4 days in Coromandel Peninsula Itinerary

4 days in Coromandel Peninsula Itinerary

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4 days in Coromandel Peninsula Itinerary

Start: Papakura
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Thames
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tairua
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kuaotunu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Papakura

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Thames

Thames ©
Thames is a town at the southwestern end of the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand's North Island. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for gifts at Watercolor Studio Gallery, trek along Square Kauri Tree, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pukorokoro Miranda Shorebird Centre.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Thames trip itinerary planning tool .

Papakura to Thames is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In January in Thames, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tairua.

Things to do in Thames

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pukorokoro Miranda Shorebird Centre, Square Kauri Tree
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Thames Historical Museum ©
Thames Historical Museum
Pukorokoro Miranda Shorebird Centre ©

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Tairua

Tairua ©
The town of Tairua is on the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula in the North Island of New Zealand. To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tairua trip planner .

Traveling by car from Thames to Tairua takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuaotunu.

Things to do in Tairua

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hahei Beach Walk, Pauanui Beach
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Hahei Beach Walk ©
Hahei Beach Walk
Mount Paku ©
Mount Paku

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Kuaotunu

Kuaotunu ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): kick back and relax at Otama Beach and then kick back and relax at Opito Bay Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kuaotunu road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Tairua to Kuaotunu takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuaotunu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Otama Beach ©
Otama Beach

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