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Coromandel Peninsula

Located on the north-eastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island, the 400km Coromandel Peninsula is home to powdered beaches, misty kauri forests and rural farmland.

 

What you’ll love most about the Coromandel Peninsula

  • This region is only several hours drive from Auckland or two hours away by ferry. It’s also under three hours from the Bay of Plenty, making it a great location to spend a few days as part of a North Island road trip
  • There are lovely seaside towns dotted around the peninsula. Popular with windsurfers and kitesurfers, Pauanui is perfect for mixing beach relaxation with active pursuits
  • The most iconic (and Instagrammable) beach in North Island is here – Cathedral Cove
  • In addition to the various forms of surfing, Coromandel is a prominent location for fishing, yachting, snorkelling, scuba diving and whale and dolphin watching
  • Hire a bike and take to one of New Zealand’s best cycle routes – the Hauraki Rail Trail, which is an abandoned railway network
  • Soak your muscles in one of many natural hot pools
  • Hahei's sandy beach in the Coromandel

  • Coromandel canoe adventure

  • Mountain biking in Fletcher Bay, Coromandel

  • Cathedral Cove, Coromandel boat trip

  • Wharekaho on the Coromandel Peninsula

  • Walking in Karangahake Gorge

  • Enjoying snorkelling in Cathedral Cove

  • Bridge walk in Karangahake Gorge

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 21℃
  • 21℃
  • 20℃
  • 18℃
  • 16℃
  • 14℃
  • 13℃
  • 13℃
  • 14℃
  • 16℃
  • 17℃
  • 19℃
  • 7
  • 7
  • 7
  • 9
  • 10
  • 10
  • 11
  • 11
  • 9
  • 9
  • 8
  • 8

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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