Orokawa Bay

With spectacular panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Waihi Beach, a walk to Orokawa bay is a true Kiwi experience. In Summer the beach is framed by our native Pohutukawa trees, (Our national Christmas tree). The pristine white sandy beach offers great fishing, surfing and bush walking. A great picnic spot family and friends when the tide is right. Please check this. This surf beach as beautiful and inviting as it is, does not lend itself to swimming, as there is a very steep grade of the sea floor. Orokawa bay is part of a designated scenic reserve and comprises of 145 hectares of native bush including native bush, including kauri and nikau palms. To walk to Orokawa Bay there is an easy track at the Northern end of Waihi Beach, past Oukuri Bay then down to Orokawa Bay. It is approximately 45 minutes each way. Orokawa Bay Villa is situated approximately 300 meters (950ft) above Orokawa Bay Like Orokawa Bay Homunga Bay is full of lush pohutukawa forest and is very secluded. It can be reached by a track from the northern end of Orokawa Bay. the track is well developed and has spectacular views and an interesting terrain. Please remember to pack a day pack, with water, a snack, a hat and sunscreen. These and footwear are essential. This track can be also walked starting at Ngatitiangata Rd above Homunga bay, and walk down the coast to exit at Waihi Beach end. It is a good idea to get dropped off at the beginning of the track, and picked up at the other end. Orokawa Bay to Homunga Bay is a 1.5 hour walk. Ngatitangata Rd end to Homunga is 30 minutes. For update information please check out doc (Department of Conservation) information.