Thames

Thames is the main commercial centre for the Coromandel Peninsula and the adjacent region

Thames is the main commercial centre for the Coromandel Peninsula and the adjacent region. It is an ideal place to base a holiday.

Founded in 1867, Thames is truly a colonial town. The Gold rush and boom days have left the town with a unique character for the visitor to explore and enjoy.Shortland Court Accommodation is an ideal Base to start your adventures.

Within the town there is a wide range of attractions and activities which can be enjoyed by visitors;

 

  • Restaurants and Cafes
  • shopping
  • gold mine tours
  • Olde Grahamstown with the museum and school of mines museum
  • Goldfields shopping mall
  • Train rides
  • Tropical butterfly garden
  • Croquet and sports clubs of all types
  • Golf
  • Something for everyone at the Saturday Market, 9am-12 noon.