Things to do and see in Waipu, BreamBay, Mangawhai, Kaipara and Northland
Historic Community celebrated Museum
2 migrations in a lifetime in the 1800's, would we do that today ? The Museum is a treasure house of fantastic displays and information on the Scottish immigrants who made Waipu home. Follow the dramatic story of one of the most remarkable global migrations. Many of these families descendants still live in Waipu today. A gift shop in the Museum sells Scottish tartan and high quality New Zealand souvenirs. The Waipu Information Centre is housed here too any the helpful staff will be able to help you with any information you require.
Waipu boasts an 18 hole linx golf course that is open every day.
The dramatic coastal walkway takes approx 1.5 hours one way and winds along private bays with fabulous rocky cliffs, views and crystal clear waters below.
The Pizza Barn is the home of Waipu's world famous Pizzas.
A scenic drive into the hills behind Waipu brings you to a wonderful set of caves covering 4 kms with millions of glowworms and home to one of the longest stalagmites in New Zealand.
One of the most beautiful beaches in Northland, Langs is perfect for a swim, walk or relax under the pohutukawa trees.
A short walk through the Waipu Gorge will bring you to stunning waterfalls, picnic area and swimming holes.
This is a well known tramp from SH1 to Waipu Cove. It takes approx 7 hours and is only recommended for serious trampers.
Export yourself for a touch of Europe in this beautifully designed cafe for great food, coffee and atmosphere.
2 migrations in a lifetime in the 1800's, would we do that today ? The Museum is a treasure house of fantastic displays and information on the Scottish immigrants who made Waipu home.
Waipu Cove, famous for its surf and safe swimming beach, patrolled in summer by the Waipu Surf Club.
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