New Chums Beach, Whangapoua

Still undeveloped, New Chums Beach enchants intrepid travelers with its stretch of white sand fringed by native palms and pohutukawa trees. After crossing a shallow estuary at the trailhead, you'll need to take an uneven coastal path to get to the beach--the terrain and the remoteness of the spot helps it remain so unspoiled and uncrowded. To visit New Chums Beach on your holiday in Whangapoua, and find out what else Whangapoua has to offer, use our Whangapoua online road trip planner .
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  • A dream of a beach! One of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. Access is only possible on foot over rocks and forest. You're on the road for about 45 minutes. The path is only accessible at low tide!
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  • While on holiday at nearby Matarangi, have driven the 15 minutes to Whangapoua specifically to go to Wainuiatoto. Didn't know about the access being via a small ford at the northern end of Whangapoua ...  more »
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