Tairua is a small seaside town and fishing village sitting on a natural harbour. The dominant feature is Paku Hill and extinct volcanic cone that stands at the harbour entrance. Great views of the town ship and the Pacific Ocean can be enjoyed from the look out at the top. With numerous white sandy beaches, cafes and restaurants this is a great place to spend some relaxing time. Dive trips to the Alderman Islands depart from here.
A photographer's dream! A delightful sample of Coromandel Peninsula's natural heritage and scenic beauty. Enjoy the flora and fauna of the semi-tropical rainforest with giant ferns, kauri trees and crystal clear streams. Visit the old historic gold caves sparkling with glowworms and hear the fascinating history of this magic area. Visit stunning coastal scenery with white sand beaches, magnificent cliffs decorated with ancient Pohutukawa trees, old Maori pa sites and offshore islands. A visit to Hot Water Beach [tide permitting]. Lunch is included and will be a delightful picnic or a visit to our favourite cafe. The Nature and Coast day walk is their most popular walk and is a gentle walk suitable for everyone including children.
Epic Adventures specialise in fishing charters and guided fishing holidays. Based in Tairua on the Coromandel this part of New Zealand is renowned for its great fishing.
Trips range from half to 3 days and all equipment is provided as well as morning and afternoon tea and lunch on full day trips.
Often caught are good sized snapper, yellowtail kingfish, hapuku, striped and blue marlin, mahimahi, kahawai, trevally, john dory, yellowfin tuna, albacore tuna, terakihi, mako shark and if you're keen on some diving tot then the occasional crayfish might also be caught.