic waterfalls and colourful hues of sandstone archways, there will be more than one option to post on the gram!


2. Sunrise strolls at Hahei beach

Hahei beach oin the Coromandel

The beaches at Hahei beach are about as picturesque as they come and the perfect spot to start your day. A short one-kilometre walk along the beach provides a more peaceful and intimate stroll compared to the bustling Cathedral Cove walkway, so you can enjoy the sunrise in peace and quiet. Insider tip – brew a cup of coffee at your Hahei bach and take it with you along the beach for a blissful way to greet the day!


3. Have a kayak adventure

Kayak hire at Hahei in the Coromandel

There’s no better way to enjoy Hahei than by exploring the coastline by kayak. Hahei kayak hire is pretty straightforward, with several rental shops available along the beach, as well as multiple guided tour options. You might even get lucky and encounter an orca or pod of dolphins when out on the water! Why not book a bach in Hahei to return to after all that hard work paddling!


4. Find the fish

Excursion on the glass bottom boat in Hahei

The choice is yours on how to find your fish friends. You can either get wet with a snorkelling adventure or stay dry while admiring the sea life below with Hahei’s glass bottom boat. Whatever you choose, they’ll be plenty of fish to befriend!


5. Explore a sea cave

Exploring a sea cave by boat in Hahei

Enjoy a sea cave adventure with a two hour tour through the Coromandel’s volcanic scenery and world-class marine reserves. The highlight of the trip will be the Orua sea cave, which is the second largest in New Zealand and a photographer’s dream.


Are you ready for your epic coastal adventure? Check out our Hahei holiday homes and start planning your next getaway now!


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