Hot Water Beach, New Zealand
Hot Water Beach
This Coromandel Peninsula Beach is famous for its volcanic heated water springs. A truly unique Kiwi experience that every New Zealander should experience at least once in their lifetime.
Cathedral Cove, New Zealand
Beautiful Walk & Beach Access.
Accessible only on foot, boat or kayak, famous Cathedral Cove is one of the “must visit” sites on The Coromandel.
There are several scenic tracks on land adjacent to the reserve, including the 2hr return walk to Cathedral Cove track, which gives access to Gemstone Bay, Mares Leg and Cathedral Cove.
The Pinnacles, Coromandel Forest Park, New Zealand
This popular walk leads to Pinnacles Hut, and on to the summit of the Pinnacles with spectacular views of the Coromandel Peninsula. It can be completed as a day or overnight walk.
The Lost Spring Cook Drive, Whitianga, New Zealand
The Lost Spring
Relax in the geo-thermal pools, be pampered in the tree top day spa or dine in their restaurant, the options are endless here at The Lost Spring, Whitianga.
380 Driving Creek Road, Coromandel 3506, New Zealand
Coromandel Zipline Tours
Glide through the forest on this unique zipline canopy tour and experience Coromandel’s breath-taking native forest from all levels, as you fly above the trees and walk beneath the ferns.
Tararu Road, Thames, New Zealand
A guided tour takes you through an operational 19th century Stamper Battery and into one of the richest goldmines of the time.
A self-guided tour allows you to explore the photographic museum, view a video presentation, discover mining relics and see steam-powered machines.
You can also try your luck at gold panning!
Coromandel Town Carpark, Coromandel, New Zealand
The Waterworks is a theme park with a difference. Set in 5 acres of native Coromandel Bush and just 10 minutes from Coromandel Town is an array of water powered inventions, quirky contraptions and fun to discover at every turn. From a swimming hole, a swing and a playground has been developed into the Wackest, Quirkiest and Funest eco friendly theme park in New Zealand.
Rapaura Watergardens Tapu Coroglen Road, Thames, New Zealand
Rapaura Water Gardens
Rapaura is a 64-acre private estate nestled in the midst of the Coromandel Forest Park.
380 Driving Creek Road, Coromandel, New Zealand
Driving Creek Railway
One hour return scenic train ride on a narrow gauge mountain railway through native forest. Unique pottery sculptures & tiles line the track. Unlike most other tourist railways, this railway is newly built rather than being an old line that has been restored. Enjoy panoramic views from the Eyefull tower lookout.
Hahei Beach Hahei Beach Road, Hahei, New Zealand
Cathedral Cove Kayak Tour
Paddle through amazing sea caves, explore offshore islands in the marine reserve and try kayak sailing with the wind on your back. All of this topped off with cappuccinos and cookies at Cathedral Cove. One of the best Kayak adventures New Zealand has to offer.
Hahei Beach Hahei Beach Road, Hahei, New Zealand
The Hahei Explorer is an hour long, travels up to 14kms, and takes the visitor into coastal islands of the marine reserve, reefs, massive sea caves and bays, including the world famous Cathedral Cove.
The magnificence of this natural volcanic scenery is legendary and the approach by sea, combined with an insightful yet relaxed commentary further enhances the experience. Seating only ten passengers, this personalised tour caters for all age groups.
995 Kauaeranga Valley Road, Coromandel Forest Park, New Zealand
Canyonz Adventure Company
New Zealands ultimate canyoning adventure. Perhaps the biggest, most exciting and challenging adventure activity in New Zealand. Located near Thames in the dramatic Kauaeranga valley on the Coromandel Peninsula. It is an adventure of a lifetime and is something unforgettable.
The Esplanade, Whitianga, New Zealand
Glass Bottom Boat
If you're looking for things to do in Whitianga, you can't go past the Glass Bottom Boat. Enjoy stunning volcanic scenery, including Cathedral Cove, towing rock pinnacles and sea caves. Then look through the glass panels to explore an underwater world rich in marine life.
Hauraki Rail Trail State Highway 2, Waikino, New Zealand
Hauraki Rail Trail
The Hauraki Rail Trail is one of the easiest trails in the country to cycle, with the 160 km track made up of 5 sections. This allows for a range of scenic day rides to comfortable 3 to 5 day tour rides. The trail offers some of the best scenery New Zealand has to offer. From the shorebird Coast, through lush green waikato farm lands, to areas rich in pioneering history, the Hauraki Rail Trail has a ride for you.
Mana Retreat Centre, Manaia, New Zealand
Mana Retreat Centre
With over 30 years of experience, they have been holding space for group retreats, workshops and professional development trainings. To experience mind-body education, spiritual exploration and renewal. through yoga and meditation.
New Chums Beach, North End, Whangapoua, New Zealand
New Chum Beach
A little hidden gem which has been voted as one of the world's top 10 beaches. This stunning stretch of golden sand is fringed by pohutukawa nad native forest, a must see while in the area!
Pauanui, New Zealand
One of the most popular locations to visit on The Coromandel. A short drive from Thames allowing you to enjoy the stunning beach for the day. If you are feeling adventurous, The Pauanui Summit Track is a great trail which has incredible views looking back down over Pauanui Beach.
Whangamata, New Zealand
Whangamata is a beautiful small beach town, located just an hour away from Thames. Known for their stunning beach and surfing. A perfect day out for a walk along the beach and lunch at a local cafe.
240 Rahu Road, Karangahake, New Zealand
Bullswool Heritage Farm
Explore NZ's most interesting and unique working farm. Home to three generations of our family, the farm has a diverse and interesting array of rarebreed farm animals, working farm museums and an award-winning Native Bird Reserve. There is so much to see, do, explore and learn about! The Farm offers an authentic taste of Kiwi farm life, and is one of New Zealand's most beloved and iconic rural experiences.