Coromandel and Cathedral Cove Land and Boat Tour
- Duration: 11 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Mares Leg Cove, North Island
- Product code: TT104
In this Coromandel Cathedral Cove Experience tour you visit an extraordinary volcanic coastline by boat, an awesome blow-hole and a sea cave – truly a magical experience in the Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve.
Your day starts with a convenient pick-up from your Auckland hotel. Head south through rolling farmland and bush-clad hills, winding your way around the Firth of Thames. Travel up the eastern spine of the Coromandel Peninsula to the quaint seaside town of Hahei. Feel a sense of calm wash over you as you lookout upon flowering trees, jagged rocks, and white-sand shores that slowly fade into the cerulean sea.
Soak in the striking atmosphere of New Zealand's volcanic coastline and the wonder of Hot Water beach where you can dig a hole in the sand to find a natural hot geothermal water bath, or you can just dip your toes in the hot water.
Then take to the water to experience the splendor of cliffs, coves, and caves by boat. Board the Hahei Explorer for a gentle float through the nature reserve. Glide across the water, taking in views of sharp cliffs, massive caves, and other eroded remnants of the now-extinct volcanic zone. The ride to Cathedral Cove, a spectacular site that's only accessible by foot or boat.
You will visit the two film locations featuring in The Chronicles Of Narnia:
Prince Caspian at Champagne Bay and world famous Cathedral cove.
Enjoy lunch at a local café at Hot Water Beach, a small, friendly village with a population of just hundreds
Its up to you if you would like to enjoy the a walk along the beach the walk down to Catherdral Cove or enjoy a tour of Cooks beach and Shakespears lookout, with time permitting we also have the option to hike to the Summit of Mt Paku.
those, who would like to see a native Kauri forest, we have an add on option
for a surcharge, a Driving Creek Railway.
It is a 1 hour breathtaking train ride through native Kauri forest to the top of
the mountain and the Eyefull Tower. At the top you will be treated to amazing
- Pick up and drop off at inner city hotels or cruise ship terminal Airport
- Hahei Explorer Boat Tour
- Light lunch at one of our favorite cafes
- ice cream on the way home
- Bottled water