Coromandel Day Tour

Experience Coromandel Peninsula, a favourite holiday destination for many New Zealanders. Its amazing landscape consists of a mountainous, forest-covered backbone, with the Pacific Ocean on the east, and the sheltered bays and coves of the Hauraki Gulf on the west. Spend the day in this unique area steeped in history associated with Kauri logging and gold mining and stunning coastlines.

Coromandel Day Tour

A 90-minute drive South-East of Auckland is Coromandel's main town, Thames, where we take a short break. Then the spectacular Western Coast road leads us to Coromandel township where renowned New Zealand potter, Barry Brickell has his studio. Ride his own designed and built mountain railway system on a memorable journey through the rugged landscape.

Our next stop is for a quiet stroll in the pristine rainforest to view some of the magnificent Kauri trees which once covered the Coromandel Peninsula.

The journey continues across the mountain divide and descends towards the East Coast beaches where we stop for lunch. Visit Hot Water Beach where you can dig your own hot tub right beside the lapping waves. A short drive away is Cathedral Cove, where the Pacific Ocean washes through a natural arch onto a white sandy beach backed by white cliffs. This stunning location was used for the filming of The Chronicles of Nania: Prince Caspian. There is a half hour downhill walk to the beach from here which means of course the walk back is uphill!

Our journey home to Auckland heads back over the hills by a different route.
Tour Type: Activity
From: Auckland to Auckland
Departs: Daily
Duration: Full day
Tour Code: DAKL11

Regions Visited

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Auckland, Coromandel

Tour Inclusions

  • Driving Creek Railway
  • Kauri trees
  • Lunch from local cafe
  • Hot Water Beach
  • Cathedral Cove


Season Adult Child  
1 October 2020 - 30 September 2021 $395 NZD $198 NZD Enquire / Book
Departure: Tour departs at 7.00am.

Children: Child age is 2 - 11 years.

Additional notes:
  • Moderate level of walking ability required and shoes with a good grip are advised
  • Access to Hot Water Beach is tide dependent
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