If you go: Coromandel, New Zealand

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From LAX, Air New Zealand, Air Pacific and Qantas all fly to Auckland, New Zealand, nearest major airport to Coromandel Town. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,328.


To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code), 64 (the country code for New Zealand) and the local number.


Bachcare Holiday Homes, 9-361-1550,, or e-mail

Bookabach,, is a rental-listing site where you deal directly with property owners. Make sure price includes linens.


The Waterworks, 471, The 309 Road, Coromandel Town; 7-866-2113,

Highzone Adventure Ropes Course, 49 Kaimarama Road, Whitianga;, or e-mail

Lost Springs Thermal Pools & Day Spa, 121A Cook Drive, Whitianga; 7-866-0456,, e-mail

Bay Carving, 12 Esplanade, Whitianga; 7-866-4021;; e-mail (reservations recommended).

Karangahake Walkway: 7-8687-284,


Driving Creek Café; 180 Driving Creek Road, Coromandel Town; 7-866-7066,

Salt Bar & Restaurant, 1 Blacksmith Lane, Whitianga; 7-866-5818.

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