Only 30 minutes north of Auckland’s Harbour Bridge, life in Orewa is like stepping into another part of New Zealand altogether, with sights, activities and a lifestyle that all ages will love. The stunning three kilometre Orewa Beach is one of the safest and cleanest beaches in the region. Children will love swimming near the sandy shore, while adults can enjoy surfing, kayaking, kite surfing and fishing.
The fantastic beach is only the beginning – Orewa is often called the gateway to the Hibiscus Coast’s regional treasures. Travel for 30 minutes in almost any direction and you’ll be spoilt for choice in leisure activities. Play a round of golf at Gulf Harbour; enjoy horse riding, hiking in regional parks and thermal hot pools. There’s also a huge range of indoor activities, including art galleries, ten pin bowling, go-carting, and indoor skiing.
The Orewa town centre is a popular place to meet friends and family for shopping and dining experiences. It’s retained its village atmosphere, yet there’s a delicious selection of restaurants and café's, plus stylish gift and clothing shops.
Locals and visitors love the leisurely atmosphere of Orewa – every day feels like a holiday here, yet you've everything you need on your doorstep, and easy access to Auckland.