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The Coromandel has many unique and interesting attractions, and some of you may prefer to add an alternative attraction to your tour. Below are just some of the top attractions on the Coromandel Peninsula

Thames Goldmine Experience Richest New Zealand goldmine of the time
An underground gold mine and stamp battery tour on Thames 19th century goldfield. 10am-4pm all summer.

Butterfly & Orchid Garden
Rapaura Watergardens
A little wonder world, full of the most beautiful butterflies and exotic flowers. Open 7 days, ideal for sunny and rainy days. Summer 10am- 4pm Winter 10am- 3pm.
A TOTAL EXPERIENCE: Located 30mins from Thames Open Daily 9am 5pm; Including Public Holidays, Winter hours may vary

Driving Creek Railway
Waiau Waterworks
Come for a scenic 1 hour train ride on this world-class mountain railway. Our innovatively designed trains take you through kauri plantings and impressive engineering features up to the splendid new terminus, the Eyefull Tower. Colossal views out over Hauraki Gulf and Islands. Train tickets are available at our craft shop where we stock our own pottery and souvenirs. We also have an ecology and local history information bookshop, including nature books for children.
Where Whimsical Wonders Worked by Water! Laugh, Play and Delight in our hilarious Toys and Sculptures! Relax, swim and picnic in our beautiful garden setting. Free gas BBQ’s. Enjoy a cup of insanely good coffee at our cafe. Unique, interactive, great fun for everyone! Well signposted 4.7km along the 309 Road, near Coromandel Town Entry: Adult $10, Child $5 • Open 9 ’til 5 every day all year round. Open ’til dusk during daylight saving. Bring your friends for an evening BBQ!

Glass Bottom Boat
New Chums Beach Walk - 30 min Walk
Enjoy Cathedral Cove, marine wildlife and stunning coastal scenery:Unique Eco adventure exploring our wonderful marine wildlife, Sensational snorkelling (equipment supplied), Glass Bottom viewing of amazing fish life in the Marine Reserve, Our safe 23 foot Stabicraft vessel has a full cabin for your comfort - Fun commentary enriched with our local history & culture - Licensed to view magical dolphins & marine mammals -
Whangapoua Rocky Coastline leads to beautiful isolated beach

Cathedral Cove Kayaking
Hot Water Beach
Beaches, Islands, Caves, Coves & Cappuccinos": 1/2 day eco tours run from Hahei beach, morning & afternoon for “simply some of the best paddling on the planet”. Open all year - landing twice daily at Cathedral Cove 88 Hahei Beach Rd - 1st on the left as you enter Hahei Hosts: Nathan, Chieko & Mike No experience necessary.
Is one of the region’s most fascinating places. For two hours either side of low tide, you can dig in the sand for hot spring water and make your own spa pool. It's good fun summer and winter. Spades for digging your pool are available for hire. For information about the tide at Hot Water Beach Swimming in the sea at Hot Water Beach can be dangerous - do not swim in the surf unless you are a strong swimmer!

Gold and Silver Mine - Waihi Mine
A modern operating mine producing over $1 million worth of gold and silver each week. The old Pump house, a ruin of the old mine – sits beside the town’s Information centre. Guided tours available weekdays. The Education Centre provides curriculum-linked school programmes and resource material. Please ask.


Simply let us know your preference for an alternative attraction in the booking form
and we will change the tour to suit your needs.

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