Coromandel ferry port in New Zealand connects you with Auckland in New Zealand with a choice of up to 2 ferry crossings per week. The duration of the Coromandel to Auckland crossing is from 2 hours and the crossing is operated by Fullers Ferry.
Lying on the Auckland Pacific East coast, the Coromandel Peninsula forms the Eastern wall of the Hauraki Gulf. The drive from New Zealand’s largest city and to Coromandel takes approximately two and a half hours whilst the is a relaxing two hour sailing, taking in the stunning sea vistas as travel.
The area is full of walking trails and beaches, where you can climb the ridges and take in the beautiful beachside views, or even go for a swim in the warmer months. You can enjoy the geothermal springs at The Lost Spring Thermal Resort, be in awe of the giant trees in the Kauri Forest or visit the fantastic Cathedral Cove, arguably the most famous landmark on the peninsula.
Coromandel town itself is steeped in history, with a gold mining tradition that dates back to 1852. If you fancy sampling the local cuisine, restaurants and cafes line the walk along Long Bay Beach. The town is also home to the country’s steepest mountain railway, Driving Creek, where at the top you’ll be treated to wonderful views overlooking Coromandel and beyond.
There is a great variety of Coromandel accommodation options, but it is also possible to explore and experience some of the highlights with a day trip from the city. From the ferry there is a shuttle service that will take you on the 20 minute journey from the wharf into the town.
Hannafords Wharf, Te Kuoma Rd
If you need to spend a night at or near Coromandel ferry port before or after your trip or if you are looking for accommodation for your entire stay, please visit our Coromandel Accommodation page for the best accommodation prices and one of the largest selections available online!