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Coromandel's Coastal Walkway a hidden treasure

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Captain Cook’s Coromandel and Hauraki expedition

The Coromandel offers a unique opportunity to experience the area for the first time, as the great navigator, Captain James Cook did, in November 1769.

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Replica of the Endeavour at Cathedral Cove

Captain James Cook discovers The Coromandel

The observation of the transit of Mercury enabled Captain James Cook to establish the geographic coordinates of New Zealand - literally placing it on the world map and resulting in the now familiar place names of Mercury Bay and Cooks Beach.

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Lookout from Shakesppear cliff down into Lonely Bay and Cooks Beach

Kupe's Footsteps

Kupe was the first Polynesian explorer to sight The Coromandel. In around 950 AD, before the canoe migrations, Kupe travelled from Raiatea, Hawaiki in the mighty double canoe, Matahourua.

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Kerata Hill

A weekend in The Coromandel - Recharge the soul

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The Coromandel Coastal Walkway

New Zealand is well known for its spectacular day walks and The Coromandel is home to some of the best panoramic coastal views New Zealand’s north island has to offer. The Coromandel Coastal Walkway is one of my favourite short walks, with its spectacular views and a relatively easy hike to get to them!

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Pinnacles

10 Reasons Hiking is Good For Your Soul

Hiking makes you strong. And it doesn't just work your legs. Clambering over uneven surfaces and navigating your way around rocks, fallen trees, across streams and over tree roots engages your core and works your upper body for a true holistic work out.

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Coastal Walkway

The Coromandel: Art of the getaway

We woke bright and early to a perfect sunny autumn day and stunning views to the Coromandel Range. Ready for our Coastal Walkway hike, we filled ourselves up on complimentary croissants and coffee before being picked up by our guide, James, from Coromandel Adventures.

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The Waterworks

Eco Adventures on The 309 Road

Parts of The Coromandel invoke an atmosphere of timelessness. The 309 Road is one such place.

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In Service To Nature - Doug Johansen aka Kiwi Dundee

Doug Johansen was acknowledged this year with the Industry Showcase Special Award at the 2017 Coromandel Annual Tourism Awards. The supreme award is given to an individual who has shown outstanding commitment, passion and leadership to the tourism industry in The Coromandel

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