This place is known for the best fish and chips in New Zealand, It is a hour away from Auckland take a left at Drury and then follow the rd. Once you get there you can swim, dig for kaimoana, and fish, talk, rest camp… a pure kiwi icon.
Directions from Rotorua to Miranda Holiday Park:
After 80 m, go right onto Malfroy Rd
After 0.5 km, go left onto Ford Rd
After 1 km, go right onto Sunset Rd
After 1.3 km, go left onto SH 5
After 0.4 km go into roundabout, take exit 2 onto SH 5
After 40.8 km, go right onto SH 28
After 10.7 km, go straight onto Te Poi Sth Rd
After 3.8 km, go straight onto Te Poi Rd
After 2.5 km, go straight onto SH 24
After 6.9 km go into roundabout, take exit 2 onto SH 24
After 0.8 km go into roundabout, take exit 2 onto SH 24
After 0.2 km go into roundabout, take exit 3 onto SH 27
After 27.7 km, go right onto SH 26
After 38 m, go left onto SH 27
After 45 km, go straight onto SH 2
After 1.4 km, go right onto Coxhead Rd
After 1.8 km, go right onto SH 25
After 4.3 km, go left onto Front Miranda Rd
Continue along Front Miranda Rd. On your left is Miranda Holiday Park.
Total Travel Time Approximately 1hour 50 minutes
Day Trips & Attractions Around Miranda
Take a day trip and come back for a hot swin at the end of the day…
Miranda Shore Bird Centre: Bird watching, 5 minutes drive on the Seabird Coast.
Miranda Organic Orchards: Organic fruit and juices.
Miranda Hot Springs: Right next door is the largest Thermal Pool in the Southern Hemisphere. Guests that stay at Miranda Holiday Park are entitled to discount tickets.
High Valley Horse Treks: Horse riding on a bush lined farm; situated on Miranda Road, book at camp office.
Boating and Beach Access: All weather boat ramp.
Bayview Hotel: Meals, drinks and entertainment.
Kaiaua Fisheries: Award winning meals and takeaways.
Maori War Canoe: WAKA can be viewed at the local Marae.
Mangatangi Dam: Largest earth dam in the Southern Hemisphere, bush walks and trout fishing (permit required for fishing).
Waharau Regional Park: Tramping, mountain biking and light bush walks, BBQs.
Dragon’s Nest Pottery: A fine selection of unique hand made crafts, Dragons a speciality.
Tapapakanga Regional Park: Walks, mountain biking, hiking, beach setting, BBQs and view an old Kauri homestead.
Country Store: Selection of antiques and collectables.
Maramarua Golf Club: 20 minutes drive from us, beautifully kept greens.
Antiques and Curios: A wide selection of antiques.
Copper Kettle: Renowned for its extensive selection and efficient friendly service, Ngatea’s award winning ‘Copper Kettle’ is open seven days.
Ngatea Water Gardens: Uniquely designed 5 acre water gardens with a wide variety of plants and water features.
Hauraki Golf Club: Off State Highway 2, 15 minutes drive from us.
Shopping: Goldfields Shopping Mall and Pak ’n Save Supermarket, and Main Street shopping for all your needs. Saturday morning market.
Cinema: Multiplex Cinemas Main Street.
Thames Goldmine & Stamper Battery: Victoria Street Tour through an old mine and watch the machinery operating.
Thames School of Mines
Nationally significant as a rare and best example of a School of Mines still open to the public.
Butterfly & Orchid Garden: Tropical Butterfly paradise, spot the tree frogs, while butterflies and finches fly freely around you. (Closed August)
Kauaeranga Valley: Rugged bush scenery, clear walking tracks, swimming holes and picnic stops make this a popular trek up to the Pinnacles or Table Mountain.
Set in beautifully landscaped grounds, Miranda Holiday Park offers a range of sites and self-catering accommodation to suit all budgets and needs.
Handy to Miranda Bird Life Reserve, golf and fishing.