Hibiscus Coast and Puhoi
Walking and bike tracks: Approximately 1 hour walk that takes you to the lookout with a 360-degree view of Auckland’s city skyline, Hauraki Gulf islands, Wenderholm and Mahurangi Regional Parks.
Gulf Harbour Marina: See sting rays and feed the fish (best time is at high tide). There is a good spot to have a picnic while watching boats launch.
Beach: One of the best places to for kayaking, parasailing, kitesurfing, windsurfing and swimming. There are souvenir shops and cafes across the road.
Wenderholm (optional Waiwera Hot Spring Pools)
Park / Beach: Kayak, swimming, walks and beach picnic area.
Couldrey House: Visit the Couldrey House and learn about it’s history.
River kayaking: Rent a kayak for 1 hour and paddle around the Puhoi Village or take the Puhoi to Wenderholm (approximately 2 hours).
Puhoi Cheese Shop and Cafe: This is a must if you are in this area.