• Whangaparaoa Peninsula Auckland
  • Over ten stunning beaches
  • Have some fun in the sun
  • Great food and drink

Things to do in Whangaparaoa Auckland
Places to eat in Whangaparaoa
Accommodation in Whangaparaoa
Whangaparaoa Peninsula beaches

Whangaparaoa Peninsula, Auckland, New Zealand

Welcome to the Go Whangaparaoa website, the Whangaparaoa Peninsula is one of New Zealand's best kept secrets and offers a wide range of activities, stunning beaches, World class golf course and much more for locals and international travellers alike.

The Whangaparaoa Peninsula makes up part of Auckland's Hibiscus Coast and is only a short 35 minute's drive north of Auckland's CBD (Central Business District).

The Peninsula juts out over eleven kilometres in to the beautiful waters of the Hauraki Gulf giving stunning panoramic views of the entire Gulf including Great Barrier Island, Tiritiri Matangi Wildlife sanctuary, Rangitoto Island, the Corromandal Peninsula and many more islands.

Things to do in Whangaparaoa

You definitely won't be stuck for things to do when visiting Whangaparaoa as the local area offers dozens of attractions and activities for people of all age ranges, budgets and the level of adventure required. Whether you're looking for some adrenaline pumping action including jet skiing, windsurfing and snowboarding, a relaxing game of golf on a world class championship course or a stroll around the wildlife sanctuaries of Tiritiri Matangi Island and Shakespeare Regional Park, Whangaparaoa has it all.

Accommodation and places to stay

As with things to do in Whangaparaoa you will be spoilt for choice for places to stay, there are several hotels on the Peninsula, dozens of friendly B&B options, camp grounds and self-contained units and batches available for holiday letting and long term lease. With prices ranging from less than $10 for a tent pitch site to $150+ for a luxury hotel room there's something for everybody's taste and budget.

Getting here

The local infrastructure has seen vast improvements over the last few years and with new development of the main highway (state highway 1), incorporation of two designated bus lanes and passenger ferry options directly from Auckland CBD you'll have no problems getting here.