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Patumahoe / Clarks Beach / Waiau Pa

Patumahoe / Clarks Beach / Waiau Pa

Hospitality, country fare and seaside activities.

Patumahoe, Clarks Beach and Waiau Pa - click to enlarge

A 20 kilometre drive from the southern motorway through rolling Karaka Country and nudging the Shores of the Manukau Harbour are the charming settlements of Waiau Pa and Clarks Beach.

Warm and inviting accommodation ranges from enchanting Country Homes, Luxury Lodges and Holiday Parks to the seaside B&B's, there is an option to suit all tastes and budgets.

The area reveals some of Auckland's finest gardens, charming Wedding Chapels, Boutique Vineyards, Animal Studs, Olive Groves, Golf Course,  and more!

Head inland to the quaint village of Patumahoe, home to the beautiful Water Gardens.

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Experience

Patumahoe

Wrights Watergardens

 
Wrights Watergardens - A garden with a difference!  Six acres of stunning watergardens & natural waterfall transform an abandoned quarry into a relaxing oasis.  The gardens consist of more than 30 waterlilly and lotus ponds which are surrounded by areas for picnics.

128 Mauku Road, Patumahoe
Phone: 09 236 3211

A garden with a difference!  Six acres of stunning watergardens & natural waterfall transform an abandoned quarry into a relaxing oasis.  The gardens consist of more than 30 waterlilly and lotus ponds which are surrounded by areas for picnics.


Waiau Pa

Pied Piper Jewellery Gallery

Phone: 09 232 1697

Patumahoe

Patumahoe Walkway

Clive Howe Road to Hunter Road, Patumahoe

Patumahoe Community have created a new walkway which starts at Clive Howe Drive, just along from the school, and offers several tracks which weave through bush and farmland above the Whangamaire Stream.


Clarks Beach

Clarks Beach Golf Club

 
Clarks Beach Golf Club - One of the features of our course are the challenging Par 3's.<br />The water views from every green and the magnificent pohutukawa displays in the summer, make this a wonderfully attractive setting, and only 40 minutes from Auckland CBD. Papakura and Pukekohe are only a short 20 minute drive away.<br />We offer catering and bar services, also

100 Stevenson Road, Clarks Beach
Phone: 09 232 1788

One of the features of our course are the challenging Par 3's.
The water views from every green and the magnificent pohutukawa displays in the summer, make this a wonderfully attractive setting, and only 40 minutes from Auckland CBD. Papakura and Pukekohe are only a short 20 minute drive away.
We offer catering and bar services, also


Pukekohe

PJ Alpacas

Phone: 09 232 1142

Kingseat

Spookers Haunted Attractions

 
Spookers Haunted Attractions - Spookers is a live entertainment experience in which the victims(you!) move through theatrically themed Haunted Houses, and outdoor environments populated by sets, props and live scare-actors.  As you walk through the experiences you will encounter visual, tactile, and sound effects intended to scare the yell out of you.

833 Kingseat Road, Karaka
Phone: 09 291 9002

Spookers is a live entertainment experience in which the victims(you!) move through theatrically themed Haunted Houses, and outdoor environments populated by sets, props and live scare-actors. As you walk through the experiences you will encounter visual, tactile, and sound effects intended to scare the yell out of you.


Mauku

New To You Boutique

Phone: 021 811457

Dining

Patumahoe

Danny's Kiwi Bakery

Phone: 09 236 3290

Patumahoe

Wrights Watergardens

 
Wrights Watergardens - A garden with a difference!  Six acres of stunning watergardens & natural waterfall transform an abandoned quarry into a relaxing oasis.  The gardens consist of more than 30 waterlilly and lotus ponds which are surrounded by areas for picnics.

128 Mauku Road, Patumahoe
Phone: 09 236 3211

A garden with a difference!  Six acres of stunning watergardens & natural waterfall transform an abandoned quarry into a relaxing oasis.  The gardens consist of more than 30 waterlilly and lotus ponds which are surrounded by areas for picnics.


Patumahoe

The Village Bar & Kitchen

Phone: 09 236 3571

Accommodation

Clarks Beach

Clarks Beach Holiday Park

Phone: + 64 (0) 9 232 1685


Patumahoe

Waimanu Countrystay

Phone: +64-9-236 3533