Attractions

Beach in Matakana

Tawharanui Regional Park

A partly unsealed road leads to this 588-hectare reserve at the end of a peninsula. This special place is an open sanctuary for native birds, protected by a pest-proof fence, while the northern coast is a marine par…
Gardens in Matakana

Brick Bay Sculpture Trail

After taking an hour-long artistic ramble through the beautiful grounds and native bush of Brick Bay Wines, recuperate with a wine tasting at the architecturally impressive cafe. Ask about the annual 'Folly' competi…
Beach in Matakana

Omaha Beach

The nearest swimming beach to Matakana, Omaha has a long stretch of white sand, good surf and ritzy holiday homes. It's the kind of place you might see a former NZ prime minister on the golf course, which is set a f…