Discover a hidden gem full of history, character and natural beauty.
Awhitu Peninsula is only an hour from downtown Auckland, but its vast panoramas across wild, black-sand beaches and coastal cliff-top roads make it a true escape.
Don’t miss climbing to the top of the historical lighthouse for incredible veiws The lighthouse is one of only a few in New Zealand that are open to the public.
Explore the tranquil bays and rolling pastures of Awhitu Regional Park. Enjoy the short walks and mountain bike trails, or relax with a swim and a picnic at one of the safe, white-sand beaches.
Visit the expansive black-sand beach of Karioitahi. Its rugged, windswept landscape makes it perfect for all sorts of fun – hang gliding, paragliding, blokarting, surfing, 4 wheel driving and more.
Visit a boutique cliff-top vineyard and enjoy a wine tasting with spectacular harbour views. Sip on elegant wines with friends and pick up a bottle or two to take home.
Browse the bustling Awhitu Country Markets, held on the last Sunday of every month. Pick up fresh organic produce, oils and preserves, plus arts and health and beauty products.
Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$100.00 per stay); Linen (included); Damage Deposit - fully refundable (Required, NZ$250.00 per stay); Extra charge for Animals (Required, NZ$50.00 per stay);Get the full listing »