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Coromandel Activities and Events

Things to do in Coromandel.

101 MUST-DO's


101 Must-Do’s for Kiwis is back with a special list for a Kiwi summer. You’ll find loads of ideas to inspire your Visit to Coromandel.
Check out all the things to do on the Coromandel Peninsular. Do your homework so you allow plenty of time to see all it has to offer.

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Driving Creek Railway

Driving Creek

Driving Creek Railway is the Coromandels most popular activity. New Zealand's only narrow-gauge mountain railway along with a working pottery and wild life sanctuary.
Barry Brickels Unique Driving Creek railway and pottery is at the heart of Coromandel. Experience the Railway yourself but you have to book in if you don't want to miss out.

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The Waterworks

The Waterworks

Check out New Zealands quirkiest theme park: Located in Coromandel Town, The Waterworks is the ultimate kiwi experience for people of all ages.

Waterworks is 15 minutes south from Coromandel Town. Take the day to visit with your own packed lunch and your togs. Special Waterworks attractions like the popular water bikes makes a visit to Waterworks a fun family day out

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Popular Coromandel events and things to do include

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Colville Arts Tour 3-12 April
Why not take a break to the Coromandel and at the same time experience a bit of Coromandel Culture
Colville Arts Tour. The Tour is a community run event with 30 artists from around the Colville area.

Everything from Music Performances to Comedy acts, Movies, Kids Activities and Artistic Workshops: Felting, Harakeke,  Songwriting, Improvising, Landscape Drawing, Clay, Beading, Recycling Art, Origami, Poetry, Archery, Mosaic and more...

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Scallop Festival (September) -

Keltic Fair (January) -

Walking - Discover the northern Coromandel

Coromandel Arts Tour (April ) -

Illume Festival (July) -


Coromandel Town is has a unique feel about it and an amazing location. There is plenty to do for the whole family, not just fishing. We are a short drive to the amazing Driving Creek Railway,and only a short walk to town to the cafes and restaurants.

Check out our list of events and activities to enjoy while in the Coromandel.

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