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Welcome to Leigh By The Sea

Auckland’s Coastal Paradise

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Just one hour’s drive from Auckland city, Leigh is the home of New Zealand’s first marine reserve at Goat Island. There’s no better place to see marine life in abundance, just off the beach. The best way to see the fishes and other marine life is by snorkel or scuba dive. Learn more about the marine life and marine science at the  Goat Island Marine Discovery Centre a fantastic facility suitable for all ages.

Stay a little longer in one of the accommodations which include camping groundsbed and breakfast guest accommodation and self-contained.

Leigh has many beautiful coastal, bush and farm walks and is close to Tawharanui, Scandretts, Mahurangi and Pakiri Regional Parks. Beaches include the white sand and surf of Pakiri and Omaha and the sheltered, calm Matheson Bay.

Take a look at Leigh’s wildlife page to find out more about the birds, whales, dolphins and other marine life.

Join our newsletter and get up-to-date info on the guided Leigh Coastal Walks in April 2015.

Events coming up…

Dec
28
Sun
Three Houses Down @ Sawmill Cafe
Dec 28 @ 9:30 pm
Dec
31
Wed
NEW YEARS EVE PARTY @ SAWMILL CAFE
Dec 31 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 1 @ 2:00 am

swamp_thingSWAMP THING + DJ LEGENDS MANUEL BUNDY & CIAN

Party on in the New Year with the 2 man fantasticness.

www.sawmillcafe.co.nz

Mar
7
Sat
Leigh Family Fishing Festival
Mar 7 all-day
Apr
17
Fri
Leigh Coastal Walks
Apr 17 – Apr 18 all-day
Leigh Coastal Walk

Join us for a fun walk

A variety of guided walks will be held at Leigh to raise awareness of our beautiful coastal paradise.

The walks include fossils, geology, native plants, local history, marine life and marine reserves. Each walk will have a knowledgeable guide with expertise in the highlights of that walk.

Registrations will open on 1 March 2015.  More information on walks, times etc will be displayed on this website early 2015.

Walk Event 2015

Exif_JPEG_PICTURE17th and 18th April

Join us for an informative, educational and fun guided walk.

Fossils, rock pools, photography, bush, coastal, beaches, harbour and estuary.

Something to suit everyone!

Click here for more details

Specials

Marine Reserve Book

Now just $10 +p&p

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