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About Donna Hamilton

Along with my husband Stu, we own and operate 'Coast to Coast Tours' - Auckland's Coast and Countryside tour. Based at Muriwai Beach we showcase the region where our family has lived and farmed since 1922. Established in Jan 2002 this tour is highly rated on TripAdvisor - (2016 Excellence Award) - with over 220 5-star reviews. ...We look forward to meeting you!

Non-Discrimination Statement

By |February 8th, 2014|at our FARM|

Non-Discrimination Statement Coast to Coast Tours, Auckland NZ, does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation, in any of its activities or tours. More than likely, should disabled persons or same gender persons wish to tour with [...]

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Drafting sheep. How to sort a flock of sheep

By |December 4th, 2013|at our FARM|

Our shearer rang yesterday looking for sheep to carry on shearing during this wet weather, so it was a mad dash to get our lambs sorted and under cover. His other jobs did not have a shed to keep the sheep dry...we are lucky to have our woolshed. Drafting is how you separate sheep into [...]

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Top Auckland Tours, Prices and Itineraries of Auckland’s Best Tours

By |December 27th, 2013|at our FARM|

Tour with Tripadvisor's highly rated Auckland Tour   >>>PLEASE NOTE: By providing you with this list we are not slamming other Auckland tours! But we hope to save you some searching time while you compare other tours available in Auckland, and, we aim to substantiate our claim as being Auckland’s “value-for-money” tour. Here are tours [...]

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POHUTUKAWA NEW ZEALAND CHRISTMAS TREE

By |April 21st, 2014|at our FARM|

POHUTUKAWA NEW ZEALAND CHRISTMAS TREE POHUTUKAWA (Metrosideros excelsa) is often called the New Zealand Christmas tree because it has red flowers and it blooms at Christmas time in New Zealand. The name pohutukawa translated means "drenched with mist", "sprayed by mist". It's an awesome sight to see these trees flowering, especially along the coastline which [...]

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COAST TO COAST TOURS SITEMAP

By |November 5th, 2011|at our FARM|

SITEMAP FOR COAST TO COAST TOURS AUCKLAND TOURS (home) ...... CONTACT US ...... AUCKLAND TOURS VIDEOS FAQ's Auckland Coast and Country tour Auckland SHORE EXCURSIONS Prime Minister Hon. John Key meets shore excursion group Exclusive (PRIVATE) tours Auckland Auckland wine tours Corporate group tours Student tours What’s an eco-tour? Kumeu accommodation TOUR HIGHLIGHTS bush Auckland’s [...]

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Coast to Coast Tours hosts Pacific Armies Conference Sept 11 2013

By |November 18th, 2013|** LATEST NEWS **|

AUCKLAND TOURS HOSTS PACIFIC ARMIES CONFERENCE On Sept 11 2013, it was with great pleasure that Coast to Coast Tours hosted the Pacific Armies Conference at our Auckland sheep farm and historic Homestead. After many months of planning (and fine tuning due to a huge storm which was due to hit New Zealand!), the day [...]

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Lambs 2013

By |August 14th, 2013|at our FARM|

Lambing season is upon us again for 2013! Check-out these cuties..."Pie" and "Baby". No doubt we will have more little pet lambs as the season progresses...keep watching! It's only been 1 week, and look how numbers have grown!!! and our tourist's have enjoyed them so much!

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WTM World Responsible Tourism Day 2012

By |November 7th, 2012|at our FARM|

WTM World Responsible Tourism Day 2012 Nov 7 is WTM World Responsible Tourism Day for 2012. Coast to Coast Tours has recently been selected as an approved official supporter of WTM World Responsible Tourism Day, and means we are also eligible to display the exclusive WTM World Responsible Tourism logo. From gaining this approval it [...]

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Luggage Storage Facilities in Auckland

By |February 4th, 2013|of EXTRA interest|

LUGGAGE STORAGE FACILITIES IN AUCKLAND If you are disembarking from a Cruise Boat, or arrive in Auckland before Hotel check-in time, or have large bags that you don't want to carry around with you for the day, what do you do with them??? There are very little luggage storing facilities in Auckland! Hotel check-in time [...]

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Stuart and Donna Hamilton; NZ *born*, Owner/Operated, and we also LIVE at Muriwai !

By |January 3rd, 2013|at our FARM|

Did you know..... that unlike many overseas countries, there are no Laws on who can become a New Zealand tour operator? Often a NZ tour guide who tells you about New Zealand, will NOT be NZ *born* (…let alone of Indigenous descent)! On our tours you will not be "short-changed" because you'll not only have [...]

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