Cross over the Coromandel Peninsula to the east coast, past Castle Rock and arrive at Villa Toscana atop the bush clad ranges of Whitianga, overlooking Mercury Bay. Be indulged by hosts Giorgio & Margherita to an authentic Italian lunch, while soaking in the view. Thereafter, don on your hat, boat shoes and sunblock to spend the afternoon on Mama Mia, a beautifully appointed and comfortable 40ft Bertram launch to explore Mercury Bay, its’ beautiful islands and beaches and try a spot of fishing. Once back on land enjoy a refreshment before returning to Auckland via the East coast of the Coromandel Peninsula, approx 2½ hours drive.
Alternatively, you can extend your stay overnight at Villa Toscana to indulge in a five course Italian dinner proceeded with wine tasting in the extensive cellar. Otherwise, you can dine at one of the numerous restaurants in Whitianga. Then retire to ‘La Loggia’ a fully serviced and self-contained wing of the Villa consisting of two bedrooms, a bathroom and stone terrace overlooking the bay.
The next morning you can opt for a half or full day on Mama Mia, exploring more coastline or game fishing in the bountiful waters, respectively. All equipment is supplied including lunch on-board.
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