Only an hour drive from Auckland international Airport and less than 2 hours from central Auckland, Hamilton, Rotorua and Tauranga, the Coromandel is the perfect place to escape to. A scenic ferry cruise from downtown Auckland to Coromandel town takes 1 hour and 50 minutes. There are scheduled flights into Whitianga and helicopter flights to and from The Coromandel region. You can also charter flights into Pauanui or Thames airports. Plan your Coromandel roadtrip and find out why The Coromandel is good for your soul. Find our more about getting here and how to get around once you're here. Discover the Coromandel Peninsula from one of the best vantage points The Coromandel is full of adventurous locations and stunning peninsula views. Start your Coromandel experience with one of these private ferry services: Auckland to Coromandel Ferry 360 Discovery Cruises runs this ferry service all year round from Auckland to Coromandel Town. This also offers a free shuttle bus service from Hannaford’s Wharf to the centre of Coromandel Town. Find out more about the service and its timetable here. Tairua/Pauanui Ferry Services are run all day in summer between the Tairua Wharf, the Paku jetty and Pauanui. Find out more here. Whitianga Ferry Whitianga Water Transport runs continuous services seven days a week all year round between Whitianga Wharf and Ferry Landing. Find out more here.