$599.00 NZD

Auckland > Coromandel

Friday to Sunday

Weekend Road Trip to Coromandel

Get amongst our weekend tour to the Coromandel Peninsula and Cathedral Cove. Its pristine golden beaches are perfect for water activities and relaxing, even in our famous Hot Water beach where you can dig your own mini-jacuzzi! Misty forests and natural hideaways make it the perfect holiday getaway with new friends!

Trip Details

The Particulars


$599.00 NZD

You can secure your spot with a $99 deposit and pay the rest later! Check our Terms & Conditions for more details.

Meeting point

On Friday, you’ll need to meet us at 6PM in Auckland CBD at Lylo Hostel on Cook St

We will be finishing this tour on Sunday at 6pm in Auckland CBD.

On the road

3 days, 2 nights

Group size

Small groups of up to 12 people

Taking part

You must be 18+ years old to book


Multi-share hostel with shared facilities

Tour staff

You will have a local tour leader with you during your road trip with us. They will be your driver, host, cook, and new best mate!


2023 dates

  • 24th February – 26th February
  • 10th March – 12th March
  • 7th April – 9th April
  • 21st April – 23rd April

What's Included in this tour?

Tasty continental breakfasts every day

Comfortable mini-bus transport & passionate local kiwi guides

2 nights at a boutique hostel accommodation (dorm share)

Walk to the Cathedral Cove, one of the most picturesque spots (and there are many) in The Coromandel.

Dig a mini-Jacuzzi at world famous 'Hot Water Beach'

Enjoy and relax at the beautiful Hahei beach

Climb aboard for a captivating train ride to the EyeFull Tower and through regenerating forest.

Witness the Famous L&P bottle in Paeroa - an awesome photo spot.

Stop at Pokeno for an opportunity to grab an ice cream with up to 18 scoops!!

Experience the Coromandel Zipline and glide through the forest on a unique zipline canopy tour

Experience Coromandel’s breath-taking native forest

What You’ll See & Do

Welcome aboard! Today is the first day of our Backyard Roady. After a quick meet and greet in Auckland, we load into our van and head south towards the Coromandel Peninsula. Whilst in the van your tour leader will explain all the add on activities you can do in Coromandel and you can book it all in! It is a late start so we will be pretty much just getting to our destination and heading out for our first group dinner.

Accommodation: Multi-share hostel with shared facilities

In the Morning, your guides will prepare a continental breakfast before heading off over to the East Coast of the Coromandel Peninsula. Our first stop will be at the stunning Cathedral Cove which includes an easy walk down to the beach. If you would like to, jump on a Sea kayak Tour and explore the area from the water instead. Afterwards we will head to Hot Water Beach for an opportunity to dig your own spa to soak in! We then pop over to Whitianga for a little explore before making our way back to Coromandel Town where the night is yours to explore and have some dinner.

Accommodation: Multi-share hostel with shared facilities
Included meals: Breakfast
Included activities:

  • Hot Water Beach
  • Cathedral Cove

Optional activities:

  • Cathedral Cove Kayaking Tour – $145

Our last day, but still a lot to get through! After breakfast, we will head over to Coromandel Zipline Tours, where you glide through the forest on this unique zipline canopy tour and experience Coromandel’s breath-taking native forest from all levels, as you fly above trees and walk beneath ferns. Hear about Driving Creek’s transformation from kauri logging and gold mining to a thriving hand-planted native forest, a haven for regenerating kauri trees and kiwi. Next up will be a drive south towards Paeroa to see the Famous L&P bottle – an awesome photo spot. Then it is time to head back towards Auckland for drop off by 5pm. Not to forget a quick stop in at Pokeno for an opportunity to grab an ice cream with up to 18 scoops!! A good way to finish off a summer tour.

Included meals: Breakfast
Included activities:

  • Driving Creek Railway experience
  • Coromandel Zipline Tour
  • The Famous L&P Bottle
  • Stop at the famous Pokeno Ice Cream shop

Some Important Details

COVID restrictions/changes or cancellations to your booking:


  • All cancellations of bookings by you must be made in writing. We will not regard a booking as cancelled unless an email written notice has been received by us from you.
  • Cancellation can only be made up to 14 days before the departure of your tour. Once the cancellation is accepted a refund of the total ticket price (less the $99 deposit) will be paid to you. The refundable portion does not include the non-refundable $99 deposit.
  • No refunds will be available for cancellations within 14 days of the departure date.
  • We recognise that our current tours may require flexibility around cancellations during this evolving global situation. As such, if your travel arrangement to the meetup zone has been affected due to COVID Alert level restrictions your tour purchase will be 100% refundable (excl. any credit card, booking fee).


What to bring:


  • We ask that you only bring 2 bags: 1 medium-sized one for your clothes and general belongings, and 1 small day bag to keep with you on the bus
  • New Zealand weather can be unpredictable, so make sure you bring swimwear and a towel, as well as warm clothes and a rain jacket
  • All bedding is provided, but you can bring your favourite pillow if you like

Some Lovely Words From Past Roadies