Travel Blogs from Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand

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In Hot Water, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

In Hot Water

A travel blog entry by fyrelizard

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Christmas was spent exploring the Coromandel Peninsula. Half a world away from Mum's turkey and boozy mince pie, we decided that we would go for a traditional Antipodean Christmas, filled with sun, sea, sand and barbeques. Despite the best efforts of the ...

Coromandel, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Coromandel

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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... having to spend time waiting around for the car to pass its warrant of fitness (like an MOT) we headed off up to the Coromandel Peninsula, which I had been informed was a beautiful place. So I had high hopes for blue skies, white sand and blue seas with ...

Landed in Hot Water, Cormandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Landed in Hot Water

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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Friday 28th January 2005 Today was the Coramandel Peninsula - some unsealed windy mountain roads, and reach the really nice town of Whitianga - ostensibly to catch the ferry (which turns out to be passenger only), so have to double back to take the land ...

The fish ain't bitin' but the geyser's blowin' ..., Rotorua and the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

The fish ain't bitin' but the geyser's blowin' ...

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... a few more lines and enjoying a picnic on the banks of Lake Rotoiti, we headed up north in the direction of the Coromandel Peninsula. On the way into Tauranga we had the nail-biting experience of very nearly running out of fuel... we coasted into the ...

Long Road to Hahei, Hahei (Coromandel Peninsula), New Zealand travel blog

Long Road to Hahei

A travel blog entry by scott_and_amy

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After a late start we prepared for another long day of driving to get to our next spot in the Coromandel Peninsula, which was roughly 5-6 hours drive South on Highway One. Not that we were wondering, but we learned pretty quickly what happens when there ...

Beautiful Coromandel, N of Cormandel Town, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Beautiful Coromandel

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... for lunch (you are allowed to take 25 for free) but couldn't find 1! Bloody seagulls I reckon. Had a wander around Coromandel town which is a lovely small old town with some lovely looking cafes and restaurants we then headed further north to Shelly ...

More Bungling around in Coromandel, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

More Bungling around in Coromandel

A travel blog entry by bonkers

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... smelling, geeky, "I'm a robotics expert" hitchiker from Minesotta, and promptly kicking him out as soon as I could, I made it to Coromandel. It was as though I had never left Kat and Emma, for within 5 minutes of meeting up we were already throwing ...

The final corner of the country, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

The final corner of the country

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... detour of cars along some farm backroads. By the time we're heading north for Auckland, the wipers are back on high. The New Zealand trip comes full circle in the Parnell neighbourhood of Auckland. We've booked into the same room of the same B&B where ...

Coramandel, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Coramandel

A travel blog entry by directgb

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Some photos and film clips now on this ...

Getting ourselves in to hot water, Hot Water Beach, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Getting ourselves in to hot water

A travel blog entry by lucy_and_matt

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The Coromandel Peninsula is renowned for it's beaches and although spring was now in full swing it still wasn't quite sunbathing weather, we did however get our swimming gear on for the famous hot water beach. Two hours either side of low tide you can dig ...

Rain, Sea-kayaking, Sandwiches and Hot Water!!, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Rain, Sea-kayaking, Sandwiches and Hot Water!!

A travel blog entry by spanglehatsinoz

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Coromandel is awesome! Probably the nicest part of the North Island... We went to Hot Water Beach and dug a hole for a lovely spa with a beach setting. The water seems to get hotter and hotter as the tide goes out, upto 60degrees. Very surreal to be on ...

The Coromandel Peninsula, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

The Coromandel Peninsula

A travel blog entry by kathrynryan

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We embarked on our final road trip in New Zealand to spend five days on the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula. We were given ideas of cool places to visit by Alex and Mijin and off we went. Our first night took us to Rotorua, known for it's volcanic thermal ...

Lazy days on the coast, Mt Manganui and the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Lazy days on the coast

A travel blog entry by ness_knibbs

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... saltwater pools beside the mountain. I'm trying to save money so stayed away from anything expensive like dolphin swimming or surfing. The coromandel penisula was good, we went for a short walk out to the cathedral cove and saw hot water beach (although ...

Mini Break, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Mini Break

A travel blog entry by voonston

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Coromandel Peninsula Today we had a great day!! The Coromandel Peninsula is beautiful. We are staying in a "comfort cabin" in a place called Hahei. The beach is just a hop, skip and a jump away and it is nice to walk along. This morning we went for our ...

Hot water beach, Coromandel Peninsula, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Hot water beach

A travel blog entry by helz_on_tour

Stayed in a place on the coromandel peninsula last night about an hour south of hot water beach. we were there along with about 300 classic cars taking part in a rally around teh peninsula, they were pretty cool - vicky and mick you would of loved ...

