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.
The Department of Conservation's newest development in Coromandel Town is The Kauri Block. It offers walkers a fantastic panorama of land and sea with a taste of Maori and Pakeha heritage.
Time: Two hours at a gentle pace, including the walk back to the car along Long Bay Road.