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Coromandel Peninsula Tours

Whitianga & Whangamata  ::  Southern Coromandel  ::  Coromandel Town

Framed by native Pohutukawa trees on the western side, beautiful white sandy beaches on the east, and divided by ranges cloaked in native rainforest, the Coromandel’s 400 km coastline offers a truly distinctive blend of experiences. With a range of trails to explore, from short coastal walkways to multi-day treks, the region offers delights at every turn. Experience amazing marine reserve seascapes, Visit an artist’s studio. Reflect on the heritage of a region first discovered by the two great navigators, Kupe and Cook.


Experience the Coromandel Peninsula Region

  • Misty rainforests
  • Pristine golden beaches
  • Pohutukawa coastlines
  • Hot water sands
  • Hundreds of natural hideaways


You´ll ❤️ these great things to see & do…

  • Hot Water Beach
  • Walk to the Pinnacles
  • Track New Zealand’s history at the local museum
  • Eat juicy scallops
  • Laze around in the sun!

Location: Less than two hours from the Auckland International Airport journey via the idyllic Seabird Coast through the Hauraki Plains and onto The Coromandel Peninsula Alternatively catch a ferry from Auckland to Coromandel Town, or fly direct into Whitianga, For a taste- of real New Zealand relax and enjoy this paradise that the locals call home, They’ll help you understand why The Coromandel is good for your soul.

 Useful Coromandel Peninsula Resources


Coromandel is a renowned destination in New Zealand for sun and sea lovers. The North Island is home to stunning beaches with golden sand and pristine waters, making it an ideal budget holiday destination. Waikawau Bay, one of the many beaches in the Coromandel Peninsula, is a glorious locale created by nature for lazing on the beach, hiking nature trails, or admiring the scenic terrain. Thermal baths offer a chance to soak in hot water before indulging in the cool waters of the bay.

Coromandel is the ultimate New Zealand holiday destination with a wide range of lodging accommodations and restaurants catering to the exquisite tastes of tourists from all over the world. The hospitable Maoris and other locals offer a comprehensive Coromandel tour for a lifetime experience.

The spectacular Coromandel Peninsula enables you to experience the freedom of New Zealand, and the beautiful combination of coastline has created some of the world’s finest motorcycling roads. Coromandel makes a holiday an adventure to remember.

The Best Tours & Day Trips from/in Coromandel New Zealand

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Driving Creek Railway Tour

[wonderplugin_gallery id="76"] The 1 hour 15-minute trip on the innovatively designed trains takes you through replanted native kauri forest and includes 2 spirals, 3 short tunnels, 5 reversing points and several large viaducts as it climbs up to the mountain-top terminus. Called the Eyefull Tower, this handsome new building offers great panoramic views out over the island-studded Hauraki Gulf with the forested valley and mountains behind. Getting here – From Thames, take highway 25 to Coromandel. Driving Creek Railway is on Driving Creek Road 3km past the township. Train Timetable 10:15am & 2pm daily throughout the year over the summer period, additional trains run at 11:30am, 12:45pm, 3:15pm and 4:30pm. extra trains may be available at 11:30am, 12:45pm, and 3:15pm throughout the rest of the year for groups of more than 5 adults. The Driving Creek Railway tour is a family-friendly and all-weather activity. FavoriteLoadingAdd to Wishlist
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Driving Creek Railway Tours

  Driving Creek Railway Tours: Tucked away in the heart of the Coromandel Forest, Driving Creek Railway is the steepest and New Zealand’s only narrow-gauge mountain railway. Climb aboard for a captivating one-hour railway journey and be inspired by the story of one man’s lifetime passion. Your train driver will entertain you with the story of how this amazing place came to be, as your tram winds its way up to the EyeFull Tower lookout and enjoy spectacular views over the harbor. Travel through a native forest of regenerating kauri, rimu and ferns, over large viaducts and through tunnels. Spy hidden gems along the way, unique pottery sculptures and artworks. This is much more than a railway journey. COROMANDEL & BAY OF PLENTY....
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