The Whangaparaoa Peninsula is the perfect starting point from your day's activities and we have some of the best things to do in Auckland. Our location beach (Big Manly) is just one of many beautiful beaches the Whangaparaoa Peninsula has to offer.
Situated on the East coast of New Zealand's North Island and only 35 minutes drive North of Auckland's CBD the Whangaparaoa Peninsula is a stunning location within easy reach for all Auckland residents and tourist visiting Auckland and the surrounding areas.
Whangaparaoa juts out 11 kilometers in an easterly direction into the Hauraki Gulf, at the furthest point of the peninsula lies Shakespeare Regional Park and a training facility for the New Zealand Army. Shakespeare Regional Park has two beaches and several walking track that give great views of the Hauraki Gulf and its Islands. Whangaparaoa also boast several golf courses and in particular the world class Gulf Harbour golf course.
The Peninsula is one of the fastest growing areas in Auckland and in recent year's expansion of local facilities and entertainment venues including shopping Plaza, cinema, bowling alley, several cafe bars, restaurants and more has seen Whangaparaoa become one of the most sort after places to live in Auckland. With future expansion of the marinas and the proposed Pen Link making the journey to Auckland even easier, Whangaparaoa expansion shows no sign of slowing down.
Whangaparaoa is seen as the starting point of the Hibiscus coast and there are many other tourist attractions within easy reach North and South of the Peninsula, including snow planet, Waiwera thermal pools, Orewa beach resort town, Regional Parks and more.
There is a vast variety of accommodation available on the peninsula from Camp ground to 5 start hotels and if visiting New Zealand or looking to take a short break the Whangaparaoa Peninsula is an ideal location.
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