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Mangawhai Village and Mangawhai Heads

Mangawhai Heads and Village are popular holiday destinations for locals and offer fantastic surfing and fishing, a calm harbour for swimming and kayaking and sand dunes that are home to rare birds and great for walking.  The area is also home to a thriving arts and crafts community as well as vineyards, olive groves and for the sweet tooth the chocolatiers Bennetts of Managawhai is a must.

Mangawhai Golf Club

Mangawhai Golf Club

Mangawhai Golf Club is just 90 minutes drive north of Auckland City and has consistently been considered one of the best courses in New Zealand. Located in the developing seaside resort of Mangawhai Heads, this course is a hidden gem. From the clubhouse, the front and back nines loop out and back and the course takes you into some natural wilderness areas abound with tall pines, sub-tropical vegetation and natural flowers. The Excellent layout, undulations and naturalness of the course is a feast for the eyes, most likely initiating the growing popularity and stature of the course among keen golfers.

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New Zealand touring ideas

A popular style of touring is to take a preplanned self drive road trip.  After a thorough consultation with you we expertly plan and create your self drive tour around New Zealand allows you the freedom to explore at leisure with the comfort and security of pre-booked activities and accommodations. Route suggestions, GPS and APP guidance plus local support mean you are in safe hands. See self drive ideas here

If you prefer to let someone else do the work then an escorted small group tour or a private guided tour might be for you. Our range of hand picked small group itineraries are ideal if you prefer to travel in the company of like minded people. These tours limit the number of participants which means different accommodation options, exclusive activities and of course a knowledgable guide ensures you get to see the best of New Zealand. See our small group tours here. 

A private guided tour offers true flexibility and the security of a knowledgable local guiding you all the way. Well planned itineraries ensure you see exactly what you want to see but with your own driver-guide you can adapt to suit the day or your preference. 100% tailor-made to suit you a private tour is a great option when travelling as a small group. all our self drive itineraries can be replanned and priced using a private driver and guide. Just contact us to discuss your needs.

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