Issued 28th Jan 2023 - The Coromandel has experienced a severe weather event, with a state of emergency declared on 3 Feb 2023. As a result, some roads have been closed (with alternative routes to be taken).

Some local DOC campsites are closed, and Te Whatu Ora Waikato advises everyone to not use coastal beaches, lakes, rivers and streams until at least 48 hours following heavy rainfall due to potential bacterial contamination.

Please take care in and around the region and keep up to date through the following agencies.

Water Activities

Around The Water

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Around the Water

From diving and fishing to surfing and kayaking, the adventures to be had around the water in The Coromandel are endless. With over 400km of stunning coastline it's no surprise water activities are a key pastime for so many when in The Coromandel. Discover stunning locations and memorable adventures with local guides who will share the stories of our waters, the wildlife and our people with you.


Additional Tools and Information

Recreational Water Quality

Find the best beaches for swimming this summer.

Marine Forcast-Eastern Coromandel

Marine forecast for eastern coastline of The Coromandel

Marine Forcast - Hauraki Gulf

MetService marine forcast for the Hauraki Gulf

Fishing App - Rules and Limts

Get recreational fish species information on the go with Fisheries New Zealand's Recreational Fishing App.

Recreational Fishing Rules - Brochure

Recreational fishing rules for The Coromandel including closures, restrictions, and other important notices.

Fishing Tides and Bite Times

Check tides, bite time and weather conditions throughout The Coromandel

What's happening around The Coromandel

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