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.
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Backed by thl and their combined decades of experience in the tourism and motorhome industry, Mighway allows you to rent your vehicle to discerning travellers so you can earn money and share the experience. Mighway offers two levels of service to best suit your needs, Mighway's Local and Managed services. Simply choose your level of service - whether it's the hands-on Local service, or hands-off Managed - and we'll take good care of the rest.LEARN MORE
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.
As a place where kiwis holiday, The Coromandel’s iconic coastline reveals hundreds of natural hideaways. Imagine 400km of coastline surrounding a mountain-range cloaked in sub-tropical forest. Endless golden beaches and hidden bays to enjoy. Walking tracks and cycle trails to explore. All just one hour down the road from New Zealand’s largest airport and city. Charming old world towns and intriguing relics in the rugged hills connect you to the past and its people. Inspiring landscapes attract many talented artists, whose studios and workshops are hidden in the green valleys. Creativity and originality abound, making this the ideal place to recharge your senses. Get away from it all and find out why The Coromandel is good for your soul
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.
The Treasury is well-named. It will provide safe storage for the records and stories of the people of the old goldfields region - Thames, Coromandel, Tokatea, Kuaotunu, Whitianga, Tairua, Whangamata, Waihi, Waikino, Karangahake, Paeroa, Te Aroha, and the Hauraki Plains. Finding the stories about your early family is very rewarding. We will make this as interesting and as easy as we can for you. Our collection includes books, photos, maps, plans, letters, certificates, genealogies, oral histories, Commemoration Pages, the Pioneer Family Register. We will provide indexes to help make your research quicker. A research officer will answer enquiries for you if you are unable to visit us.
Located only 100m from our famous white sandy beaches, and local shops and cafes.
Whangamata Motor camp is a popular spot for Families, Surfers and Holiday makers.We welcome Tents, Camper Vans, Caravans and offer Cabins sleeping from 4 to 6 people.
Prices are seasonal, contact the office if booking in advance.
Tidewater is a top Holiday Park, Motel and Hostel. It is a fabulous place to relax and base yourself for your Coromandel experience, with well-appointed accommodation options for a range of budgets. For those looking for a Holiday Park we have camping options with nice views of the Harbour. For the Motel traveller we have well appointed Motel Units for couples and families. For the Backpackers we have comfortable Hostel Beds with clean shared facilities.
Situated just a 2-minute walk to the centre of Coromandel Town for shops, bars and local eateries. Coromandel Town is the hub for the Peninsula's fishing and Tidewater is the home of the keenest fisherman around!
Fishing facilities include:
- Plenty of boat parking (by arrangement).
- Undercover fish cleaning and filleting area.
- Fishing charter booking service.
- Group charter and Package options available.
Best fishing spots and advice (available upon bribe!)
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