Coromandel Peninsula, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Coromandel Peninsula

A travel blog entry by katjaketchup

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After a long drive up north we stayed 3 nights in the Coromandel Region. The first day the weather wasn't too good so we were just hanging around, doing nothing. The next day we wanted to visit the Hot Water Beach, where thermal waters brew just below the ...

If it's good enough for the stingrays..., Otautu Bay Coromandel Peninsula New Zealand, New Zealand travel blog

If it's good enough for the stingrays...

A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik

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... ! We head directly there, passing more lovely scenery en route.  It truly is a special drive, this entire West coast of the Coromandel Peninsual.  Charlie is the owner and we arrive to pay his wife for a night.  She directs us to a field ...

Beaches, Coronodel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Beaches

A travel blog entry by sarahx

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... of years German at school though now- I bet i'll be fluent by the time I get back! We drove up tot the Coronodel Peninsula, which is the bit that juts out just east of Auckland at its gorgous- really long white beaches although its pretty windy. On ...

Gold, mussels and forthright Wendy, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Gold, mussels and forthright Wendy

A travel blog entry by helenandphil

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... . Great community vibe in hostel set in bush/beach *** There's gold in them thar hills! We had decided to explore the Coromandel Peninsula, east of Auckland and in Wendy, the redoubtable owner of the Coromandel YHA, we had found a real nugget. In the ...

The definition of wiggly, Whitianga, Coromandel Peninsula, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

The definition of wiggly

A travel blog entry by emconnolly2000

The road up the eastern side of the Coromandel Peninsula defines wiggly. No sooner has it gone round a bend one way than it changes direction again. For 50 miles with about 3 short sections of straight road! Kind of distracts from the lush scenery of ...

Lightning trip through the Coromandel, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Lightning trip through the Coromandel

A travel blog entry by chellb

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When I was done in Raglan I went through a quick trip to the Coromandel Peninsula. The Coromandel is a place with large amounts of geographic changes fit into a small area. You can tell that it had a lot of volcanic activity in the past. My original ...

34km to to Fletcher Bay., Fletcher Bay, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

34km to to Fletcher Bay.

A travel blog entry by steve_p

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Another warm, sunny morning. We were told that we hadn't seen New Zealand until we'd been to the top of the Peninsula and visited Port Jackson and Fletcher Bay. So not wanting to turn down this challenge from the owner of the Anchor Lodge, we stocked up ...

The Gorgeous Coromandel Peninsula, Hahei, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

The Gorgeous Coromandel Peninsula

A travel blog entry by jadenshell

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Today begain the second half of my trip around the North part of New Zealand's North Island. Didn't get off to a good start as the driver was dire.. a ten year would have been more organised. But Sophie (who i had gone to the Bay of Islands with) was on ...

Hidden bays and hot water beaches, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Hidden bays and hot water beaches

A travel blog entry by jkweintraub

I just had a quick stopover for the night in Auckland before I headed up to the Coromandel Peninsula. Driving up the west coast and then looping down through the east coast was a beautiful drive. The road followed the coastline, and the waves were gently ...

Coromandel Peninsula, Coromandel peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Coromandel Peninsula

A travel blog entry by dudders

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The biggest mussels, the most beautiful beach, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

The biggest mussels, the most beautiful beach

A travel blog entry by charliew

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On the the Bay of Plenty and Hot Water beach, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

On the the Bay of Plenty and Hot Water beach

A travel blog entry by mick_grimes

on to Hot Water Beach and Cathedral ...

Paddling the Blowholes, Coromandel Peninsula, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Paddling the Blowholes

A travel blog entry by dfbca

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After a great meal last night, we went for the Remote Coast kayak tour in Mercury Bay, on the Coromandel Peninsula this morning. Conditions were perfect- flat water, high tide, some sun but not too hot.  The coast line here is beatiful, ...

Hitched a ride to Hahai-Hot Water Beach, Coromandel Peninsula-Hot Water Beach, New Zealand travel blog

Hitched a ride to Hahai-Hot Water Beach

A travel blog entry by kellylevy

... before 8, to meet Narsh, the Brittish guy who posted a sign on the bulletin board in the hostel for a car share to the Corromandel Peninsula. I decided it would be great to hitch a ride out there since i never got to enjoy Hot Water Beach. Turns out he ...

Beach, Beach, Beach, Coramandel Peninsula, New Zealand travel blog

Beach, Beach, Beach

A travel blog entry by jill_and_cam

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... is enjoying their warm winter. We have spent the past three days travelling one of the most beautiful (not neautiful) areas of New Zealand. We rented a very small car (more like an oversized golf cart) and drove 360 kilometers around the peninsula. Our ...

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