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Coromandel Day Trip (Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach)

The Coromandel is a real Bucket List NZ destination!
This Day Trip includes the classic must do's of Cathedral Cove/Narnia and Hot Water Beach.
We give you 2 hours at Cathedral Cove, (time to explore, relax and swim if you choose)
We alter our itinerary daily so you'll be at Hot Water Beach as close to low tide as possible.
We provide shovels and help you to find the good places to dig your own natural spa.
We also include the Mount Paku summit climb which larger tours can't access, and is a real favorite.
Our day trips are small groups. (8 Max) plus a friendly guide to show you around. We go at a slow pace, and include time for lunch, so you can really enjoy, and soak up this beautiful part of the world. After a long day of epic views, and beautiful beaches we are sure you'll have a great night's sleep. Don't miss this once in a lifetime experience!

Duration 11 hours
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  • What's included :
    • Pickup and drop-off from central Auckland Accom
    • Kiwi guide
    • Visit to Cathedral Cove
    • Visit to Hot Water Beach
    • Mount Paku Summit
    • Use of Shovels
    • Entry/Admission - Hot Water Beach
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedral Cove Walk
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks, but great local breweries/cafes may be visited along the way
    • Entry/Admission - Sky Tower
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Sky Tower, Victoria Street Corner Federal Streets, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 New Zealand

    Morning Pick Up from Sky Tower or Central City Hotel/Backpackers

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Coromandel Forest Park, Coromandel New Zealand

    Enjoy the drive, that takes you over the Coromandel Ranges to the eastern side of the Peninsula. This rugged mountain range is covered in beautiful native forests, and you'll see an abundance of native ferns and palms and other trees as you wind through the Mountains.

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

    Check out these stunning natural hot springs that come up onto the beach and can only be accessed at low tide.
    Remember to bring swimwear and a towel if you want to have a dip.
    We'll provide shovels so you can dig your own natural spa.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Your guide will drop you at the start of the Cathedral Cove walk.
    This coastal track is about a 30-40 minute walk each way, and has some ups and downs in both directions. The walk will take you through ferns and forests and offer some stellar coastal views.
    The beach at the end of the walk is beautiful and used as a scene in the Narnia Films. You're welcome to have a swim if you wish.
    You'll have time to swim/relax/explore at the beach before starting the walk back.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Mount Paku, Tairua New Zealand

    A short steep climb to the summit of Mount Paku. This walk offers great views 360 degree views over Tairua, Pauanui and Slipper Island. And a chance to stretch the legs.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sky Tower, Victoria Street Corner Federal Streets, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 New Zealand

    Drop Off back in Auckland Central or at Hotel

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Sky Tower, Victoria St W, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick up from Central City Hotels/Backpackers/Apartments etc.The pick up times vary depending on low tide and other pick ups for the day.You will receive and email the day before your tour with the exact pick up time.
    Departure Time :
    Between 6:30 and 8:00am, depending on the tides
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :

    Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour to go ahead.
    • A maximum of 10 people per tour
    • Very occasionally tide times will mean the tour cannot access the springs at Hot Water Beach, but mostly we can adjust the tour to suit.
    • We will message you the itinerary the day before your tour with the exact pickup time. Please log into your booking to see this message.
    • Guests are welcome to bring a packed lunch however the cafe offers great options.
    • Comfortable clothing and footwear, swimwear and a towel are recommended.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.



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Organised by Kiwi Day Trips

Activity ID: V-57139P1

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