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Whitianga , New Zealand
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Buffalo Beach stretches along Mercury Bay, north of Whitianga Harbour. A five-minute passenger ferry ride will take you across the harbour to Whitianga Rock Scenic & Historical Reserve, Flaxmill Bay, Shakespeare Cliff Lookout , Lonely Bay, Cooks Beach and Captain Cook’s Memorial , all within walking distance. Further afield are Hahei Beach (13km), Cathedral Cove (15km) and Hot Water Beach (18km, one hour by bike).