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Pahi Coastal Walk

The northernmost part of The Coromandel feels wild and remote.

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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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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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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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Local Spirit: Coromandel Distilling Company

The very essence of The Coromandel is captured in the flavours distilled into every drop of spirit in this micro-distillery in Thames. 

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Spring Break in The Coromandel

A short getaway is a tested antidote for the post winter blahs, to reconnect with the great outdoors and refresh your mind and body.

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The Insider's Guide to Tairua

Donna Brooke is the owner of Sunlover Retreat in Tairua and an expert on making the most of a relaxing break.

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