For the adventurous in us

Located between mountains, rivers and the sea, Thames is the perfect destination for the adventurous soul. Tramp up the Pinnacles, cycle the Hauraki Rail Trail, mountain bike the hills, catch a bin full of snapper, or discover a secret swimming hole, – and that’s just the beginning.

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Canyonz

Canyonz is ranked one of the top activities in New Zealand on Tripadvisor.com and received a certificate of excellence three years in a row. This is truly Canyoning New Zealand Read More

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Cookson Kauri Walk

Embark on a captivating journey along the Cookson Kauri Walk to the majestic Cookson Kauri tree, which is nestled within the scenic Coromandel Forest Park. This walk commences at the Read More

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Edwards Lookout Walk

Take this short walk to Edwards Lookout and you will be rewarded with extensive views up the Kauaeranga Valley. It’s a satisfying walk through mānuka-towhai forest that leads up to Read More

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Jasper Creek Walk

Jasper Creek Walk is your morning stroll while camping in paradise. The walk starts at Hotoritori Campsite up the Kauaeranga Valley and passes through regenerating tōtara, rimu, tōwai and kahikatea, Read More

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Kahikatea Track

Kahikatea Track is a family-friendly loop walk that visits a replica kauri dam. The loop starts at the DoC Visitor Centre car park and passes through lush native trees and Read More

2024-02-22T16:38:11+13:00

Karaka Track

Te Karaka - the grove of Karaka Trees. Te Maunu, a high-born chief of Ngāti Maru, resided here and owned extensive cultivations in the area of Karaka Track in the Read More

2023-11-30T17:42:44+13:00

Kauaeranga Nature Walk

Take a short, informative walk along the Kauaeranga Nature Walk to one of Kauaeranga’s most popular swimming holes, Hoffman's Pool, and experience a range of New Zealand forest types and Read More

2024-02-22T16:32:35+13:00

Model Kauri Dam

Visit an amazing one-third replica Kauri driving dam. The model kauri dam is accessed via from the Kauaeranga DoC Centre carpark and down the short Kahikatea Walk. The replica dam Read More

2023-12-06T17:41:22+13:00

Moss Creek Track

Moss Creek Track is a challenging but rewarding climb to Moss Creek Campsite - and yes, it's very green and mossy! Moss Creek Track starts along the Kauaeranga Kauri Track, Read More

2023-12-06T17:54:09+13:00

Murray’s Walk

Fancy a leisurely stroll through stunning native bush? You'll love Murray's Walk. This delightful walk is on a raised boardwalk and takes you through a variety of vegetation from mānuka, Read More

2023-08-17T11:32:36+12:00

Sky Works Helicopter

Sky Works Helicopter The magical Coromandel Peninsula is a special part of New Zealand. Its spectacular scenery of picturesque coastlines, mountainous interiors and native forest provide many scenic splendours. Take Read More

2023-12-12T13:31:08+13:00

Thames Charters

Thames Charters (Fish 4 T) Locally owned and operated in the beautiful Thames Coast Nz We Charter from the Waikawau stream. Located 20 mins from Thames We Charter with 6 Read More

2023-12-06T17:52:22+13:00

The Billygoat Circuit

The Billygoat Circuit flanks a basin with a 180m waterfall and canyoning adventure. It can be walked on the way down from the Pinnacles Hut or as a complete circuit Read More

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The Pinnacles Walk

Get ready for a spectacular Coromandel adventure on the Pinnacles Walk, which can be enjoyed in a day, or overnight. The Pinnacles Walk is an intermediate route with expansive views Read More

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Waiotahi Track 

The Waiotahi Track is accessible from Thames township. It follows an old packhorse track and passes several old goldmines with beautiful views overlooking Waiotahi stream. After 2 hours it joins Read More