coromandel tours Coromandel Town Explorer


The Coromandel Town Explorer is one of the Coromandel’s most popular day trips. Visit the famous Driving Creek Railway - New Zealand’s only narrow gauge mountain railway. The railway features superb views from the "Eyeful Tower" viewing platform, unique art features and a replanted native forest.

Then join a guided tour to Coromandel’s most majestic grove of giant ancient Kauri. The experienced local guides will unfold the rich story of the Coromandel Kauri and the history of the Coromandel. During this experience you’ll enjoy a short walk to the picturesque Waiau Waterfall – a treat for photographers!

This package brings the story of Coromandel to life.

 

Availability: Tour operates weekends only, in conjunction with the 360 Coromandel ferry service. Note: you can only do one tour a day
Time: Half day
Tour Price: Adult $75, Child $40.(ferry fares are additional)
* Admission into Driving Creek Railway is included
Fitness: Easy

 

What to Bring

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

 

Additional Information

Departs Coromandel Town to Driving Creek Railway 12.15pm
Pickup from Driving Creek Railway for return to Coromandel 1.55pm
Departs Coromandel Town for 309 Road 2.00pm
Returns Coromandel 3.45pm approx
  • Shuttle operates in conjunction with the 360 Discovery Ferry timetable.
  • Snacks and plenty of water.
  • Suitable for all ages.
  • Bookings are essential.
  • Admission into the Driving Creek Railway is included.
  • Child car seats available on request in advance.
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25/04/2017
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Travel Alerts

Devonport Timetable Update

From 1st May 2017, there’ll be additional weekday sailings added to the Devonport timetable.

The additional weekday sailings are:

Auckland to Devonport - 8.30am, 4.15pm & 4.45pm

Devonport to Auckland - 8.45am, 4.30pm & 5.00pm


CUSTOMER ANNOUNCEMENT - ANZAC DAY

There’ll be free travel on ANZAC Day across all services (excluding Rangitoto Island and Harbour Cruise) for SuperGold and Veteran’s SuperGold card, plus free travel for uniformed servicemen and women and retired services personnel with an RSA membership card.

Please also remember that all services will be running to a Sunday/Public Holiday timetable on Anzac Day.


ANZAC DAY - DEVONPORT ADDITIONAL SAILING

There’ll be an extra sailing from Devonport to Auckland at 5am on Tuesday 25th April for customers wishing to travel to ANZAC Day commemorations in the city.

There’ll also be free travel on ANZAC Day across all services (excluding Rangitoto Island and Harbour Cruise) for SuperGold and Veteran’s SuperGold card, plus free travel for uniformed servicemen and women and retired services personnel with an RSA membership card.

Please also remember that all services will be running to a Sunday/Public Holiday timetable on Anzac Day.