Welcome to Mercury Bay

The buzz of the Coromandel Peninsula, where you can leave the stresses of city life behind. The place where you can do a little or a lot - the pace of life can be as busy or as calm as you choose, where people smile and say hello when you walk down the street. No traffic lights, no peak hour traffic, no city hustle and bustle – just you and your imagination.

Your dream home or base in Mercury Bay can become a reality, with excellent educational facilities, home & property services and access to critical health care . Community sports, clubs or farmers markets on the weekend, week day lunch times taking a quick surf or fish n chips on the beach or simply browsing the boutique stores … everything at your fingertips.

Whangapoua to Whenuakite, Wharekaho to Whitianga, Cooks Beach to Hot Water Beach, Coroglen to Hahei – welcome to Mercury Bay, THE place to live, work, stay and play.

Whitianga's Mid Winter Treasure Hunt

Not sure what to do with the kids these July school holidays? Whitianga is celebrating with an epic promotion!

The jewel of the Coromandel Peninsula will lay bare its treasures during the July school holidays with treasures in excess of $5000 of prizes being scattered over a 2 week period, culminating in an epic giveaway for 1 lucky family and 1 lucky couple.

Jam packed with fun and excitement, including a night market, a mid winter swim and a fun night run, there’s something for everyone.

Each treasure chest reveals itself at different dates and times. The adventure begins 5 July. Follow the treasure map for your share of the prizes:

  1. Sunday 5 July - With a Treasure Hunt and Mid Winter Swim
  2. Tuesday 7 July – Fun Zone paintball target shooting
  3. Friday 10 July – Whitianga Night Market/Street Party
  4. Saturday 11 July – Night Strider 5km Fun run/walk
  5. Tuesday 14 July – Kids Golf - closest to the pin
  6. Wednesday 15 July – Kids fishing comp
  7. Thursday 16 July – Kids Golf - closest to the pin
  8. Friday 17 July – Captain Festus McBoyel’s Travellin’ Variety Show
Details of each event can be found on our events page or by clicking on any of the posters below.

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Mercury Bay, located on the eastern coast of the Coromandel Peninsula offers a wide range of things to do, places to eat, places to stay, and destinations to explore.

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Jul 2020

04:00 PM
Grace O'Malley's Irish Inn
Grace O'Malley's Irish Inn presents 4th of July. Family fun with face paining, muscle cars, Harley's, fancy dress and live music.


Jul 2020

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Mercury Bay Events
Dig for Treasure! Jump in the Ocean! Win some fantastic prizes!


Jul 2020

Take a kid shooting. Target shooting, with paintballs. $5 for 100 balls!

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