Welcome to Matakana
Just one hour north of Auckland you will find one of
New Zealand’s most picturesque destinations.
The Matakana Coast area offers everything
from a traditional Kiwi beachside holiday,
to a day out wine tasting at one of the many
vineyards, to a weekend in a luxury lodge.
With many delightful vineyards, cafes & restaurants
featuring local food and wine, dining out is
an adventure in itself. Or you may want an
invigorating coastal or bush walk and a
picnic at one of our four Regional Parks.
Within the Matakana Coast area's relaxing
rural setting you’ll also discover a small
riverside town and numerous villages each
with a distinctive character.
The development of Matakana is a fairly recent
phenomenon. This once rural village with
only a few services is now the home of a
boutique cinema complex, a range of
sophisticated shops and galleries, a
purpose-built Farmer's Market, iconic public
A lovely family area, Matakana has a range of water
and land activities for all ages. Yachties
and bach owners have enjoyed the pleasures
of our area for years. The secret's out –you
should come and see for yourself.
Matakana- less than one hour from Auckland, but a