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Beach Hop Mar 2018

Beach Hop  Mar 2018
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The Beach Hop is New Zealand’s number 1 Nostalgia Festival that celebrates the best of the 50’s & 60’s - Rock and Roll, Hot Rods, Classic Cars and Motorbikes.
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Based in the Coromandel beach resort town of Whangamata, which once a year comes to life to the sound of Rock and Roll music and V8 Engines!  Undoubtedly the largest event of its type in New Zealand with crowds expected in their tens of thousands.
 
The Beach hop hosts a wide range of events for all interests and tastes including the Grand Parade, Classic Car Show, Main Street Car Show, Auto Trade Swap Meet, a Retro Caravan Show, drive-in movies, a Burlesque show, a beauty show, bands, music and much, much more…

If you love classic American cars and Hot Rods this is an event not to be missed and happens during March every year. The next Beach Hop will be on from 21nd March to 25th of March 2018. 

One of the great things about Beach Hop is that it supports the local community and charities.  There is no entrance fee for spectators however you are encouraged to purchase an official programme or make a donation at the event.  If you wish to come with your classic car and participate in events such as the Thunder Cruise, Drive-in-Movie and Grand Parade. you will need to register at www.beachhop.co.nz.

Accommodation within Whangamata needs to be booked well in advance. Alternatively consider renting a camper van.  Camping facilities are available in Whangamata itself and if you wish to do some additional touring around New Zealand either before or after the Beach Hop then a camper van is a great option.  Motorsport Tours has access to some great deals so click here for options and prices.

 

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