Driving Creek Railway
New Zealand's only narrow-gauge mountain railway along with a working pottery and wildlife sanctuary. The 1 hour return trip on the innovatively designed trains takes you through replanted native kauri forest and includes 2 spirals, 3 short tunnels, 5 reversing points and several large viaducts as it climbs up to the mountain top terminus. The train ride is one of the most popular in New Zealand.
Check out New Zealand's quirkiest theme park. Located in Coromandel Town, The Waterworks is the ultimate Kiwi experience for people of all ages. As well as the array of water powered inventions to look at, play on, or interact with, The Waterworks has a generous children's playground area perfect for picnics, an on-site café, free use of BBQs and a swimming hole to cool off in during the hot summer months.
Coromandel Coastal Walkway
The Coromandel Coastal Walkway offers the chance to take in the full beauty and solitude of the remote upper Coromandel Peninsula. The walk takes 3-4 hours one way or 7 hours return. Passing beneath the shadow of brooding Mt Moehau, the track traverses pristine bush, farmland and coastline.