Driving Creek
in Thames-Coromandel District of Waikato, New Zealand

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-36.733 and 175.500 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -36° 43' 59" and E 175° 30' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - NZD
Spoken languages:
English, Maori
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 06:20 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:21 am and 5:27 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
36.721 and -4.503 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Puerto de la Torre
References
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for New Zealand in Australia and New Zealand

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to New Zealand.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning New Zealand. Last Update: 2024-07-24 07:55:55

Delve into Driving Creek

Driving Creek in Thames-Coromandel District (Waikato) is a city located in New Zealand about 317 mi (or 510 km) north of Wellington, the country's capital town.

Current time in Driving Creek is now 06:20 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Auckland with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Driving Creek, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in New Zealand is Coromandel Aerodrome in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Whangarei and Rotorua. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 57 °F

Morning Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 78%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 25th of July 2024

16°C (60 °F)
10°C (51 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Friday, 26th of July 2024

14°C (57 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

Saturday, 27th of July 2024

14°C (57 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Indigo Bush Studios

Address
0,2 mi
19 Flays Road
3506 Coromandel
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Coromandel TOP 10 Holiday Park

Address
1,6 mi
636-732 Rings Road
2851 Coromandel
New Zealand

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Driving Creek Railway - Coromandel Peninsula - New Zealand.

Published: August 24, 2013
Length: 04:43 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Timsvideochannel1

Take a trip on an unusual train, as we make our way through re-planted native kauri forest. Our trip includes 2 spirals, 3 short tunnels, 5 reversing points and several large viaducts as we...


The Pinnacles in Coromandel, New Zealand [GoPro]

Published: June 18, 2014
Length: 27:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: stenly311

A daywalk up the Kauri Trail to bag The Pinnacles offers a combination of interesting history, a precarious summit, and a good introduction New Zealand tramping. The track is generally very...


Tiki Trips: Coromandel with Air New Zealand Grabaseat

Published: September 25, 2014
Length: 35:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: grabaseat

Meet Coromandel local, Emma and check out some of her top picks for things to do in the Coromandel. Want to explore the Coromandel for yourself? Check out Tiki Trips for some great ideas...


Coromandel Log Ride

Published: July 04, 2011
Length: 05:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BlackPurpleFish

Follow a logging truck in New Zealand to Coromandel Town , then over the hills to the Thames coast. As night falls, the truck finally stops outside the Royal Hotel in the small coastal village...


Abandoned Gold Mine New Zealand - Coromandel Lillis Mine

Published: March 04, 2012
Length: 45:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tacticalmunitions

One the many many mines in the hills above Coromandel Town, New Zealand.


Kayak Fishing With KFDU Team in Coromandel New Zealand

Published: July 19, 2012
Length: 02:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: NZkayakfishing

Featuring Australian kayak fishing forum members from the KFDU Team landing some nice snapper in extreme conditions during their visit to Coromandel with professional kayak fishing angler Rob ...


Driving Creek Railway in The Coromandel, New Zealand

Published: January 28, 2011
Length: 36:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TheCoromandel goodforyoursoul

Driving Creek Railway is based in Coromandel Town, New Zealand. The Coromandel region is one of New Zealand's favourite holiday destinations. More information about Driving Creek Railway can...


Over the Hill to Coromandel

Published: February 19, 2015
Length: 09:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: redbeema

The Coromandel Loop road from Thames around the Coromandel Peninsula and back to Thames in either direction is one of the most spectacular rides in the North Island of New Zealand. This clip...


The Bounty Hunter 2012 - Fishing Tournament Coromandel NZ - MOODSWINGA

Published: July 13, 2012
Length: 13:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ryan Hollingsworth

Finally got away from work to do some serious fishing, unfortunately only a few pannies for the bin, but all in all it was a bloody good time, met some awesome people at the Top Pub, had a...


Street Triple over Coromandel Hill New Zealand

Published: August 31, 2010
Length: 16:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: NZbird

I'm fortunate to live just a few minutes from the Coromandel Loop, arguably one of New Zealand's best motorcycling roads. This video was shot on my Triumph Street Triple going over the Coromandel...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Coromandel, New Zealand

Coromandel is the name of a town and harbour on the western side of the Coromandel Peninsula, which is on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It is 75 kilometres east of the city of Auckland, although the road between them, which winds around the Firth of Thames and Hauraki Gulf coasts, is 190 km long.

Located at -36.7667, 175.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Thames-Coromandel District, Bays of New Zealand, Populated places in New Zealand

Driving Creek Railway

The Driving Creek Railway is a narrow gauge bush and mountain railway on the outskirts of the provincial town of Coromandel on the northwestern coast of the Coromandel Peninsula on New Zealand's North Island. The railway leads up the mountain to a viewing platform building 165m high above the surrounding Coromandel west coast country.

Located at -36.7369, 175.504 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rail transport in the Waikato Region, Heritage railways in New Zealand, 15 inch gauge railways, Thames-Coromandel District, Visitor attractions in the Waikato Region

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