sunrise tour

Our most popular tour! Witness the magic and catch a breathtaking sunrise while soaking in your own natural hot pool.. Your guide will pick you up before the sun rises and take you to a magical spot on the Coromandel, our world famous Hot Water Beach. Indulge in a delicious breakfast (continental, croissant, orange juice, coffee and tea). Your guide will dig your very own hot pool in the sand where you will the relax and soak and watch the sunrise over the most serene setting. Due to the variation of tide times, the time of your tour will be confirmed upon your booking. However it always be early morning before 7am.  Warm towels, buckets and spades will be provided.


The Coromandel is full of scenic wonders and breathtaking sights and magestic scenery - beaches and beyond. We have created bespoke and insightful tours to give you an authentic local experience during your stay here in paradise.

Join one of our established tours, or talk to us about about creating your own! We can create tours from 2 or more people.

At Sandshifters, we work with nature. Our tour times do vary depending on what Tangaroa (the god of the sea) provides us for the day - times are noted on the calendar, but if you do have any questions - just ask!


Jump onboard and relax without the hassle of trying to find your way around and experience the sights in your own time. The tour includes: pick up and drop off from Ferry Landing (we can also arrange to collect you from another point), pick up and drop off to Cathedral Cove where you are free to wander and enjoy the splendour, pick up and drop off to Hot Water Beach for you to relax and dig your own natural hot pool. As we work with Mother Nature and changing tides, the order and hours of this tour vary. Warm towels, buckets and spades will be provided.

WINE & FOOD tour

One of our exclusive tours! Rally up your friends and talk to us about our Wine & Food Tour. We work with some of the best venues here, let us take you and your party on an adventure to sample our finest wineries, breweries and delicacies here on the Coromandel..


Get a group together and for a bit of fun - touch base with us about our custom made packages.

Custom Tour

Minimise the hassle of getting around and talk to us about about our custom tours! We can organise specialised private tours to suit you for 2 or more people. Talk to us about your activites and interests and leave it to our knowledgable team to source the best for you.


 The Coromandel has a wealth of activities, from boat trips, adventure/thrill seekers, kayaking/ snorkelling, cultural, art, and of course some of the best scenery in New Zealand. We just need to know a little about you and we will put together something special and unique to give you and unforgettable experience.