The Coromandel and the Bay of Plenty Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The Coromandel and the Bay of Plenty - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Tauranga 11

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Whakatane Observatory

  • Observatory/Planetarium

If you've a hankering to see the stars from an antipodean perspective, check out the Whakatane Observatory, up on a hill above the town.

Wharekawa Wildlife Refuge

  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Stop at the dazzling, white-sand Opoutere Beach and Wharekawa (fah-ray- ka -wa) Wildlife Refuge, reached by a five-minute drive off SH25,...


  • Store/Shop/Mall

If you're looking for easily packaged New Zealand objet d'art, this Mount Maunganui design store is a good place to stock up. Although...


  • Garden/Arboretum

This is one of New Zealand's most unusual gardens. For more than 50 years, Pam Gwynne worked every square inch of her ¼-acre lot, creating...

Pete's Collectibles

  • Store/Shop/Mall

If you're interested in the retro side of New Zealand, Pete's is one of a cluster of stores in Thames selling 1950s–1970s New Zealand–made...

Nectar Lounge Bar

  • Arts/Performance Venue

Even the most jaded New York barfly would be hard-pressed to find fault with the deeply stylish Nectar Lounge Bar, which is only open...

Coromandel Discovery Tours

  • Tour–Sight

If you want to hike the Coastal Walkway, around the scenic northern end of the Peninsula, you will need transport to get to each end...

Mount Surf Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

This quirky spot displays more than 500 surfboards, some from the beginning of surfing in New Zealand, and other surf memorabilia—reportedly...

Paparoa Marae

  • Local Interest–Sight

The whānau (family) of Paparoa Marae provides a marae (meeting house) experience that is down-to-earth. It's a working marae so, along...

Katikati Heritage Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

For a local, hands-on history of Katikati from its Māori roots through today, as well as contemporary art exhibits, check out the Katikati...


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