Butterfly & Orchid


Enter this tropical wonderworld where the vibrant colours of beautiful butterflies and orchids will amaze you! Follow a winding garden path to discover our birds, ponds with exotic fish and water lilies and a splashing waterfall. Good for sunny and rainy days. Open 7 days. Drinks available.
These are just some of the activities you will be able to enjoy whilst staying with us.
Recommended by international travel guidebooks, Rapaura is a 64-acre private estate nestled in the midst of the Coromandel Forest Park.
613 Thames Coast Road, RD5, Thames 3575, New Zealand                       Seaspray Motel                     
Waiomu Bay - Thames Coast - Coromandel Peninsula
•  Fishing •  Bush Walks •  Swimming •  Kayaking •  Boat Trips •  Highzone Rope Course •  Bus Tours •  Bone Carving •  Horse Riding •  Diving •  Golf Course •  Arts and Crafts •  Driving Creek Railway •  Topshelf Charters •  Fish 4 T •  Waiomu Beach Cafe •  Royal Oak Hotel, Tapu •  Thames Farmers Markets •  Coast to Kauri Walk, Waiomu   Cormandel Heritage Trust •  Goldmine Stamper Battery •  The Cheese Barn •  Ngatea Water Gardens •  Rapuara Water Gardens  •  Thames Golf Club Inc. •  Thames Historical Museum •  Thames School of Mines Museum •  Thames Small Gauge Railway •  Waiau Waterworks •  Totara Vineyards •  Tropical Butterfly and Orchid Gardens                                             
The Driving Creek Railway is a narrow gauge bush and mountain railway on the outskirts of the provincial town of Coromandel on the northwestern coast of the Coromandel Peninsula