At One Tree Point you are an easy 2 hours from Auckland City, 1.5 hours from the Bay of Islands and 30 minutes South of Whangarei.
We are off the beaten track and have many activities to experience within close proximity.
Safe swimming beach across the road, plus surf beaches at Ruakaka 5 minutes away and Waipu Cove 30 minutes away.
Golf is only 10 minutes away at the Waipu Golf Club. This is a Links course with wonderful views across Bream Bay. Visitors are always welcome and full catering facilities are available at weekends and for Club functions.
Boat launching either at One Tree Point jetty 1 minute away or at the new Marsden Cove Marina 5 minutes away, for great fishing, diving and most water sports.
The Whangarei Horse Racing Club is 10 minutes away at Ruakaka, with both trotting and gallops.
Ruakaka racecourse boasts expansive ocean views and hosts eight meetings per season. The racing surface has a well-earned reputation as New Zealand's finest 'all weather' track. Access to the beautiful beach to train on makes the racecourse unique, hence its logo: "Where the turf meets the surf!"
The Whangarei Deep Water Port is 5 minutes away with the New Zealand Refinery right next door.
There are several cafes and restaurants in the Ruakaka and Waipu area, plus of course ‘takeaways’, and a Bistro Bar at the local tavern.