Top ChoiceBeach in Mangawhai

Mangawhai Heads

Mangawhai Heads

Mangawhai's main claim to fame is the surf beach and its large hilltop car park fills up quickly in peak season. To the south a narrow spit of sand stretches for kilometres to form the estuary's southern head,...

Top ChoiceMuseum in Mangawhai

Mangawhai Museum

One of regional NZ's best museums, this spectacular building shaped like a stingray is on the main road linking Mangawhai village to Mangawhai Heads. Packed with engaging displays on the area's history and...

Vineyard in Mangawhai

Te Whai Bay Wines

Handcrafted wines include chardonnay, pinot gris and Bordeaux-style reds, and the beautiful vineyard is a great spot for a shared antipasto platter to enhance the pleasant illusion of being in a southern...