Wondering where to go during the school holidays?

Leigh is just over an hour north of Auckland, so why not visit for the day or enjoy all the area has to offer by staying a night or two?

STAY – Camping grounds with cabins, self-contained options or bed and breakfast rooms. Go to the accommodation listing on this site and make your booking  http://www.leighbythesea.co.nz/category/sleeping/ 

SNORKEL at NZ’s first marine reserve at Goat Island. Bring your own gear or hire some locally.

WALK – Explore the little bush walk at Matheson Bay or take a longer trek on the Goat Island Walkway or Leigh Harbour Track.

LEARN – Check out the school holiday programmes at the Goat Island Marine Discovery Centre http://www.goatislandmarine.co.nz/ or visit the Ti Point Reptile Park.

FIND – the post and password for the Toyota Kiwi Guardians www.kiwiguardians.co.nz

FISHES – Swim with the huge snapper at Goat Island or have a go at fishing off the Leigh or Ti Point wharves. (check out the marine reserve no-take rules and boundaries)

ON THE WATER – hop on board the glass bottom boat or go kayaking.

EAT – Enjoy a feed of fresh fish and chips, a pizza at the Sawmill Cafe or the kids menu at the Leigh Bar.  http://www.leighbythesea.co.nz/category/eating/