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Whangamata

Whangamata is famous for its surfing and is a popular holiday spot for locals.  As well as surf beaches there are calm bays for safe swimming and a harbour for kayaking and fishing.  For a break from the water, enjoy one of the many local walks  through lush rainforest, passing streams and waterfalls and taking in some of the history from the historic gold mining industry.

Whenuakura Island (Donut Island) Kayak Tour

Whenuakura Island (Donut Island) Kayak Tour

Whenuakura Island, or Donut Island to the locals, is beginning to assume iconic status alongside other regional attractions in the Coromandel. A short paddle-board or kayak to Donut Island will be rewarded with scenes that inspire the imagination. The stunning Whenuakura Island is one of a group of islands off the coast of Whangamata which have wildlife sanctuary status.

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New Zealand touring ideas

A popular style of touring is to take a preplanned self drive road trip.  After a thorough consultation with you we expertly plan and create your self drive tour around New Zealand allows you the freedom to explore at leisure with the comfort and security of pre-booked activities and accommodations. Route suggestions, GPS and APP guidance plus local support mean you are in safe hands. See self drive ideas here

If you prefer to let someone else do the work then an escorted small group tour or a private guided tour might be for you. Our range of hand picked small group itineraries are ideal if you prefer to travel in the company of like minded people. These tours limit the number of participants which means different accommodation options, exclusive activities and of course a knowledgable guide ensures you get to see the best of New Zealand. See our small group tours here. 

A private guided tour offers true flexibility and the security of a knowledgable local guiding you all the way. Well planned itineraries ensure you see exactly what you want to see but with your own driver-guide you can adapt to suit the day or your preference. 100% tailor-made to suit you a private tour is a great option when travelling as a small group. all our self drive itineraries can be replanned and priced using a private driver and guide. Just contact us to discuss your needs.

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