Opera Point on the Coromandel Peninsula offers a walk on an old tramway line to a pleasant beach.

Track overview

500 m loop

Walking and tramping

15 min Easiest: Short walk

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only
  • Stop kauri dieback and protect kauri
    • Kauri dieback disease is spread through soil.
    • Scrub soil off shoes and gear and check it's all removed before you go.
    • Use a hygiene station when you enter and leave.
    • Always stay on the track.

    How you can help save kauri

About this track


The track follows an old tramway from the car park to a pleasant beach and the site of Craig’s saw mill, built in 1862. See Historic Opera Point.

The Raukawa pā site on the reserve offers excellent coastal views.

Getting there

Off State Highway 25 near Whangapoua between Whitianga and Coromandel.


Kauaeranga Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 867 9080
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   995C Kauaeranga Valley Road
Thames 3577
Postal Address:   PO Box 343
Thames 3540
Hauraki Office
Phone:   +64 7 867 9180
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   3/366 Ngati Maru Highway (SH25)
Thames 3500
Postal Address:   PO Box 343
Thames 3540
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