127
trips planned by users
©

Paeroa trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Paeroa

4.1
Biking Trails · Monuments · Gardens
Paeroa is a small town in New Zealand, in the northern Waikato region of the Thames Valley. Located at the foot of the Coromandel Peninsula, it is close to the junction of the Waihou and Ohinemuri Rivers, 20 kilometres (12.4 miles) from the coast at the Firth of Thames. The population is 3900.Paeroa is known for its mineral springs, which used to provide the water used in a local soft drink, Lemon & Paeroa.HistoryCaptain James Cook explored the Waihou River in 1779, taking a long-boat up as far as Netherton, just a couple of miles from where the town of Paeroa was built 100 years on.The area was briefly explored in October 1826 by Captain James Herd, in command of the Lambton and the Isabella (or Rosanna). Herd was sent on an exploratory mission by the first organisation to be known as the New Zealand Company and claimed to have bought 1000000acre of land from local Māori in Hokianga and Manukau.By 1869, anticipating the rush to the Ohinemuri Goldfields, considerable numbers of miners camped at Cashell’s Landing "Puke".In 1870, Asher Casserels, a Lithuanian, leased the block of land known as Paeroa from Māori. This included Primrose Hill and most of what is now the town centre.
Use our New Zealand trip planner to arrange the details of your trip to Paeroa and other destinations.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Paeroa

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Paeroa

©
Biking Trail
Hauraki Rail Trail
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
©
Farm
Bullswool Farm Heritage Park
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
©
Garden
The Depot Garden
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
©
Monument
Lemon & Paeroa Bottle
2.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Side trips from Paeroa

Hiking Trail
Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway Waihi
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
©
Garden
RAPAURA Watergardens Thames
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
©
Beach
Whangamata Beach Whangamata
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
©
Mountain
Mount Paku Tairua
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

Places to visit with Paeroa

Taupo Trip planner BEST FOR: Waterfall, Geologic Formation, Landmark Rotorua Trip planner BEST FOR: Hot Spring, Zipline, Nightlife Paihia Trip planner BEST FOR: Historic Site, Swim with Dolphins, Dolphin / Whale Watching Tongariro National Park Trip planner BEST FOR: World heritage site, Hiking Trail, Ski Area Auckland Trip planner BEST FOR: Observation Deck, Volcano, Military Museum