Issued 28th Jan 2023 and as at 7th Feb 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 also closed. Please take care in and around the region and keep up to date through the following agencies. Driving times and routes can be found here.
Enjoy an entertaining and informative 1.5 hours of gold panning with Geologist and gold-mining historian, Ash Franklyn. Ash will lead you into a safe and fun creekside panning experience where you'll learn how to discover gold and hear about the incredible gold mining history of Coromandel, specifically Coromandel Town. Tours operate daily at set times, but private arrangement can be made. Minimum 2 adults per tour.
Our two walking tours are the Talk of the Town walking tour and a guided tour of the museum. Hear some of the fascinating stories of what took place in Coromandel Town!
All tour options are family friendly. Reservations are required in advance.
84 Whangapoua Road