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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  • October 12, 2017
    If you are in the area or just driving through make sure to stop by! The playground is for all ages and you’re garunteed to have fun!! We were in Coromandel for two months and this has to be the best ...  more »
  • October 12, 2017
    Lots of thought has gone into the layout of this venue. Great fun for everyone. Greatly enjoyed. Thank you.  more »
  • August 31, 2017
    Adults,kids doesn't matter this place will put a smile on your face from the moment you pull into the car park ,great way to spend hours enjoying yourself.  more »
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  • September 3, 2017
    Some really great attractions. Kids loved it. Be prepared to get a little wet in good fun.
  • March 26, 2017
    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.
  • June 2, 2017
    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.
  • June 12, 2017
    My favourite theme park. This sort of place really only exists in New Zealand
  • June 22, 2017
    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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