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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26/05/2017
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Travel Alerts

Gulf Harbour Service Update for 26.05.2017

Please be advised that for Friday 26th May 2017, bus replacements will be operating the following services due to the worsening weather conditions:

1645 AKL - GH - Bus 

1715 AKL - GH - Takahe 

1745 GH - AKL - Bus 

1745 AKL - GH - Bus 

1845 AKL - GH - Bus 

Buses will depart Auckland from 'The Cloud on Pier 1' and depart Gulf Harbour from the 'Pier Z Car park - Gulf Harbour Mariner'

We will provide a further update if we have any changes for the 1715 AKL-GH service.

Kind regards,

360 Discovery 


Travel Alert: Half Moon Bay Low Tides

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

 

Friday 26 May 2017

1.30pm Auckland – Half Moon Bay
2.15pm Half Moon Bay – Auckland

Sunday 28 May 2017

3.00pm Auckland to Half Moon Bay
3.45pm Half Moon Bay to Auckland

Monday 29 May 2017

2.30pm Auckland to Half Moon Bay
3.15pm Half Moon Bay to Auckland
3.30pm Auckland to Half Moon Bay
4.15pm Half Moon Bay to Auckland
4.15pm Auckland to Half Moon Bay
4.50pm Half Moon Bay - Auckland

We apologise for any inconvenience.


Waiheke Bus Company - Departure Time Changes

Following customer feedback on the new winter bus timetable we’ll now be introducing some further changes to improve connections with afternoon ferries.

From Monday 29 May 2017 the following journeys will change:

1650 Route 1A  from Matiatia will now depart at 4.45pm

1650 Route 2 from Matiatia will now depart at 4.45pm

1650 Route 4 from Matiatia will now depart at 4.45pm

1750 Route 1A  from Matiatia will now depart at 5.45pm

1850 Route 1A from Matiatia will now depart at 6.45pm

  

For more information please contact the Auckland Transport Travel Information Line on 09 366 6400 or visit AT.govt.nz