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We had a great day with leanne grom Coromandel Discovery. We did the Coastel walkway. Leanne drove... read more

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Beautiful, worth the hike.

Barb was our guide and made the trip perfect. She knows a lot of the history and drives slow... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was the most informative trip I can every imagine taking! The driver knew just exactly when to arrive at a selected spot for the best photos, knew everything from geology to history, botany to photography. Fabulous hike if you can do that part. If not, the ride alone is totally glorious. If I had to choose one place to return, it would be to the Coromandel.

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Michael A, Owner at Coromandel Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2016

Thank-you,and I to enjoyed your time with Coromandel Discovery,all the little extra things you saw and did,including the great photo's you took, helped to make your day trip and mine a pleasant drive and walk.
Have a safe trip and enjoy the rest of New Zealand.

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Michael was a great guide - he was very informative about all aspects of the local area on our bus journey to Fletchers Bay. We found it all so interesting and he had a great sense of humour too! We had perfect weather for the 3.5 / 4 hour walk which is literally stunning, with a welcome cup of tea/coffee and cake waiting for us when we got to Stony Bay. Highly recommended.

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Michael A, Manager at Coromandel Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Hi There ,Thanks for your response,I have just found the email in the system,we appreciated your comments.

Cheers.

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Reviewed 26 August 2016

We were very grateful that we had Michael to drive us to the head of the walk. We learned a good deal on the way and would never have braved the full drive ourselves.
The walk was AMAZING. It's winter, and we literally saw no one else for the whole 10km. It was wet and mucky (incl. sheep muck!) and if we hadn't had on high waterproof hiking boots it would have been a miserable day, but we did, and it was fab!
The coffee and cake after was very welcome. If you even flirt with motion sickness, protect yourself on the way back down. I was literally green when we exited the van even though I was wearing my trusty Sea Bands.

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Michael A, Manager at Coromandel Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Hi There,Thanks for your response,I have just located it and appreciate your comments.
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Michael was our entertaining driver and guide on our day trip to the north of the Coromandel peninsula. His knowledge (historical, ornithological, geographical and personal) was generously shared. Our vehicle was clean and comfortable on the unmade roads. Those who completed the 10km Coromandel Coastal Walkway received achievement awards.

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Michael A, Manager at Coromandel Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

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Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

We phoned at 8am and were picked up at our motel at 8:45 as they had space on that day's trip. After a short stop at the bakery to get provisions we set of on the drive to Stoney Bay. The drive was about 2 hours with a stop at the Stoney Bay campsite for coffee before setting off on the walk. Barbara our driver was an excellent hostess and gave a very informative talk on the way there. We had excellent weather and comfortably completed the walk in 3.5 hours. Parts of the walk are steep so you need to be in reasonable shape for this although my husband managed it with the aid of his walking stick! Barbara met us at Fletcher Bay for coffee and fruit cake and we got back at about 5pm.
I would highly recommend this trip. It's not something you can do easily yourself as the road up is unsealed (no hire cars allowed) and you would have to do the return walk to get back to your vehicle.

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Michael A, Manager at Coromandel Discovery Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Hi There,
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