What You Need To Know Before Visiting

To make sure you get the best out of your adventures in The Coromandel we've teamed up with some local characters to give you the low-down.

Please be sure to check out all our tips before heading over and help take care of our beautiful backyard. Remember to take your time, and enjoy this incredible place we call home.

Travel Tips

The Pinnacles

The Coromandel Forest Park is now protected as part of the conservation estate. Remember to follow these local tips to help preserve this great walk for future generations.
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Hot Water Beach

Hot Water Beach is great anytime of year, in any weather. Visiting at low tide is important as are these local travel tips.
Coastal Walkway Travel Tips

Coastal Walkway

The beautiful trail traverses 10km of native forest, remote farmland and rugged northern coastline. This easy grade walk is 3 hours one-way, but it's a full day tour with shuttle included. A must-do travel experience that can be enjoyed all year.
Hauraki Rail Trail Travel Tips

Hauraki Rail Trail

Enjoy one of New Zealand’s best cycle trails with these local travel tips. Starting in Kaiaua along the Shorebird Coast the Rail Trail can take up to 5 days. Or mix it up with these local tips on a leisurely holiday in The Coromandel.
Karangahake Gorge Travel Tips

Karangahake Gorge

The Karangahake Gorge is another spectacular natural attraction based in The Coromandel. This #nzmustdo attracts walkers, cyclists, explorers and travellers from all around the world. Remember to follow these travel tips to make the most of your New Zeala
New Chum Travel Tips

New Chum

Consistently voted one of New Zealand’s best beaches, follow these local travel tips to experience remote Wainuiototo Bay and help preserve its pristine state.
Shorebird Coast

Shorebird Coast

The Shorebird Coast is a hidden gem that is home to protected species of migratory birds. Discover this ecosystem and wildlife and understand why we need to protect this natural habitat. Find out why this amazing coastline is a ‘must do’ while visiting Th
Whenuakura Wildlife Sanctuary

Whenuakura Wildlife Sanctuary

Once home to New Zealand’s endangered Tuatara, this intiguing place, also known as Donut Island, is only accessible under local rules to help preserve this natural beauty.