Moko Artspace

Coromandel Peninsula

Near Hot Water Beach, Moko is full of beautiful things – art, sculpture, jewellery – with a modern Pasifika/Māori bent.

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Nearby Coromandel Peninsula attractions

1. Hahei Beach


Long, lovely Hahei Beach is made more magical by the view to the craggy islands in the distance. From the southern end of Hahei Beach, it’s a 15-minute…

2. Cathedral Cove

4.53 MILES

Beautiful Cathedral Cove, with its famous gigantic stone arch and natural waterfall shower, is best enjoyed early or late in the day – avoiding the worst…

3. Shakespeare Cliff Lookout


Shakespeare Cliff Lookout has excellent views over the ocean and Cooks Beach. It’s accessed across the harbour from Ferry Landing.

4. Mercury Bay Museum

7.51 MILES

A small but interesting museum focusing on local history – especially Whitianga’s most famous visitors, Kupe and Cook.

5. Lost Spring

7.91 MILES

This expensive but intriguing Disney-meets-Polynesia thermal complex comprises a series of hot pools in a lush jungle-like setting complete with an…

6. Paaku

8.15 MILES

Around seven million years ago Paaku was a volcanic island, but now it forms the northern head of Tairua’s harbour. Ngāti Hei had a pā here before being…

7. Broken Hills Gold-Mine Workings

15.19 MILES

Located 12km south of Tairua is the turn-off to Puketui Valley and the historic Broken Hills gold-mine workings, which are 8km from the main road along a…

8. Waterworks

16.57 MILES

The Waterworks, 5km east along the 309 Rd from SH25, is a wonderfully bizarre park filled with whimsical water-powered amusements made from old kitchen…