New Chums Beach
Image: Eli Duke | Creative Commons


Enjoy a walk over the saddle and along the secluded white sandy beach.

Track overview

1.5 km

Walking and tramping

1 hr Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs

About this track


Cross the stream at the northern end of Whangapoua Beach and follow the rocky foreshore around to the headland.

Here a walking track takes you over the saddle and down into New Chums Beach through nīkau and pōhutukawa. Enjoy a walk along the secluded white sandy beach.

Getting there

New Chums Beach is immediately north of Whangapoua village.

The beach is accessible by boat or foot.


Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 867 9080
Address:   995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
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Hauraki Office
Phone:   +64 7 867 9180
Address:   360 Ngati Maru Highway
Thames 3500
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