The Coromandel Peninsula is located on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, one of the most popular destinations of the country. It’s well known for its 248 miles (400 km) of white sand beaches, mystical forests and as an unspoiled and relax destination.

Things to do in Coromandel

There is no shortage of exciting and memorable activities to indulge in while exploring the beautiful region of Coromandel. From breathtaking natural wonders to cultural experiences, here are some of the top things to do in Coromandel


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Walking Tracks

Coromandel has plenty of walking tracks, highlighting the Coastal Walk, a scenic trail that winds along the stunning coastline, offering magnificent views of the ocean and rugged landscapes. The walkway encompasses various tracks, including the Pinnacles Walk, providing hikers with a range of options to suit different fitness levels and timeframes.

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Enjoy the nature of the Whenuakura Wildlife Sanctuary, a 40ft high cave, surrounded by beautiful beaches. Located on the Whenuakura island (best known as the Donut island), one of New Zealand’s most beautiful coastal attractions.

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Hot Water Beach

The are many beaches in Coromandel, but nothing like the hot water beach; made of natural springs, emerging through the sand in the form of a naturally heated mineral water. Dig a hole and relax in your own spa while looking at the pacific ocean.

One of the most picturesque spots in the island. An area filled with natural archways and caverns; where you have an exotic tunnel separating two beautiful sand beaches. Take a scenic walk through native bush and be rewarded with breathtaking views. Nearby, experience the unique phenomenon of Hot Water Beach, where you can dig your own hot pools in the sand and soak in geothermal waters.

Hauraki Rail Trail

A cycle trail offering scenic views of the Hauraki plains, the Wairere Falls, the Firth Tower and some gold mining relics. Located south of Auckland and north of Tauranga, the Rail Trail is split into five sections.

Lost Spring Geothermal Spa

These thermal waters are surrounded by tropical plants and waterfalls, ideal to relax in the geo-thermal pools.

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Coromandel Town

Colonial history lives in this place. A colonial gold rush settlement in its beginnings, Coromandel Town is characterized by its victorian architecture, natural beauties and beaches.

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Thames used to be a mining town. Nowadays, mines cease to exist, but the historic vibe of the city remains, offering tourists with a cultural experience like no other.