Driving Creek Villas

21A Colville Road, Coromandel, The Coromandel, North Island, New Zealand | Ranch
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Now the adventure truly begins....

A travel blog entry by pandora205 on Mar 22, 2014

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Well, this place is amazing. We are in the bush, in a kauri wood villa with all mod cons including a hot tub. It's fab and well worth the drive.

Today, we ventured out to the neighbouring Driving Creek Railway, a quirky triumph of nature and technology designed by Barry Bricknell, a painter/potter/engineer extraordinaire. The railway …

Coromandel and onwards

A travel blog entry by edandkate


... although we have since managed to get the heater going and the hire company have offered to compensate us for the problems. After this it was a little less than an hour to Te Aroha where we'd planned to spend the night. This small town is home to a mountain with some good walks that we were eager to get out on having spent a couple if days sheltering indoors. Armed with a series of maps and some good advice from the local tourist information centre (i-Site) ...

The Puddle Muddle

A travel blog entry by handytravels


... its freezing temperature. It was probably the group of school children that leapt into it carefree that motivated us to do likewise.

“Imagine an Alien watching a documentary on humans, just how would you explain this?”

Here we were, darkness setting in around us, the occasional flashing of cameras lighting up the evening sky, the rain spluttering out like a broken shower head, and the rushing of the tide ...

When they say hot they mean HOT!

A travel blog entry by ouradventure14


... by how hot the water beneath he sand is by how hot your feet feel and as we found out by burning our feet. We soon realised that would be why no one else was digging there then! We dugg out the hole and rewarded ourselves with a lie down and a couple of hours people watching and watched as everyone all did the same thing and burnt their ...

New Zealand - Coromandel Peninsula

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... in 2 days if rushed). We didn´t have more than 1,5 days to explore the most interesting sites of the Coromandel Peninsula, however, we believe we managed to see everything important. You would probably need much more time if you intended to check out most of the Coromandel´s beaches properly. Since Gonzalo´s parents weren´t logically so excited about chilling on beaches we got to know only a few of them.

At about 14.00 we departed from Auckland and we made our first ...

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This ranch, located on 21A Colville Road, Coromandel, is near Driving Creek Railway and Potteries, Mercury Bay, and Cormandel Forest Park.
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