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Coromandel Driving Creek attractions, things to do

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@Driving Creek Railway

Sheer magic where the timeless imagination of Harry Brickell has left a lasting legacy of joy, fun, adventure with the Coromandel Driving Creek narrow gauge railway, zipline, pottery, art gallery and workshop. A top attraction and on your bucket list for New Zealand.

@Driving Creek Railway & Pottery
@Driving Creek Railway & Pottery

Coromandel Driving Creek railway, pottery shed, zipline and art gallery is a must-go destination for visitors. Impossibly cute railway climbing the forested hills of the Coromandel with pottery displays, sculptures and quirky objects adding a quixotic charm. Then there is the distinctive pottery style of   and the stunning collection of New Zealand art works.

A place for families, art buffs and people who want to experience a unique attraction.

Aptly described by Driving Creek …

  • Climb aboard for a captivating one-hour and fifteen minute railway journey and be inspired by the story of one man’s lifetime passion to bring Art, Conservation and Engineering together to create Driving Creek
  • Your train driver will entertain you with the story of Barry Brickell and how this amazing place came to be, as your tram winds its way up to the EyeFull Tower lookout, traveling through a native forest of regenerating kauri, rimu and ferns
  • Hear how pottery has played an important role in creating Driving Creek and of our work to return the Driving Creek property to pre-European times as we travel over large viaducts, through tunnels and reversing points
  • Spy hidden gems along the way, unique pottery sculptures and artworks. This is much more than a railway journey. Suitable for all ages. An all weather activity …’

GUARANTEE – you will want to repeat the magical narrow gauge railway journey again into the world of Harry Brickell.



@Driving Creek Pottery
@Driving Creek Pottery


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