Mussel Bed Boutique B&B Cooks Beach
  • Cooks Beach
  • Cathedral Cove
  • Hoho Rock - Cathedral Cove
  • Cathedral Cove Sea Kayaking
  • Ocean Leopard Tours
  • Cooks Beach
  • Shakespeare's Cliff
  • Front Beach
  • View towards Whitianga

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Location & Activities

            Things to do during your stay with us:

  • Kayak Cooks Stream from our jetty and enjoy the natural bird habitat, exploring caves and walking on gorgeous Lonely Bay. We have kayaks for your use at Mussel Bed.

  • Sample an antipasto platter and the wines from our local Cooks Beach vineyard

  • Don't miss "Go Vino" Bar & Restaurant in Cooks Beach Shops - a 5 min walk from Mussel Bed. Go Vino specialises in Tapas and Wine.

  • Sample mouthwatering local seafood. Try Mussel Bed's delicious mussel fritters! Eggsentric Café is our famous local restaurant and café - only a few mins drive from Mussel Bed. For madcap fun & wonderful food

  • Visit "Cathedral Cove Macadamias" on the way to Hahei. Brian & Sue will enjoy showing you through their orchard & shop.

  • Take a guided kayaking trip to Cathedral Cove and explore the marine reserve's caves, coves and islands.

  • At low tide, dig your own spa at Hot Water Beach.

  • Take a scenic boat trip to Cathedral Cove where a massive natural rock arch frames the white sand and the clear water of the Pacific. Highly recommended professional Tour.

  • On the way to Cathedral Cove, stop at the Gemstone Bay to do the underwater snorkel trail, or dive with the professionals and with Cathedral Cove Dive & Snorkel.

  • Play a round or two of golf at one of the nearby golf courses (Purangi Country Golf Club, Whitianga or the new Lakes Resort Golf Club).

  • Cycle on our quiet country roads.

  • Visit "Mokos" Artspace in Hot Water Beach and enjoy delicious homemade fare & great coffee at "Hot Waves Café".

  • Stop off at Colenso Café on SH25 Whenuakite - a country herbal café & shop.

  • Take the kids to "Combat Zone" for kids quads, target shooting, archery & trench warfare!
  • NZ Quad Bike Adventures - 2 hrs of full on quad bike adventuring in all weather conditions

  • What do you do on a wet day or do you just want to take home something very special? Learn how to create your own personal bone carving at Bay Carving
  • Fishing Charters - we can recommend Infinity Charters, Waters Edge Charters or the beautiful "Escapade II" for that special day out.

  • Join Damian & Sharon of Johansen & Wincorp Adventures for an insight into the Coromandel's history. Walk through the rainforests and alongside the coast or take a guided walk into the rainforest to see glow worms, native flora and fauna and learn about Maori medicines.

  • Visit the 309 kauri trees on the 309 Road, some of the finest kauri tree specimens in the area.

  • Explore arts and crafts in the region by using the arts and crafts trail available from the Coromandel Town I-site centre.


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Kayak Cooks Stream from our jetty.

Go Vino

Sample fresh local food...

Lobely bay Vineyard
...and great local wines.

Ocean Leopard Tours

See Cathedral Cove onboard Ocean Leopard Tours

Escapade II

Go on a Fishing Charter.


Visit one of the many local art & craft galleries.

Kauri Trees
Visit the Kauri Trees on the 309 Road

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Your Hosts: Chris & Paul Hopkins
892 Purangi Road, Cooks Beach New Zealand
Phone: 0064 (07) 866 5786
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