Orewa is a fast-growing tourist destination featuring a beautiful beach, cafes and restaurants and a beach-front holiday ... More
Orewa is a fast-growing tourist destination featuring a beautiful beach, cafes and restaurants and a beach-front holiday park. On windy days watch for sand yachts whizzing up and down the beach. It is officially classified as a public thoroughfare and can be driven upon at low tide. The Orewa Beach Lookout, located just north of Orewa on the eastern side of State Highway One, provides a spellbinding vista of the entire sweep of Orewa Beach as well as the Hauraki Gulf islands.
Generations of Cantabrians (locals) have promenaded down the Esplanade, which overlooks this idyllic stretch of ocean, renowned for safe swimming
and good surfing. Dominating this patrolled beach is Cave Rock, a protrusion of volcanic stone through which the sea ...
Takapuna Beach is just a few steps from the bustling but laid back shopping center of Takapuna. It not only
offers beautiful views across the harbor, fine white sand and safe swimming but also some excellent examples of lava ...
Stretching from the cliffs overlooking Maori Bay and the Gannet Colony north to Kaipara Head, Muriwai Beach with its fine
black sand is popular with surfers, families, surfcasters and dune buggies. You can drive all the way north, some ...