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Driving Creek

SAVE 15% on all activities; Driving Creek has an experience for everyone… the adventurer, the creative, the nature enthusiast, and everyone in between! Glide through the trees on our adventurous eight zipline canopy tour, climb aboard our train for a captivating rail journey, or join a pottery class and learn the basics of wheel throwing with a professional potter. Driving Creek is where art, conservation, engineering, and adventure come together to offer a variety of guided experiences.   Founded by Barry Brickell in 1973 Driving Creek has evolved from a grass-roots pottery to include an authentic railway tour and an adventurous zipline tour through  native forest. Driving Creek is a fully charitable tourism operator with the profits going into conservation projects, supporting the arts and promoting tourism in Coromandel.    

Explore Our Backyard Members Deal

Save 15% on all activities all you need to do is go to your membership page to find out how to get the deal

Our experiences:

  • A captivating 1 ¼ hour guide railway journey that winds though native forest, over viaducts and through tunnels as you climb to the ‘Eyeful Tower’ for a superb view over the Hauraki Gulf.
  • An unforgettable eight zipline canopy tour where you experience the native forest from all levels as you walk beneath ferns and enjoy stunning views from the treetops. Takes up to 2 ½ hours.
  • Learn the basics of wheel throwing in a 1 ½ hour pottery class with professional potter, and connect with the 50-year history of pottery at Driving Creek.

 

 

 

 

Tours & Products

Our experiences:

  • A captivating 1 ¼ hour guide railway journey that winds though native forest, over viaducts and through tunnels as you climb to the ‘Eyeful Tower’ for a superb view over the Hauraki Gulf.

 

  • An unforgettable eight zipline canopy tour where you experience the native forest from all levels as you walk beneath ferns and enjoy stunning views from the treetops. Takes up to 2 ½ hours.

 

  • Learn the basics of wheel throwing in a 1 ½ hour pottery class with professional potter, and connect with the 50-year history of pottery at Driving Creek.

 

 

Accommodation Nearby

Terms & Conditions

  • Available for Explore Our Backyard members only
  • A valid Explore Our Backyard membership card with identification must be presented to staff to claim discount
  • Direct bookings only
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other discounts, promotions or deals

 

Activity Info

380 Driving Creek Road
Coromandel