The Lost spring 107km : 1 hour 10 min. Commercially run hot springs, Natural Geo-thermal Pools, Day Spa and Dining. Website.
Whitianga is also the gateway to the Cathedral Cove (Te Whanganui-A-Hei) Marine Reserve on its doorstep, with charter boats plying the waters of Mercury Bay for fishing, diving or scenic cruising trips. The Whitianga Marina is a world class New Zealand ‘Clean Marina’ and a popular stop-off point for both local and international boat owners visiting the Coromandel Peninsula.