- 1 How do I get from Auckland to Coromandel?
- 2 Is there a ferry from Waiheke Island to Coromandel?
- 3 How do you get around Coromandel?
- 4 How far is the walk to Cathedral Cove?
- 5 What is Coromandel known for?
- 6 How long is the ferry from Auckland to Coromandel?
- 7 Is there a car ferry from Auckland to Coromandel?
- 8 What towns are in the Coromandel?
- 9 Is Coromandel worth visiting?
- 10 Why it is called Coromandel coast?
- 11 Can you fly from Auckland to Whitianga?
- 12 Is Cathedral Cove Walk Hard?
- 13 Do you have to walk to Cathedral Cove?
- 14 Can you walk through Cathedral Cove at high tide?
How do I get from Auckland to Coromandel?
The scenic cruise from Downtown Auckland takes approximately two hours, while a departure from Orapiu Wharf (Waiheke Island) makes the journey only about an hour. The ferry arrives into Hannafords Wharf, connecting to a complimentary shuttle bus for a 15-minute journey to Coromandel Town.
Is there a ferry from Waiheke Island to Coromandel?
The quickest way to get from Waiheke Island to Coromandel is to ferry which costs $95 – $140 and takes 4h 43m. It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Waiheke Island to Coromandel, including transfers.
How do you get around Coromandel?
One main road circumnavigates the peninsula (the SH25) so hitch-hiking is a very reliable way to get around Coromandel. A number of local bus companies offer reliable transport around the Peninsula and many backpackers hostels offer shuttles to nearby attractions.
How far is the walk to Cathedral Cove?
How long will it take? This is a 2.5-km, 90-minute return walk. A walking track gives access to Gemstone Bay, Stingray Bay and the beautiful, sandy beaches at Cathedral Cove, separated by one of our most famous rock arches.
What is Coromandel known for?
The Coromandel, renowned for its pristine beaches, misty forests and laid-back vibe, is one of New Zealand’s most popular holiday destinations.
How long is the ferry from Auckland to Coromandel?
Catch a Fullers360 ferry from Downtown Auckland and take a relaxing 2 hour cruise through the Hauraki Gulf to Hannafords Wharf, close to Coromandel Town.
Is there a car ferry from Auckland to Coromandel?
Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Fullers Ferry.
What towns are in the Coromandel?
Find out more about the towns and communities of The Coromandel
- Cooks Beach & Ferry Landing.
- Coromandel Town.
- Hahei & Cathedral Cove.
- Hauraki Plains & Shorebird Coast.
- Hot Water Beach.
- New Chum.
Is Coromandel worth visiting?
Is Coromandel Worth Visiting? YES. If you have more than three weeks in the North Island, you can’t skip the Coromandel. While more and more people are spending at least three weeks in New Zealand, all too often the majority of the time is spent in the South Island and people rush through the North.
Why it is called Coromandel coast?
Coromandel Coast, broad coastal plain in eastern Tamil Nadu state, southern India. The region derives its name from the Tamil Chola Mandalam (“Land of the Chola,”) an ancient dynasty that ruled the region from the mid-9th century ce to 1279.
Can you fly from Auckland to Whitianga?
Air Auckland with a summer base in Whitianga will be offering flights to and from Ardmore Airport in Auckland daily, as well as flights to Slipper Island, and Pauanui. Guided Tours – our pilots provide informative tours on all flights.
Is Cathedral Cove Walk Hard?
The walk to Cathedral Cove is pretty easy in my opinion. The trail is paved the entire way so the path is flat and there are no hazards on the trail. The only hard part of the trail is at the halfway point and here you’ll need to climb a small hill.
Do you have to walk to Cathedral Cove?
Accessible only on foot or by boat, famous Cathedral Cove is one of the “must visit” sites on the Coromandel Peninsula. The track begins at the northern end of Hahei. You can visit Cathedral Cove anytime.
Can you walk through Cathedral Cove at high tide?
During high tide the archway floods and you can’t get to the other side without getting wet. 2. Bring some food and water. The walk is an hour each way and there are no vendors at the cove.