Contact: Waiuku Visitor Centre, King Street, Waiuku
Phone: 09 235 8924
Today visitors can follow a Heritage trail through the town and relive the past at the pioneer museum open weekends and public holidays. Nearby the Glenbrook Vintage Railway delights children of all ages on a 12km journey through the countryside.
Grahams Beach to Wattle Bay
3 hour walk from Grahams Beach to Wattle Bay with the choice of stopping at Big Bay or Orua Bay en-route. Check tides.
Lighthouse Road, Awhitu
240m steep descent from the Signal Station, then along the coast to Hamiltons Gap (end of West Coast Road) takes 4 to 5 hours. Check tides.
Brook Road, Kauritutahi, Awhitu, Franklin District
Phone: 09 303 1530
20 minute to 3 hour beach/farm walks. Historic Brook Homestead. Campsites available.
Matakawau Rd (beach end of Matakawau Road)
The Matakawau Scenic Reserve is now complete with a footbridge over Opoia Creek and a boardwalk across the church land to link up with Hatton Road Reserve.
2 Queen Street, Waiuku
Phone: 09 235 6201
2141 Awhitu Road, Pollok
Phone: 09 2352225
The Pollok Arts and Crafts Co-op presents arts and crafts mainly from the Awhitu Peninsula. These range from fine art, glassware, ceramics, jewellery, fabric art, right through to cards and organic foodstuffs.
Manukau Heads Rd, Awhitu
The Lighthouse was first built in 1874 and has been meticulously refurbished and rebuilt using pieces from the original building. It has been relocated to a new site beside the Manukau Heads Signal Station platform which has been on this site since 1865. Amazing views of the Manukau Heads and Bar can be seen from this view point.
403 Grahams Beach Road, Grahams Beach, Awhitu Peninsula
Phone: 09 235 1313
Brenda is a sculptor who creates forms from wire.
Displayed on her lawn are over-sized human ghostly figures of the late Princess Diana, Novac Djocovich, Elderly gentleman and lady from the early 1900s plus many more.
Watch her create her figures live.
Can be viewed at 403 Grahams beach Rd 10 minutes’ walk from Grahams beach.
Previously in 2015/2016 her work was displayed at the Manukau Heads lighthouse.2017 Auckland fringe Aotea square.
View by appointment
Cost Adult $5.00
Child $ 2.00
Phone: 0800 Go By Kayak
We specialise in outdoor eco adventure activites for all ages. From canoeing, kayaking and mountain biking and bushcraft / navigation.
09 236 5041 extn 226
09 235 1465