Visit Coromandel Peninsula with Mighway

Hire a campervan in Coromandel Peninsula

Pickup in Auckland and take a quick drive to paradise. The summer playground for many New Zealanders, the Coromandel Pennisula is home to some of the countries most stunning beaches whilst being sprinkled with wonderful arts and crafts and artisan food and wines. We recommend at least a couple of days to explore the Coromandel region. Driving to Coromandel from Auckland makes for a truly scenic trip, and there's a wealth of activities in the region to explore. From beaches, to hiking, to cycling, to yet more fantastic beaches, Coromandel is a great place for a holiday trip. There are loads of campgrounds to stay in, many with spots right by the beach, so it's the perfect spot for a motorhome journey.

Campervan Hire Coromandel Peninsula

Phil's 2018 luxury motorhome
$200 / Day

Phil's 2018 luxury motorhome

Miranda, Waikato

Sleeps 2
Length 7.4m

To Good To Be True
$400 / Day

To Good To Be True

Te Puru, Waikato

Sleeps 2
Length 7m

Places to Visit near Coromandel Peninsula

Glass Bottom Boat Whitianga

The Glass Bottom Boat in Whitianga has been delivering quality scenic tours on the Coromandel Peninsula since 1992. The many years of operating has allowed us to fine tune our tour to provide an unforgettable experience.

Why choose us:

- Very highly ranked on Trip Adviser, voted #1 Coromandel Boat Tour and #2 Must Do boat activity in New Zealand.

- The only Coromandel Boat Tour to give you a window to the underwater life with the option to snorkel with what you see.

- Professional and friendly skippers and crew have extensive knowledge of the area and will provide you with a fun and exhilarating tour.

- The only boat with two crew to assist you during the tour (over the summer months).

- Our purpose built vessel is the optimum is passenger comfort and safety. Enjoy the comfort of our cabin keeping you protected from the sun or any weather conditions.

- The only vessel without designated seating, allowing you to get up and move around the boat as pleased.

- Our mammal watch permit allows us to get up close and personal with any dolphins, orcas or seals we come across during the tour.

- We care about our environment. We recycle, reuse and repurpose as much as possible. We use eco friendly products when possible and try very had to limit our waste.

The Lost Spring

Journey to Whitianga, New Zealand’s Geo-Thermal Ocean village. There you will discover The Lost Spring; a perfect retreat for you and your special someone. Come and indulge in an oasis outside the real world. Discover a paradise where our 16,000 year old mineral water springs from 667 meters below ground to emerge pure and sterile, soaking away the everyday.

Indulge in a rejuvenating spa treatment, losing yourself amongst the sound of flowing water and birdsong that fills the lush native bush surrounding you.

Enjoy all day dining in our historic school house restaurant, on our beach deck or poolside.

Mercury Bay Museum Whitianga

The Coromandel Peninsula's most visited museum with exhibits about the Polynesian navigator Kupe, Maori artifacts, the Endeavour and James Cook, HMS Buffalo (sunk 1840), kauri timber and gum, the old dairy factory in which the museum is housed, early settlers' records and photographic collection, natural history displays and the History of Fishing display.

Goldmine Experience

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.

Try your luck at gold panning!

On The Road: Coromandel

If you can't handle the jandal, head to The Coromandel. How do you like those sweet rhymes? Probably not as much as you'll like Tim's latest video from our On the Road series. Nestled away along the East Coast of North Island, the Coromandel region is the perfect Kiwi escape to kick back and unwind. Imagine yourself with a glass of bubbles on a white sandy beach.. Ahhh, bliss. So sit back and enjoy this short clip where intrepid host, Tim, shows you a little bit of what this stunning region has to offer, with some amazing sites along the way. We recommend you book a camper with Mighway and see for yourself. Don't forget to follow our series on YouTube for more great inspiration on regions to visit throughout New Zealand.

Campgrounds and Parks near Coromandel Peninsula

Danby Field

• A self-contained motorhome camping zone is located in the middle parking bay on the western side of the carpark at Danby Field (Queen Street SH25 in Thames) • This location will accommodate up to 15 self-contained motorhomes • Only self contained vehicles that can show they comply with NZS 5465:2001 will be permitted; • A maximum of two nights stay; site to be vacated by 9am • Persons must move at the request of an authorised officer

Visit Danby Field

Woollams Avenue Carpark

This is a new Thames-Coromandel District Council designated freedom campsite that came into effect from the 1st of December, 2014. Self contained vehicles (that can show they comply with NZS 5465:2001) can stay here for a maximum of two consecutive nights, departing no latter than 9am. 4 closely spaced carparks allocated for free camping at one end of the car park

Visit Woollams Avenue Carpark

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