Embrace the views from above Kauaeranga Valley and across the Coromandel Peninsula on The Pinnacles track. The 12 kilometre hike is a must do for every New Zealander, and is often completed over 2 days. With the Pinnacles Hut located close to the summit, it is recommended to wake up early and reach the summit for […]
The fact that Cathedral Cove is only accessible by foot (or boat) is part of the reason it’s so special. There is no need for professional walking gear, go kiwi style with flipflop’s or bare-feet. The path down to the cove has been recently upgraded, so you will do just fine. Although there are often many people down […]
Over the rocks and through the bush from Whangapoua will lead you to one of New Zealand’s best kept secrets, New Chums Beach. You wont believe that it’s renowned to be one of the top 10 beaches in the world until you see for yourself. After the approximate 1 hour walk, you will land upon the […]
A family expedition on The Coromandel Coastal Walkway Your journey on the Coromandel Coastal Walkway begins from the moment you start driving on the gravel road north of Colville. The 20km eastern route via Port Charles will bring you to the Stoney Bay access point. The winding gravel roads are all part of the Coastal […]
A three day cycling holiday along the Hauraki Rail Trail Planning a multi-day cycling holiday on the Hauraki Rail Trail is almost as much fun as the trip itself. The versatility of the Hauraki Rail Trail allows for access points from Kaiaua, Thames, Paeroa, Waihi and Te Aroha; all of which are within two hours […]
Lemon & Paeroa can be found only in New Zealand and in specialty New Zealand stores abroad. The comically pretentious advertising slogan “World famous in New Zealand” has become a popular New Zealand saying. Stop for lunch or get a photo while you’re passing through Paeroa. Find out more on their website here.
Best time to visit The Coromandel does not have very distinct seasons. As the region has a lengthy coastline it enjoys a subtropical/oceanic climate with year-round moderate temperatures and no particular rainy season. This makes it an excellent destination for those who wish to experience nature up close, relax, and explore the untouched beauty to […]
Tramping is a great way to experience the New Zealand landscape. Sure you can rip through the Great Walks but, maybe, that can wait until you turn 70. If you are keen to really experience the New Zealand backcountry, to have a trip to remember the rest of your life, you can get off the […]