Overview

The Fullers360 Auckland to Coromandel ferry is taking a break from its scheduled services. We hope to be back cruising to this incredible part of the Hauraki Gulf shortly, please check back in with us soon.

Learn about the conservation work at Driving Creek in this ‘behind the fence’ conservation park tour.

Coromandel Driving Creek Conservation Tour - fullers360
Coromandel Driving Creek Conservation Tour - fullers360
Coromandel Driving Creek Conservation Tour - fullers360

Tour highlights

Guided walking tour - your tour will lead you through beautiful native bush and give you a glimpse into an abandoned gold mine where wētā now thrive, before taking you inside the predator-proof fenced wildlife sanctuary.
Wildlife sanctuary – the sanctuary is home to a pair of endemic pateke ducks and the rare Coromandel striped gecko.
Habitat restoration – your guide will tell you about the significant pest-control and habitat restoration work being done to provide a safe haven for native birds, insects and reptiles.
Return transfer - includes return transfer from Coromandel Town.
Duration – approximately 1.5 hours.
Departure time – tour departs Coromandel Town at 12:50pm daily.
Availability – tour operates daily in conjunction with the Fullers360 Coromandel ferry.

Schedule

We’ve partnered with a local tour company to provide a bespoke Coromandel experience. As all tours depart from Coromandel Town, we provide a complimentary shuttle from the wharf. You’ll have time to explore the town prior to your tour departure. Here’s what your day will likely look like: 

  • Ferry arrives at Hannafords Wharf, Coromandel: Approximately 10:45am.
  • Shuttle to Coromandel Town: meets the ferry at Hannafords Wharf and arrives in Coromandel Town at approximately 11:15am.
  • Free time to explore Coromandel Town until scheduled tour departure.
  • Tour departs Coromandel Town: 12:50pm.
  • Tour returns to Coromandel Town: 2:10pm.
  • Shuttle to Hannafords Wharf: departs Coromandel Town (Samuel James Reserve car park) 30 minutes prior to scheduled ferry departure.

Tour price

Tour only:

  • Adult $30
  • Child $17
  • Infant: $7
  • Family $82

Child: 4-15 years inclusive
Infants: 0-3 years inclusive.
Family: 2 adults and 2 children.

Bookings for this tour are essential, and places are limited. To secure your ferry and tour package, please book through our Call Centre at enquires@fullers.co.nz or call 09 367 9111.

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