Over the Top Adventures
Offers on-/off-road dirt-bike tours, rents mountain bikes ($35 to $55 per day) and provides cycling transfers.
Waihi Waterlily Gardens
Seven hectares of ponds, peacocks and pretty things, 7km southwest of Waihi. There’s a cafe on-site.
Based in Waihi, Bularangi Motorbikes offers Harley Davidson rentals and one- to 21-day guided tours throughout the country.
Funky, licensed and right by the beach, Flatwhite has a lively brunch menu and serves decent pizzas.
Lonely Planet review
Waihi Beach’s coolest chow-down spot, serving sophisticated, substantial mains.