The Mercury Group is situated east of Opito Bay and consists of seven islands positioned in Pacific waters.
Mercury Bay is a large V-shaped bay on the eastern coast of the Coromandel Peninsula on the North Island of New Zealand.It was named by the English navigator Captain James Cook during his exploratory expeditions. Sheltered bay, great anchorage, nice scallop bed, which is easily snorkelled, a few patches of reef, the odd stingray with goatfish & flatfish. Great Mercury Island is close to Mohi Mountain. The jewel in the crown of the Mercury group of islands with many renowned dive sites, beautiful sandy bays and now being pest free, the home of many native wildlife email@example.com +64-7 … The other six islands are Middle, Double, Koropuki, Red Mercury, Stanley and Green; these are all volcanic and nature reserves so are home to many of New Zealand's endangered bird and reptile species. Several long channels run out from the main rock. Home Bay – Western Great Mercury, 3-12m. Great Mercury Island Great Mercury Island is an island in New Zealand. Coromandel, Coromandel Peninsula Picture: Peachgrove Bay, Gt Mercury Is.- red(Pohutukawa),white(sand) & blue(ocean) NZ flag colours! Forgotten World Highway: While it’s only 150 Map of Great Mercury Island (Ahuahu), Opito Bay, Thames-coromandel, New Zealand with street names and local businesses. A dead rat has been found in a trap on Great Mercury Island, just over two years after the island was cleared of cats, rats, mice in a $1.5 million operation. It was first named Te-Whanganui-a-Hei, the great bay of Hei, by the Māori.. On 9 November 1769, Cook landed on the shores of the bay to observe a Transit of Mercury. North Island, New Zealand Picture: Rocky cove, Peachgrove Bay, Gt Mercury Island - Check out Tripadvisor members' 1,065 candid photos and videos. Great Mercury Island Great Mercury Island, Waikato, New Zealand ratings, photos, prices, expert advice, traveler reviews and tips, and more information from Condé Nast Traveler. Sail Rock – Top of Great Mercury Island, 0 -16m. The Great New Zealand Touring Route. The largest is Great Mercury Island, which is privately owned. Good flat country with weed covered boulders for crayfish.