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Scallops Galore - Whitianga way

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​​Whitianga Scallop Festival - A shucking good time!


When: Saturday 10 September 2016 , 10:00am - 16:30pm

Where: Whitianga Marina Reserve, The Esplenade, Whitianga


whitianga-scallops.jpgIf you love seafood and especially Scallops – this is an event you should not miss!

Whitianga Scallop Festival is one of the most popular seafood events in New Zealand - with over 60 food and wine stands.

Once there you will be tucking into scallop fritters, grilled crayfish, scallops sautéed in garlic butter or tempura scallops with dill, lime and coriander sauce, to name a few. The popular Fog Dog Beer Battered Scallop Kebabs are a must try as well!

Apart form the tasty food on offer there will also be live music, a classic photobooth and much more.

Make it a roadtrip

With our fantastic rates you can make a roadtrip out of it and visit a few other cool spots in the area. Check out the current specials here



Event location

The Whitianga Scallop Festival is held inside a purpose-built village of marquees over one day overlooking the picturesque Whitianga Harbour, with local venues and cafés staging a programme of events and theme nights leading upto the festival.

Discover more about this year's festival at:

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Whitianga Harbour

Whitianga is located on the Eastern side of The Coromandel Peninsula, 208kms from Auckland, 93km from Thames, 42 kms from Tairua.  Mercury Bay is the area of water that encompasses a spectacular coast flanked by islands.

Check for more information on Whitianga and the Coromandel!

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