1. New Zealand
  2. Coromandel Peninsula
  3. Whitianga
  4. Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve - Cathedral Cove

Coromandel Hot Water Beach & Cathedral Cove Private Day Tour

Product ID: 157596
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Visit the most talked about locations on the Coromandel. From Shakespeare Cliff with 180-degree views from Whitianga to Cooks Beach and the islands beyond.
About this activity
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English, French

Pickup included

Pick-up and drop off available from local Whitianga accommodation. Provide your hotel details and the local operator will confirm your pick-up details. If you are staying outside of Whitianga, please contact the supplier for pickup rate inquiries.

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  • Soak in your own natural thermal pool with the best views around
  • Visit the iconic arch of Cathedral Cove
  • Relax and enjoy lunch in stunning surroundings
Full description
Visit the most talked about locations on the Coromandel. From Shakespeare Cliff, where you will have panoramic views of Whitianga, to Cooks Beach and the many islands dotted on the horizon.

Take a 40 minute walk from the lookout on a well sealed track which will bring you to the unspoilt beauty of the Cathedral’s naturally formed arch.

Next, visit Hot Water Beach. There, take a dip in a natural thermal pool and or dig your own in the hot water that bubbles up from the sand (a spade will be provided). Take in the stunning views and enjoy lunch at a local café or vineyard and later, afternoon tea (both of which are supplied).
  • Transport
  • Experienced driver-guide
  • Morning or afternoon tea
  • Lunch at a local cafe or vineyard
  • Bottled water and sunblock
What’s Not Included
  • Water taxi

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• Please bring a swimming costume, towel, appropriate clothing and footwear (including sunhat), camera, dry clothes for the return trip

• The walk is a mix of up and downhill so good walking shoes are recommended

• If you have food allergies it is recommended that you bring a suitable snack to have with the complimentary coffee
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Explore Paradise

Product ID: 157596