Issued 28th Jan 2023 - The Coromandel has experienced a severe weather event, with a state of emergency declared on 3 Feb 2023. As a result, some roads have been closed (with alternative routes to be taken).

Some local DOC campsites are closed, and Te Whatu Ora Waikato advises everyone to not use coastal beaches, lakes, rivers and streams until at least 48 hours following heavy rainfall due to potential bacterial contamination.

Please take care in and around the region and keep up to date through the following agencies.

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Wet Weather Activities For The Adults

You may love to come to The Coromandel for the great outdoors, but we won't let any rain ruin your time here.

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GOld Discovery Centre

Rainy Day Activities for Kids and Families

Don't let a little rain ruin your time in The Coromandel. We love all the outdoor activities, but the sun doesn't always have to be out to have fun.

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Giving more than we take

We love welcoming our family and friends here and we all want to preserve those special qualities that draw us to The Coromandel. Not to keep this place the same, but to leave it better than when we arrived.

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Pahi Coastal Walk

The northernmost part of The Coromandel feels wild and remote.

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Karangahake Gorge 21

A family guide to biking adventures in The Coromandel

You can take the whole family and see the best of Aotearoa New Zealand on a bike. Guaranteed to get plenty of fresh air, fun and laughs and make great memories as you traverse the trails in our magnificent scenery. The Coromandel has plenty of options close to our small towns where you will find all the comforts required at the beginning and end of the day.

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Winter our Way

When is winter in The Coromandel?As the long summer days slowly wane into autumn's golden light, the sea remains warm and the summer feeling persists through March and into April.

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Best reasons to stop off on your drive to The Coromandel

If you have the right mindset, the journey can be just as enjoyable as your destination.

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Mountbike track Coastal Walkway

Mountain bike parks and trails in The Coromandel

Bring your bike! Getting out on your bike is a great way to explore The Coromandel’s wide-open spaces and enjoy the sweet, fresh scent of native New Zealand bush, and take...

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Wanderlust Solo Women Tours

Wellness travel for the Covid-weary: building a retreat business during a pandemic and seeking the silver lining.

With borders closed and international travel off the cards, Gina Cambridge, a passionate traveller with decades of solo global adventures up her sleeve, took the leap to create her own local, boutique retreats in New Zealand. Gina launched Wanderlust Solo Women Tours with the aim to offer an authentic and exclusive women’s-only retreat experience. 

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Gastronomics Restaurant, Thames

Top Restaurant: Gastronomics in Thames

For the ten-year anniversary of their popular Thames restaurant, Kishan and Radha Raikwar gave away ten $100 meal vouchers to their loyal customers.

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