Coromandel and Cathedral Cove Day Trip from Auckland

This land and boat tour travels from Auckland, enjoying a drive through farmland and bushclad hills across the spine of the Coromandel Peninsular to Hahei with its beautiful beach. From your hotel we take a scenic drive through the New Zealand countryside as we head to the incredible Coromandel. The Hahei Explorer 10 seater zodiac boat, will travels up to 14kms, taking you to the coastal islands of a marine reserve. The reefs, massive sea caves and bays, including the world famous Cathedral Cove will enchant you. The magnificence of this natural volcanic scenery is legendary.
Cathedral Cove, the spot featuring in The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian.  This will be viewed from the boat, and you will also have the option to walk to the cove.  A stop at Hot Water Beach where you can dig your own personal spa pool in the hot water at low tide.
We have an add on option for surcharge, a Driving Creek Railway. It is a 1 hour breathtaking train ride through Kauri forest.

Duration 11 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Lunch included
  • Led by a local guide
What's included :
  • Boat ride
  • Lunch
  • Snacks and bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Cathedral Cove Walk
  • Entry/Admission - Hahei Beach Walk
What's excluded :
  • Personal expenses
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cathedral Cove Walk, 65 Grange Rd S, Hahei 3591 New Zealand

We stop to enjoy the view over the Te Whanganui a Hei Marine Reserve at the top look out. We give you the option to walk down to Cathedral Cove and back (90 Minutes) this gives you the chance to take photo inside the cave and the two beaches on both sides of the cave. The other option walk down and along the Hahei Beach (30 Minutes) and we would meet you at the beach.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Hahei Beach Walk, Hahei New Zealand

Hahei Explorer Cathedral Cove Boat Tour is one hour long, travels up to 14kms and takes you into the coastal islands of the marine reserve, reefs, massive sea caves and bays, including Cathedral Cove. The magnificence of this natural volcanic scenery is legendary and the approach by sea, combined with an insightful yet relaxed commentary further enhances the experience.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ocean Beach Road, Hot Water Beach New Zealand

we work around getting you to hot water beach around the low tide so you can experience this unique place of natural thermally heated water seeping through the sandy beach. We have time to dig in the sand and make your own spa or just enjoy the hot water on your feet.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mount Paku, Tairua New Zealand

We drive up Mt Paku to see the view from the spectatular views. with the options to walk a little up to take photos take a 15-minute walk to the summit. The walk offers vantage points to the Tairua Harbour, Tairua and Pauanui beaches, and the islands of Castle Rock, Mercury Islands, Aldermen Islands and Slipper and Shoe Islands

Duration: 30 minutes

Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offeredPortsQueens Wharf, Princes Wharf
Return Detail :
Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers (minimum age 16)
  • A minimum number of 2 persons for tour to operate
  • Comfortable shoes and clothing
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.



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Organised by Tui Tours

Activity ID: V-21045P10