Category: Coromandel

The long, humped, misty blue line of the Coromandel Range on the eastern horizon, may seem unprepossessing at a distance. But to many outdoor lovers it signifies red-letter days in the sun, coastal views to sigh for and balmy evenings around the barbecue and wine cask.

Karangahake Gorge

Pack a picnic lunch and head out to the most popular gorge in the North…

Waihi

Drive through the picturesque Karangahake Gorge and you will come across a peaceful town nestled…

Whangamata

For most of the year the peaceful east coast town of Whangamata is a magical…

Tairua – Pauanui

Two sister towns on the Coromandel Peninsula’s blessed east coast, share a protected harbour and…

Whitianga

To say Whitianga, in marvellous Mercury Bay, is a popular seaside holiday resort, is an…

Colville

Drive over the lush green hills from old Coromandel Town and you soon arrive at…

Coromandel Town

There’s a lot to be said for hopping off the city treadmill and adjusting to…

Thames

The gateway to the Coromandel Peninsula, Thames, is a pleasant provincial town of 8,000 people.

Paeroa

Paeroa was a thriving port before the vast Hauraki Plains were drained and converted to…

Coromandel Peninsula

The long, humped, misty blue line of the Coromandel Range on the eastern horizon, may…