Getting to Whangamata

Well of course you could follow the yellow brick road as all roads lead to Whangamata for the Beach Hop! 
If you are traveling from Australia then we recommend you fly into either Hamilton or Auckland. Both cities are a comfortable 2 hour drive from Whangamata.

United Campervans have a HOT deal for Beach Hop entrants. They have a range to choose from including vans with a toilet & shower. Book yours now by

If you are traveling from within New Zealand and coming from the South, then the best route is to aim for Taupo, then Matamata, Te Aroha, Paeroa, Waihi, and then 30km on to Whangamata. Alternatively you could go Taupo, Rotorua, Tauranga and Waihi. Heading from the north you should point your nose towards Thames however once you go across the infamous Kopu bridge turn right and head over the spectacular Kopu-Hikuai road. Don’t miss the turn-off at Hikuai – turn right and hop on over the hill to Beach Hop at Whangamata.

The special Interislander online rate of 10% off the best available online fare is available to entrants.

Valid for travel 18 MAR-1 APR & 8-11 APR 2015 inclusive. ( Easter closeout )

Normal fare conditions of the fare type you choose apply.
e.g. Easy Change 100% refundable,Saver Change 50% refundable and Websaver non refundable.

At check in one person on the booking will be required to show their " Repco Beach Hop 15 " plastic swing tag that the organisers will send out to entrants before the event.

Remember to upgrade to the Premium lounge for extra comfort

To book please go online at and simply insert “XBHW1” in the promocode field on the “Payment details”  page and click “enter” as this will apply your discount.

No allocation has been arranged and entrants will be booked on a first come first served basis. It will be in entrants interests to book early and secure bookings.

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