coromandel tours Driving Creek Railway


The Driving Creek Railway is one of the Coromandel’s most popular attractions and is suitable for all ages. The narrow gauge mountain train ride takes you through replanted native kauri forests as it climbs up to the Eyeful Tower viewing platform, which features superb views of the Coromandel Town, harbour and beyond. With a bird sanctuary, art gallery and the Driving Creek Café nearby, there is plenty to see and do.

 

Availability: Tour operates daily in conjunction with the 360 Coromandel ferry service. Note: you can only do one tour a day
Time: 1 Hour 40 minutes
Tour Price: Adult $45, Child $20 (ferry fares are additional)
Fitness: Easy

 

What to Bring

  • Good walking shoes, sun block and a sun hat.
  • Plenty of water and snacks.
  • A light rain jacket, depending on the time of year and conditions.
  • Camera.

 

Additional Information

Regular Shuttle Schedule
Departs Coromandel Town to Driving Creek Railway    12:15pm
Pickup from Driving Creek Railway for return to Coromandel  1:55pm
  • Shuttle operates in conjunction with the 360 Discovery Ferry timetable.
  • Suitable for all ages.
  • Bookings are essential.
  • Admission into Driving Creek Railway is included in the tour price.
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23/07/2017
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Travel Alerts

Coromandel update for 22nd July 2017

Please be advised that the Coromandel ferry service will not operate on 22-07-2017 due to adverse weather conditions.

A bus service will depart at 8.45AM from Pier 1 Auckland. The return service will depart from Samuel James Reserve in Coromandel Township at 4.00PM and from Hannafords wharf at 4.30PM.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Kind Regards,

360 Discovery Team


Travel Alert: Half Moon Bay Low Tides

Please be advised that the following services will be operated by bus due to low tides:

Sunday 23 July 2017

12.30pm Auckland – HMB

1.15pm HMB – Auckland

Monday 24 July 2017

1.30pm Auckland to HMB

2.15pm HMB to Auckland

Tuesday 25 July 2017

1.30pm Auckland to HMB

2.15pm HMB to Auckland

2.30pm Auckland to HMB

3.15pm HMB to Auckland

 

Wednesday 26 July 2017

2.30pm Auckland to HMB

3.15pm HMB to Auckland

3.30pm Auckland to HMB

4.15pm HMB to Auckland


Waiheke Bus Company Travel Alert, Thursday 6 July 2017

The Bus Stop outside Ostend Placemakers (stop 1509) will be closed due to road works until Monday the 31st of July. 

Please use the alternative stop:
Please catch the Bus routes 1,1A,2,2X,3 and 4 from Ostend Road near Natzka Road (1170).

Any questions please contact Auckland Transport on (09) 366 6400.