Kiwi Guardian Outdoor Adventures
Get the kids outside to have some FREE family fun connecting with nature at Toyota Kiwi Guardians sites nationwide.
Toyota Kiwi Guardians highlights family-friendly, treasure hunt style activities at specific Department of Conservation sites that encourage kids to engage with the outdoors and, ultimately, earn themselves a medal for their efforts.
The goal of the conservation programme is to turn Kiwi kids into guardians of the land and sea.
A total of 50 sites are operational nationwide. Families can get started on their adventure by downloading the appropriate “treasure hunt” map from: www.kiwiguardians.co.nz
Click on the area of New Zealand nearest to where you are to find the choices available closest to home.read more
We travel to all the most spectacular destinations the Coromandel has to offer.read more
Discover the majesty of the mysterious Te Moehau mountain and the prolonged beauty of the Northern Coromandel...or enjoy the delights of Cathedral Cove, Hot Water Beach, and the stunning beaches and marine reserve in the East.
The Coromandel Town Explorer will take you to your choice of local activities and attractions including: Driving Creek Railway & Pottery, The Waterworks, Long Bay Scenic Reserve, The Stamper Battery, Whangapoua / The New Chums Walkway, selected 309 Rd attractions, and more!
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?e8ed3-2911392
- Location: 480 Driving Creek Rd, Coromandel Town
Sea Cave Adventures
Get Closer, Experience More!read more
Experience the coastline of Whitianga and Hot Water Beach like no other.
Explore deep inside the majestic sea caves and witness the magical acoustics and thriving sea life. Take in the Golden beaches, offshore islands, blowholes, towering rock faces and the famous Cathedral Cove - home to the set of Narnia: Prince Caspian movie set.
We get in closer so that you are able to experience more. With over 25km of Volcanic Scenery, this truly is the perfect cruising coastline.
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?13218-2911499
- Location: Whitianga Wharf, Whitianga
Combat Zone Paintball & Family Adventure Park
With 10 activities to choose from, there really is something for everyone at Combat Zone. Paintball action in Trench Warfare or Bush Battles, amazing Argo Rides, Archery for beginners, Kids 50cc quad bike rides, Laser Clay Shooting, Outdoor Laser Tag and much more. Combat Zone's park like setting is a great place to hang out with friends and family. BBQ/Picnic facilities are free for your use as is the children's playground. Meet our pets, swim in the water hole. Come for an hour, stay for a day. Entry is free and family concessions are available.read more
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?6341f-2441438
- Location: 108 Kaimarama Road, Whitianga
JollyBikes is a rental business for classic and electric bicycles. We can organise shuttle service as well for you.read more
We offer MTB hard tails and hybrid (touring) bikes.
We also offer electric bicycles. You can cruise along with less effort or take it more sportive.
We offer different frames, stepthrough, with bar, mountain bikes or folding. These can be chosen at the time of handover, subject to availibility.
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?35a71-2911421
- Location: 535 Pollen Street, Thames
Ocean Leopard Tours
Join us and explore one of New Zealand's most breath-taking stretches of coast on a fun and exhilarating Ocean Leopard Tourread more
The Ocean Leopard is our world class, purpose built tour boat that has been designed with supreme passenger comfort, maximum visibility and weather protection front of mind.
Pristine coastlines, an abundance of marine and bird life, unspoiled native bush and complete tranquility; with our Awesome Tour's you'll encounter it all!
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?87e93-2911450
- Location: Whitianga Wharf, Whitianga
Cathedral Cove Dive & Snorkel
Situated at the base of Cathedral Cove and only 5 minutes to Hot Water Beach, Hahei offers spectacular ocean diving and snorkeling trips both within the stunning Marine Reserve plus the outer islands, pinnacles and volcanic coastline outside of the Marine Reserve boundaries.read more
- Phone: 07 866 3955
- Location: 48 Hahei Beach Road, Hahei
Driving Creek Railway and Potteries
This is New Zealand’s only narrow-gauge mountain railway along with a working pottery and wildlife sanctuary. The one hour return trip will take you through replanted native kauri forest and includes two spirals and three short tunnels as the train climbs up to the mountain-top terminus. Watch the glassblowers, brick makers and working potteries and there is a shop where you can buy the finished products, books and souvenirs.read more
- Phone: 07 866 8703
- Location: Driving Creek Road, Highway 5 to Coromandel
Cave Cruzer Adventures
Enjoy the spectacular volcanic scenery of Cathedral Cove with its abundant marine life and crystal clear turquoise coloured water. There’s a good chance to see Blue Penguins and possibly Dolphins/Orcas.read more
- Phone: 07 866 0611
- Location: Cave Cruzer departs Daily from Whitianga Wharf
Cathedral Cove - Coromandel
Only accessible on foot, boat or by kayak, the famous Cathedral Cove is a 'must see' day out on the Coromandel. With several scenic tracks on land the 2 hour return walk to Cathedral Cove also gives access to Gemstone Bay and Mares Leg along the way. This magical place makes for great day out with the family!read more
- Location: Coromandel
A unique experience where you can play with interactive contraptions which are mostly made from commonplace bits and pieces. Try pumping water by bike power or listen to a water powered music box. There are playgrounds with a flying fox, swimming holes in the river and it is all set in gardens with trees, ponds and streams. They also have a café on site where you can buy food and drink or you can bring your own food, use the free BBQs or picnic in the grounds.read more
- Phone: 07 866 7191
- Location: near Coromandel Town on the ‘309’ Road
The picturesque bush-clad hills and valleys of Coroglen hide a colourful pioneering history. Giant Kauri once stood here, gold prospectors and gum diggers prospered amidst these hills. We run a team of 30 well-conditioned trekking horses to suit all ages, size & experience of riders. Young children are well catered for with small lead-rein ponies available. Your trek can last one, one and a half or two hours and must be booked in advance.read more
- Phone: 07 866 3875
- Location: 111 Rangihau Road, Coroglen, Coromandel