Things to Do

The Perfect Summer Holiday Destination

Mangawhai is the perfect summer holiday destination or coastal retreat. With its beautiful swimming and surf beaches and abundant marine life, Mangawhai is a popular spot for sailing, fishing, surfing, diving and summer family fun. The clear waters of the estuary provide safe family swimming, and the secluded white sand beaches of Te Ari and Pakari are a short drive away.

Cafes, Art Galleries and Farmers' Market

Enjoy the vibrant art and cafe scene, local farmers market and the famous Bennetts Chocolate Shop. Soak up the natural beauty of this slice of coastal paradise, beachcombing, bush walking or just relaxing on the deck with a glass of something cool.

A Water Lover's Paradise

Overlooking the upper reaches of the Hauraki Gulf, Mangawhai has five white sandy beaches within a 15 minute drive of each other. The subtropical climate makes the area a perfect water lover’s paradise.

Local Activities Include:

Fishing, Diving
Horse Trekking
Chocolate Kitchen
Art Galleries
Bush and Beach Walking