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A Coastal Haven on the Hibiscus Coast



Pristine Beaches and Water Activities

Orewa is renowned for its stunning Orewa Beach, a 3-kilometre stretch of golden sand and clear blue waters that attracts visitors from far and wide. Swim, surf, or paddleboard in the gentle waves, or simply relax on the beach and soak up the sun. Take a leisurely stroll along the Orewa Beach Esplanade, a picturesque walkway lined with cafes, restaurants, and shops, or cycle along the Te Ara Tahuna Estuary Cycleway, which offers breathtaking views of the estuary and surrounding hills. For a unique experience, try your hand at kitesurfing or windsurfing, or join a guided kayak tour to explore the nearby islands and marine reserves.

Outdoor Adventures and Natural Attractions

Beyond the beach, Orewa offers a range of outdoor activities and natural attractions for adventurers and nature lovers alike. Hike through the lush native bush of the Eaves Bush Scenic Reserve, home to a variety of native birds and plants, or challenge yourself on the Orewa Crocodile, a unique 6.6-kilometre walking and cycling track that winds through the heart of the town. For a more leisurely outing, visit the Maygrove Park, a beautifully landscaped park with gardens, playgrounds, and a popular mini-golf course. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy a round at the Orewa Golf Club, a championship course with stunning views of the coast.

Vibrant Community and Local Events

Orewa is known for its friendly and welcoming community, with a range of local events and activities that showcase the town's vibrant spirit. Browse the Orewa Farmers' Market on Sunday mornings for fresh local produce, artisanal food, and handmade crafts, or attend one of the many festivals and events throughout the year, such as the Orewa Sand Castle Competition or the Orewa Beach Half Marathon. Join a class or workshop at the Estuary Arts Centre, which offers a range of creative programs for all ages and skill levels, or visit the Orewa Library to browse the collection and attend community events.

Dining, Shopping, and Accommodation

Orewa offers a range of dining, shopping, and accommodation options to suit every taste and budget. Indulge in fresh seafood and local cuisine at one of the many cafes and restaurants along the beachfront, such as the Orewa Beach Cafe or the Rustic Kitchen. Browse the boutiques and gift shops along the main street for unique souvenirs and locally made products, or visit the Orewa Boulevard Shopping Centre for a wider range of retail options. Stay overnight in one of the many accommodation options, from luxury apartments and holiday homes to budget-friendly motels and camping grounds, and wake up to stunning views of the beach and surrounding hills.

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