The magical seaside resort of Mangawhai is only 80mins north of Auckland and 50mins south of Whangarei. Discover this special New Zealand Coast via Twin Coast Discovery Highway through Mangawhai, Langs Beach and Waipu.
Mangawhai has a variety of beautiful places to stay that include Bed and Breakfasts, chalets, cottages, serviced flats and rental houses. To book your weekend accommodation take at look at www.mangawhai.co.nz
Located less than 90 minutes north of Auckland’s CBD, the Mangawhai course has consistently been regarded as one of the best in New Zealand. In 2015 Mangawhai was ranked 7th among the top courses in New Zealand by a panel of NZPGA Professionals, Golf Travel operators and club golfers. Website
Cafes and Restaurants
Mangawhai offers an extensive selection of great cafes and restaurants in Mangawhai Village and Wood Street at The Heads.
The historic Mangawhai Tavern, established in 1865, is adjacent to the old port where the ships were loaded with the Kauri milled from the bush.The tavern has a colourful history as a watering hole for the kauri bushmen and port workers and each year it provides a stunning harbourside venue as the community celebrate Mangawhai’s rich heritage. Right on the water, serving cold beer, chilled wine and mighty fine pub food! website
The Mangawhai Artists Inc Gallery is at 45 Moir Street, Mangawhai, next door to the Mangawhai Library Hall and almost opposite Bennetts café and Chocolatier. We have wonderful exhibitions running throughout the year, with a new exhibition opening every fortnight. . The gallery is open every day between 10am and 3pm. Our Facebook page also has current information. Website
Formerly Smashed Pipi Gallery, Mangawhai’s popular and outstanding retail gallery of local and national artists. Website
Bennetts of Mangawhai
Beautiful as the magnificent building is, it is the chocolate that is the attraction. Ask about their latest award from their young French chocolatier. Website