Enjoy waking up to silence that is nature at its best in our family friendly village. Take a stroll on the boardwalk and soak up the fresh air and sun as you mender through the village and check out all the craft shops centrally located for your convenience.

A Saturday craft and produce market operates at the Mangonui Hall; food, art and crafts by local artists for sale.

Enjoy a cool drink in the beer garden at the Mangonui Hotel.

Finish your day with a meal at any of the selection of restaurants ( you are spoil for choice! ), Waterfront Cafes amazing Pizzas, a great menu at Thai Chefs - dine in or take away, great burgers at Fresh & Tasty or Indian cuisine at India Spice.


fishing in mangonui


Butler Point Whaling Museum and 1840s Butler House
Marchant Road Hihi, RD1 Mangonui
ph: 09 406 0006 • email:
Lindo & Laetitia Ferguson

Matthews Vintage Collection
SH10 Aurere, RD3 Kaitaia 
ph: 09 406 0203 • email:
Winston & Lyn Matthews

Mangonui Heritage Trail
Begins and ends at the historic Mangonui Courthouse on the waterfront
Pick up a leaflet from the Doubtless Bay Information Centre,Esquire Motel or Mangonui Stationery & Lotto on Waterfront Drive 

Bay of Islands Vintage Railway
Railway Street, PO Box 142 Kawakawa
mob: 021 1712697 
Runs from Kawakawa to Taumarere at 10.45am, 12.00, 1.15 and 2.30pm
School & Public Holidays every day, Rest of year Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Far North Regional Museum
6 South Road Kaitaia 
ph: 09 408 1403 • email:

Gumdiggers Park
Heath Road Waiharara (north of Awanui)
ph: 09 406 7172 • email:

Motel In Manganui