What to do in Coromandel
We are crazy about local tips and love sharing them with our customers. Our Town is a great place to spend a holiday, with many excellent attractions besides The Waterworks. We guarantee that the charming buildings and warm hearts of locals will make your holiday memorable. Below are a few places we recommend during your visit, otherwise come have a chat with us when you visit The Waterworks.
Long Bay Kauri Walk
If you’re after a peaceful and serene walk, the Kauri Bush Walk is a great option. The track starts behind the boat facility in Long Bay Motor Camp and gradually climbs up through a grove of young kauri trees, nikau palms and leatherwood trees and a 1200 years old kauri tree. Find out more >
Driving Creek Railway
The Driving Creek Railway is New Zealand’s steepest and only narrow-gauge mountain railway. Climb 2.7km from the Base Station at 55 metres above sea level to EyeFull Tower at 167 metres above sea level, a total climb of 115 metres. Find out more >
Mussel Barge Snapper Safaris
Come and enjoy the fabulous fishing among the mussel farms.
See the harvesting barges in action, working the myriad mussel farms in and around Coromandel Harbour and enjoy our awesome scenery at the same time. Find out more >