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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Fern Lodge Coromandel
Travel Blogs from Coromandel
... about an hour and was a total delight. The man driving the train had been working there for around 10 years, IIRC, and told us all about Barry and the history of the railway as he drove us up the hill and back down again, constantly getting in and out of the train to do his switchbacks. It was so fun to be riding in this tiny train, constantly passing lush, dense vegetation juxtaposed with beautiful, though often somewhat ...
... was now around 1 so we headed for Driving Creek Railway, just out of town. On arrival we bought our tickets, despite the torrential rain currently falling and looked around the pottery shop and watched a video on the formation of the railway. The land was bought by an artist Brian Brickell initially because of the clay on site. He built a small railway to get the clay down the hill, then expanded it over the years. Eventually the debts on the railway needed paying off and so he ...
... either. We reached coromandel in time for a stroll along the main St as it has become an arty and foodie town. Local mussel fritters were on offer but we re breed the whitebait ones so instead went and had a cup of artisanal tea with a tasty brownie. We could have bought an organic butternut squash as well but settled on a couple of books from a charity shop.Definitely a sign of gentrification as was the old gold mine bank building housing an antique ...
... Coromandel Town which, despite the name, is definitely a small village and not a town!
With a quaint high street of wooden Country & Western style buildings we had a wonderful afternoon sat in a café devouring their scrumptious lemon drizzle cake and washing it down with copious amounts of tea, followed by a relaxing evening in the ‘Saloon Bar’ of the Star & Garter Hotel – which was ...
... of the airport, through customs was a breeze when we got to the main area we saw some huge statues that said they were on loan from middle earth. They were very cool. We then arrived at the bus terminal to find the bus there and jumped on. 40minutes later we were at our hotel, unpacked and went to sleep.
Very short first day.