Coromandel Discovery Road Trip: Auckland, Whitianga & Coromandel

Coromandel - Photo by Mark von Nagy, www.vonnagy.comCoromandel - Photo by Mark von Nagy,

If you want your road trip to include dazzling natural beauty, idyllic beaches and golden sunshine then think about taking a drive around New Zealand. This is a road trip route that works for just about anyone—couples, families or singles. Possible activities range from discovering the islands off the coast of Whitianga to heading to Cathedral Cove and Shakespeare's Cliff.

Cathedral Cove, Coromandel - Photo by Micknz, Creative Commons 

Forest, Coromandel Peninsula - Photo by JShook, Creative Commons

Things to Do on this New Zealand Road Trip

Bungy Jum
p Off the Auckland Harbour Bridge

Watch Whales and Dolphins at the Hauraki Gulf Safari

Go Canyoning at Waitakere Ranges

Visit Quaint and Historic Coastal Devonport

Take a Trip to Gorgeous Motuihe Island

Theme Park Fun at Rainbow's End

Enjoy the Surf at Piha Beach and the View from Lion Rock

Hire a Banana Boat in Whitianga

Visit the Lost Spring Thermal Pool for a Relaxing Spa Day

Explore the Coromandel Ranges
Eat Delish Local Seafood

Scuba Dive at Cathedral Cove—or rent a kayak instead! Take in Shakespeare’s Cliff and Beach

 By Connie Limoncelli

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