6 days in New Zealand Itinerary

6 days in New Zealand Itinerary

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6 days in New Zealand Itinerary

Start: Hamilton
Drive:  2​h
1
Thames
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Coromandel
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Whitianga
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Waihi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Hamilton

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night
Thames

Thames ©
Thames is a town at the southwestern end of the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand's North Island. On the 29th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Thames Historical Museum and then examine the collection at Thames School of Mines and Mineralogical Museum.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Thames online trip maker .

Hamilton to Thames is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Coromandel.

Things to do in Thames

Museums
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Thames Historical Museum ©
Thames Historical Museum

1
night
Coromandel

Coromandel ©
Coromandel is a town on the Coromandel Harbour, on the western side of the Coromandel Peninsula, which is on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Whangapoua Beach, hike along Kauri Block Track, and then examine the collection at Coromandel Gold Stamper Battery. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahamudra Centre for Universal Unity, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikawau Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Coromandel travel route builder .

You can drive from Thames to Coromandel in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Whitianga.

Things to do in Coromandel

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Waikawau Beach, Mahamudra Centre for Universal Unity, Whangapoua Beach
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Whangapoua Beach ©
Whangapoua Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Mahamudra Centre for Universal Unity ©

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night
Whitianga

Whitianga ©
Whitianga is a town on the Coromandel Peninsula, in the Waikato Region of New Zealand's North Island. On the 1st (Sun), see the interesting displays at Mercury Bay Museum Whitianga and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Whitianga trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Coromandel to Whitianga takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Waihi.

Things to do in Whitianga

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Mercury Bay Museum Whitianga ©
Mercury Bay Museum Whitianga

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nights
Waihi

Waihi ©
Waihi is a town in Hauraki District in the North Island of New Zealand, especially notable for its history as a gold mine town. On the 2nd (Mon), make a trip to Lemon & Paeroa Bottle, then examine the collection at Victoria Battery Tramway & Museum Society, then see the interesting displays at Spike's Bricks & Models, and finally explore the world behind art at Waihi Arts Centre & Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Waihi road trip site .

Traveling by car from Whitianga to Waihi takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Waihi are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Waihi

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lemon & Paeroa Bottle, Waihi Beach Gallery
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Spike's Bricks & Models ©
Spike's Bricks & Models
Waihi Arts Centre & Museum ©
Waihi Arts Centre & Museum
Waihi Beach Gallery ©
Waihi Beach Gallery