In addition to the natural beauty that Whangamata offers, stroll into town to visit the many cafes that offer a wide range in cuisine and shopping for all tastes.
If you are into tramping Wentworth Valley, which was recently upgraded offers an easy walking track from the camping ground to the Wentworth Falls.
A well sign posted scenic walk to the Luck At Last Mine, where old gold mining relics can be viewed.
A great area for bird watching enthusiasts is located the southern end of Opotuere Beach at the Wharekawa Harbour Wildlife Refuge, as this is a breeding area for the New Zealand dotterel and Oyster Catcher.
If golf is what you are after, the 9 and 18 hole golf courses are only 10 minutes away.
Fishing charters can be arranged.