Matapouri is a small town located in the Northland region, and is recognised by the Lonely Planet guide as having one of the best beaches in New Zealand. The spectacular white sand coastal beach and lush green native bush feature mature stands of puriri, pohutukawa and kowhai, adding to the allure of this area. At low tide, the beautiful Mermaid Pools become visible and are popular with swimmers. Activities surrounding Matapouri include walking, boating, fishing, swimming, surfing, snorkeling and diving. more
From Matapouri there is a walkway via the coast to Whale Bay with splendid coastal views, along with walkways between Whananaki and Matapouri. The Matapouri Bay township includes a local store, playground, tennis courts, parking and toilets.
If you should find yourself yearning for open space, a place to retreat to and to reconnect with the natural world… Then nestled near the east coast of Northland you will find Kōmanawa. Half an hour north of Whangarei, four hundred acres of a beautiful. enchanting land lie waiting for you. A place in which to breathe and rejuvenate.
Mobile-friendly - Piwakawaka Tours provides day-trips showcasing the spectacular Whangarei area, gateway to the north of New Zealand. Annemieke and her knowledgeable tour guides will take visitors to local scenic spots, offering a hot BBQ lunch and other activities for their entertainment. Ensuring that the entire Piwakawaka experience, from booking through to the tour, is convenient and hassle-free.
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