Visitor Information Centres on the Coromandel The Coromandel Peninsula has six Visitor Information Centres where tourists, prospective and permanent residents can get all the information they need to make their stay or life on the Coromandel full of adventure, activities, local cuisine and fun. Two of these centre are iSITE accredited (Thames and Whitianga). The Visitor Information Centres can be found in Coromandel Town, Thames, Whitianga, Whangamata, Pauanui and Tairua. There is also a Department of Conservation visitor centre in the Kauaeranga Valley about 15km from Thames. Find out about more about the Coromandel by visiting our Information Centre websites. Destination Coromandel The Council funds an organisation called Destination Coromandel, which is our very own Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO), which has the responsibility of marketing the Coromandel to the world. They have a great website for visitors and residents where you can find everything you need to know about this very special place. Visit their website here.