The Waterworks, Coromandel

Home to an array of creative contraptions, many of which utilize recycled materials, The Waterworks stands as a veritable playground of invention, ingenuity, and creativity--and a decidedly kid-friendly one at that. Wander the complex's 2 hectares (5 acres) of lush grounds and marvel at over 70 oddball water-powered contraptions, including a water-fueled clock, water cannons, water bikes, and more. You can even unleash your competitive spirit by trying your hand at the park's miniature boat races. Bring along some snacks to enjoy afterwards at the onsite picnic area. Be sure to check the website for information regarding bookings, events, and special offers. Using our online itinerary creator, Coromandel attractions like The Waterworks can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • If health and safety wandered round here there would certainly be some actions to take. The concept is great, the execution is poor. Lots of broken items; looks like all the crap that was left in my g...  more »
  • Kids had a ball - I have two kids 10 and 14. totally enjoyed the day with all participating. Lots of water activities for the kids to participate ie riding bicycles to pump water at each other, balanc...  more »
  • For our roundtrip in newsealand this was the most interesting topic for our children... It´s quite delighting how this park is constructed on sustainability. We had a great time here and will looking ...  more »
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  • Some really great attractions. Kids loved it. Be prepared to get a little wet in good fun.
  • Best and quirkiest theme park! Fantastic to take kids here and you could easily spend 3-4 hours here. It's entertaining even for adults. Best part is, it's all hand made. I took inspiration from here for my garden. Has a café with good food and coffee. A bit tricky to get here due to the windy road, but worth the visit.
  • Good if you have kids in your group. Otherwise, it is $25 to see a number of water cannons. The wheel in the carpark seemed to promise so much more. Disappointing.
  • My favourite theme park. This sort of place really only exists in New Zealand
  • So much fun for the whole family. It's one of those places that you don't know what it's going to be like until you go, but just trust me it's worth the visit

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