Coromandel Day Tour

from/per person $370
  • Walking/Hiking

Cathedral Cove in Coromandel peninsula on day tour
Coromandel township on coromandel peninsula
hot water beach on coromandel tour
driving creek railway on our coromandel peninsula tour
Large Kauri tree on bush and beach Coromandel day tour

Coromandel Day Tour

Experience the Coromandel Peninsula, a favourite holiday destination for many New Zealanders. This Coromandel tour from Auckland includes the famous Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove and showcases amazing landscapes consisting of a mountainous, forest-covered backbone, with the Pacific Ocean on the east, and the sheltered bays of the Hauraki Gulf on the west. Spend the day in this unique area steeped in history associated with kauri tree logging and gold mining and stunning coastlines.

A 90-minute drive south-east of Auckland is Thames, from where the spectacular western coast road leads you to Coromandel township where renowned New Zealand potter, Barry Brickell had his studio. Visit Driving Creek Railway and ride his personally designed and built mountain railway through the rugged landscape.

Your next stop is for a quiet stroll in the pristine forest to view some of the magnificent kauri trees which once covered the Coromandel Peninsula.

Your Coromandel tour continues across the mountain divide and descends towards the east coast beaches where you stop for a delicious cafe 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 which means the walk back is uphill. A moderate walking ability is required.

This Coromandel Day Tour is packed with things to do.

“Most wonderful guide and very relaxing day. Trek down to Cathedral Cove is a must” Viator review 2016

Tour code BB5 – From $370 per adult

Tour includes:

  • Driving Creek Railway
  • Kauri trees
  • Cafe-style lunch
  • Hot Water Beach (**)
  • Cathedral Cove (*)
  • Pick up and drop off at inner city accommodation

* moderate level of walking ability required
** access to Hot Water Beach is tide dependent

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$370 NZD
$185 NZD
12 hours
7.00am
7.00pm
Approx. 13,000

Note – a minimum of 2 people are required for this tour to run

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