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Karangahake Gorge with Wildboy

Brando Yelavich is an adventurer based in The Coromandel, for now.  He needs no excuse to lace up his trusty worn boots, stuff his pack, and head out into nature to go exploring.

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The Pinnacles Walk, Coromandel Forest Park

Wildboy climbs The Pinnacles

Brando Yelavich, aka Wildboy Adventures is an adventurer who first became known for walking the coastline of New Zealand totally unsupported. He calls The Coromandel home (for now) and he finds inspiration in setting off on an adventure. 

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People enjoying the one hour train journey at Driving Creek Railway

Barry Brickell

Barry Brickell was the inspiration behind The Coromandel’s most successful year-round tourist attraction, Driving Creek.

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Orokawa Bay with Rach Stewart

Photographer Rachel Stewart visits Orokawa Bay, the beautiful beach that borders The Coromandel and Bay of Plenty regions. Orakawa Bay is a short walk (allow half a day to take in the scenery) that can be accessed from Waihi Beach. It leads through to the more challenging tramping track to Homunga Bay, better suited to experienced trampers.

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