Te Haruhi Bay Whangaparaoa

Te Haruhi Bay is a beautiful white sandy beach with stunning blue and green calm waters for swimming and having a bit of fun in the sun.

Situated at the end of the Whangaparaoa Peninsula and part of the stunning surrounding of the Shakespear Regional Park this is one of the most popular beaches on the Peninsula.

Te Haruhi is a great location with lots of facilities for all age groups.

Te Haruhi Bay

Why Choose Te Haruhi Bay?

Te Haruhi Bay is one of the larger beaches on the Peninsula and has stunning views from both the water's edge and all of the many walking tracks within easy reach.

The Bay is located in one of Auckland's leading wildlife sanctuaries and Regional Parks, Shakespear Park. In 2012 the Park underwent a major pest eradication program and an extensive protection fence was installed to keep it that way. Now pest free many new and some endangered species have been introduced to the park include the New Zealand famous Kiwi Bird.

As part of Auckland's national parks there are added facilities and option that allow people to hire large entertaining areas with BBQs and sun shade, ideal for Christmas Parties and family functions.

Te Haruhi Bay Facilities

The facilities at Te Haruhi Bay include the following:

Te Haruhi Changing rooms

Changing Rooms & Toilets: Because Te Haruhi is such a large beach and part of a Regional Park there are several well maintained and clean toilet and changing room facilities available.

These facilities can be found on the extensive grass areas just before the beach and are built from material to help them blend in with their surroundings.

Local stores

Shops: There are no shops within easy walking distance of the Bay so we advise you travel prepared.

There's on small convenience  store about one kilometre back down the Whangaparaoa Road and then the next multiple shop complex is a Gulf Harbour.

Shakespear wildlife

Shakespear Regional Park: The Bay is part of the Shakespear Regional Park and has several great walking tracks that give amazing views of the Hauraki Gulf and its Islands from both sides of the Peninsula.

You will also find a wide range of wildlife from Peacocks to Kiwi birds as this is a leading wildlife sanctuary that is completely pest free.

Stunning walking tracks

Walking Tracks: There are several walking tracks accessible from the bay and all of them give amazing views of the Hauraki Gulf and its Islands including Rangitoto Island, Kawau Island and Tiritiri Matangi Island.

How to get here?

Te Haruhi Bay is situated right at the end of the Peninsula and will take approximately twenty minute drive once on the Whangaparaoa Road.

Drive to the very end of Whangaparaoa Road following the sign posts for Shakespear Regional Park and Army Bay. When you come to the end of Whangaparaoa Road you will see Army Bay to your left and a small junction to enter the park. Turn right in to Shakespear Regional Park and then take the next left turn approximately 50 meters down. Follow the road for just over half a kilometre and you come to the parking area for the beach.

If traveling by public transport or taxi service use the following address, bus routes and timetables can be viewed at www.maxx.co.nz

Okoromai Bay
Bruce Harvey Drive
Shakespear Regional Park
Hibiscus Coast