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 TH2 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.
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.
Today, a visit to Thames School of Mines opens the book on early New Zealand history, starting with the chief Te Apurangi whose descendants lie in the sacred urupā. The original education buildings look (and smell!) much the same as they did in the past, and feature authentic period equipment and laboratories. The Mineralogical Museum holds one of the best collections in the Southern Hemisphere, with more than 3000 specimens which include fossils from both New Zealand and abroad.
Guided tours bring this special site to life with captivating stories about the Hauraki area’s people and places. A few minutes’ walk from the centre of town, the Thames School of Mines is also an excellent venue for school or group tours, and a great place to start your exploration of the Thames and other historic Hauraki gold fields.
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.
A warm welcome awaits you at our award winning holiday park. We are the closest park to town, just 400mtrs to restaurants, shops and easy walk to wharf and swimming beach. We can give you all the advice you need to make the most of your holiday in Mercury Bay and the Coromandel. <br><br> Our facilities include seasonal outdoor swimming pool, children's play area, BBQs and dining areas, clean communal kitchens/laundries and ablutions, wireless internet, TV room, guest phone <br><br> We have a bed for every budget! From extra large campsites for bigger tents, mobile homes and buses as well as fully equipped kitchen cabins and caravans to self-contained cabins, family sized motel units and chalets. Welcome to our place - make yourself at home.Visit Mercury Bay Holiday Park
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.<br><br> 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!<br><br> Fishing facilities include:<br><br> - Plenty of boat parking (by arrangement).<br><br> - Undercover fish cleaning and filleting area.<br><br> - Fishing charter booking service.<br><br> - Group charter and Package options available.<br><br> Best fishing spots and advice (available upon bribe!)Visit Tide Water Motel & Tourist Park
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