Coromandel region

Walking up a stream, Kauaeranga Valley. Photo: Rebecca Stanley.

Walking up a stream, Kauaeranga Valley

Map showing Coromandel region.

The Kauaeranga Valley has many campgrounds nestled beside the Kauaeranga River, which flows down from the Coromandel Ranges through the valley. The valley has a choice of walks, swimming spots and historic relics from kauri logging days.

View the Kauaeranga Valley and Broken Hills recreation brochure (PDF, 4,823K).


The Kauaeranga Valley is 13 km to the east in behind the town of Thames, on the Coromandel Peninsula.

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Total fire ban

There is a total fire ban in place in all DOC campsites in the Coromandel - no open fires, no camp fires, and no fireworks are permitted.

Alerts for Coromandel places


Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 7 867 9080
Address:   Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
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Waiau / Coromandel Base
Phone:      +64 7 866 1100
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Hauraki Office
Phone:      +64 7 867 9180
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