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The 309 Road

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309 Road Between Whitianga to Coromandel, Coromandel, New Zealand
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Did not go the whole way. Visited the Kauri Grove which was interesting and nice to see the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
BobCv
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Northern Ireland
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Testing road = worth it for the waterfall and views.

Beautiful scenery through dense forested area - some unmade road surface. Worth the slightly scary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann P
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Tuross Head, Australia
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gravel road” (26 reviews)
“kauri grove” (29 reviews)
“castle rock” (8 reviews)
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309 Road Between Whitianga to Coromandel, Coromandel, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Did not go the whole way. Visited the Kauri Grove which was interesting and nice to see the conservation going on. On way out met Stu and the pigs!!

Thank BobCv
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful scenery through dense forested area - some unmade road surface. Worth the slightly scary narrow sections.

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

If you want off the beaten track with awesome views & animals than this has to be for you. From pigs roaming free water falls rivers a great road to be on. It is gravel & windy but it is a must do & see

1  Thank Kimsteve15
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This brought back memories of our not so pc teen age years when we did this road in a mostly sideways manner, practising our rally driving skills. Now in our mature years and more traffic on the road we took it in a much more...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

An amazing road to take take your time on and relax and enjoy the scenery and see the pigs on the way

Thank TripHappy12
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Easy to see heaps of wild pigs on the road. Some pretty disgusting properties that you just want to keep driving past. Good short cut across the top.

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This road is a must, takes you through some beautiful locations and the pig patting was funny loved the piglets 🐷

Thank AlleyNZ
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Be careful taking this road it starts off Tarmac and then for the majority it is gravel and when wet is very slippy and very muddy, it does cut a lot of distance off the journey compared to the main road and there are some...More

Thank applegate69
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I drove back to Whitianga via this road. The pigs were great and very friendly and you can pat the pigs. There's a lovely waterfall on the road too which is a 50m walk to a good advantage point. The road is slippery in the...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My wife and I enjoyed the drive from Coromandel to Whiting even though we had a few showers of rain along the way. There were quite a few places to stop along the way. Stopping to feed the pigs and a visit to Waterworks were...More

Thank Alastair B
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conandkids
15 October 2017|
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Response from SHERYL407 | Reviewed this property |
Also January would be very busy. So come in on 309 road from coromandel side
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hilda b
13 August 2016|
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Response from bwucee |
No price, just an alternate lifestyle who runs a large group of kuni kuni pigs. About 2-3 hrs from Tokoroa. You need to go to the Coromandel area as a destination, great place
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