7 Hrs Return 20 km


  • Amazing beaches
  • Coastline views
  • See a range of dotted islands



One of the best coastal walks in New Zealand. Discover beautiful beaches, quiet nature and twinkling bays.

Coromandel Coastal Walkway, Coromandel

This spectacular walk takes 3.5 hours one way and offers the chance to take in the full beauty and solitude of the remote upper Coromandel Peninsula. Stony Bay and Fletchers Bay mark the start and end points of the track, and both are hidden jewels in their own right. 

Passing beneath the shadow of brooding Mt Moehau, the track traverses pristine bush, farmland and coastline.

The track follows an easy gradient with a short steep section into and out of Poley Bay. From here, you will head on to farmland where the track leads to Fletcher Bay.

Local guides and drivers provide safe transport along the stunning Port Jackson, Port Charles and Stony Bay roads. This allows travellers to relax and take in the stunning sights past the last outpost of Colville.

Department of Conservation

Track conditions often change. Be prepared by checking with the Department of Conservation before you go.

Coromandel Walkway(opens in new window)

More information

Alternative routes

  • Create a circuit using the Coromandel mountain bike track. Note this is much steeper and slippery in places.
  • About 1 hour into the track, you can follow a signposted lookout for a shorter walking option.
  • For those who wish to walk just one-way, regular shuttles are provided by Coromandel Adventures(opens in new window) and Hike & Bike(opens in new window), departing from Coromandel town.


Getting there

From Coromandel, follow Colville Road north for 31 km to Colville Bay. From there, take Port Jackson Road for 30 km to Fletcher Bay or Port Charles Road for 20 km to Stony Bay.


Need to know

Swimming at Poley Bay is hazardous because of submerged rocks.

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