Issued 28th Jan 2023 - The Coromandel has experienced a severe weather event, with a state of emergency declared on 3 Feb 2023. As a result, SH25a and the Tapu Coroglen roads have been closed.
Some local DOC campsites are closed, and Te Whatu Ora Waikato advises everyone to not use coastal beaches, lakes, rivers and streams until at least 48 hours following heavy rainfall due to potential bacterial contamination.
Please take care in and around the region and keep up to date through the following agencies.
Only tour combing high speed thrills, close-up wildlife & small caves.
Stop at Shakespeare's Cliff & Cathedral Cove, view inside Cooks Blowhole & Piokeke hole in the rock, view fish in marine reserve, Orua, Whale, Ice caves, the towers of Champagne Bay, an old Blowhole & hidden secrets. Option to Snorkel.
Esplande, Whitianga Wharf