8 days in Tauranga & Coromandel Itinerary

8 days in Tauranga & Coromandel Itinerary

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1
Tauranga
— 1 day
2
Coromandel
— 7 nights

1
day
Tauranga

Tauranga ©
The largest city in the Bay of Plenty, Tauranga features extensive sandy beaches, well-maintained hiking paths, and a good range of accommodations.
On the 27th (Sat), see The Aviator Experience, take an in-depth tour of The Lion & Tusk - Museum of the Rhodesian Services Association, trek along Mount Maunganui Base Track, thenhike along Mount Maunganui Summit Track, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Reality Experience.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tauranga day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Tauranga. In June, daytime highs in Tauranga are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Coromandel.

Things to do in Tauranga

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Virtual Reality Experience ©
Virtual Reality Experience
The Aviator Experience ©
The Aviator Experience

7
nights
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. Explore Coromandel's surroundings by going to Hahei (Hahei Beach Walk & Cathedral Cove Walk), Whitianga (The Lost Spring, Whiti Farm Park, &more) and Hot Water Beach (in Hot Water Beach). And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at The Waterworks, get outside with Mussel Barge Snapper Safaris, contemplate the waterfront views at Mercury Bay, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Paku.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Coromandel trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tauranga to Coromandel by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Coromandel can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Coromandel

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Whitianga, Hahei, Mount Paku, Hot Water Beach
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
The Lost Spring ©
The Lost Spring
The Waterworks ©
The Waterworks

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