Coromandel Peninsula and the Bay of Plenty Travel Guide

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Plan Your Coromandel Peninsula and the Bay of Plenty Vacation

Beautiful sandy beaches, lush native forests, and some steamy geothermal activity make Coromandel Peninsula and Bay of Plenty quite a departure from überurban Auckland. Many residents live in fishing villages or small rural towns, with the occasional artsy community or alternative-lifestyle commune thrown in, particularly in the Coromandel.

Hotels

Coromandel Peninsula and the Bay of Plenty Hotels

Like mellow places around the world, you'll find plenty of comfortable bed-and-breakfasts and mom-and-pop motels, but both Coromandel and Bay of Plenty...read more

Restaurants

Coromandel Peninsula and the Bay of Plenty Restaurants

There are many dining options across the Coromandel and Bay of Plenty. You can buy food from roadside seafood shacks and take-out fish-and-chips joints...read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Coromandel Peninsula and the Bay of Plenty

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Coromandel Peninsula and the Bay of Plenty Experiences

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