Less than 1 hour’s drive north of Auckland City, the picturesque Matakana Coast has something for everyone

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Omaha Beach

Omaha Beach

Omaha Beach is the perfect location to immerse yourself in the surf and has something to offer for every surfing ability.

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Goat Island

Goat Island

Goat Island is New Zealand’s oldest and best known marine reserve, located 10 minutes’ drive past Matakana Village.

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Tawharanui is the lesser known marine reserve in the Matakana region. However what it lacks in fame it certainly make up for is sheer beauty and abundance of wildlife.

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Whangateau Mangrove Snorkeling


Whangateau Harbour is undoubtedly the Matakana Coast’s best kept secret. Just 5 minutes’ drive past Matakana Village awaits the magical world of the mangroves.

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Poor knights

Poor Knights

Rugged cliffs and abundant marine life make it one of the world’s most acclaimed dive and snorkel destinations.

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