Getting Here & Around

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Auckland to Thames

Located approximately 100km south east of the Auckland airport, Thames is only a short 1hour 20min drive from New Zealand's largest city.  The easy drive down State Highway 1 and across  State Highway 25 makes it the perfect location for a day trip or a weekend escape. 

If you don't have a car you can also easily jump on a bus or enjoy a scenic ferry cruise from downtown Auckland to Coromandel town which 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 Thames airport. 

 

Hamilton to Thames

If you are traveling from the south you will find Thames is approximately 100km north east of Hamilton.  The 1hour 20minute drive from Hamilton takes you through Morrinsville and up State Highway 26.  Buses run from Hamilton to Thames daily.