Take it Easy in the Northern Coromandel by hiking high up into the hills, deep into Kauri groves and down to the sea with some of the region’s most picturesque trails such as the Coromandel Kauri Block, New Chum Beach and Matamataharakeke Trail at Waikawau Bay. Both mountain bikers and hikers will enjoy the magnificent Coromandel Coastal Walkway, and breathe in that good for your soul feeling it provides.
Enjoy the variety and ease of exploring Mercury Bay and beyond by bike or on foot. Home to Whitianga Bike Park, Shakespeare Cliff, Matarangi Bluff and more, there are plenty of options that can easily be connected and done in a day.
In the South-Eastern Coromandel, experience the region’s mining history up close by pedaling or hiking through old relics and remnants of the area’s bygone era. Hike through Broken Hills at Puketui Valley, Wentworth Valley near Whangamata, and the stunning Karangahake Gorge for a good for your soul wander through the changing nature of time.
In Thames and surrounding areas, riders of all ages and abilities can enjoy trips from town to town, pedaling any section of the 197km Hauraki Rail Trail at your own pace, with plenty of stops for culture and cuisine along the way. For experienced riders, pedal your way up proud mountain ranges in Thames, Whangamata and Kauaeranga Valley that reward with breathtaking panoramas and thrilling downhill singletrack you will not forget in a hurry.
The biking and hiking trails throughout The Coromandel are there to be enjoyed by everyone. Experience new challenges, new views, new valleys and vistas. Take it easy on The Coromandel by taking your foot off the gas, and soaking up our glorious sights on foot or by bike. You’ll be glad you did.