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Top 10 Things to Do in Doubtless Bay

If you are lucky enough to be able to visit the Far North with its sunny weather, variety of amazing beaches and relaxed vibe, then like so many, you will not want to leave. This is a list of a 10 or so must do things, to do or experience.

Cable Bay Magic
Golden Sand at Cable Bay - Viv Hollis

Experience the magic of Cable Bay. Here you can have hours of fun playing in the water, swimming, boogie boarding (complementary boards at Golden Sand) , surfing, windsurfing, snorkeling in the rock pools, row about in the dinghy provided, strolling along the beach and rocks. Fishing off the beach or rocks is often fruitful or dive for kina and fish at Cable Bay

Beaches Galore
Taipa - Viv Hollis

Beaches in the area include: Taipa, with its estuary and long sandy beach; Coopers Beach, Aurere and Tokerau. Karikari Peninsula is famous for Puwheke, Rangiputa,and Karikari, with teir white sand and turquoise sea. You must see  Maitai too, a pretty horseshoe perfect beach.  All are safe for swimming, fishing and water sports.

 

 

Cape Reinga Photo op
Cape Reinga Lighthouse

Easy distance to Cape Reinga from Doubtless Bay. Choose from an informative bus ride Dune Rider  or hire a 4WD and have a self drive adventure driving down 90 Mile Beach, and Te Paki Stream. Dont miss out on scooting down the sand dunes on boogie boards, available at Golden Sand to borrow for the day. 

Watery Fun
Learning to Surf at Taupo Bay

Swimming, surfing, jet skiing ... any water sport is possible here in the beach paradise of NZ. Paddle about in rock pools, or swim the length of the beach, there's loads to do in the water in Doubtless Bay.  

Markets & Shops
Mangonui Festival Late Summer fun

Sample local produce and art and crafts at the Friday evening market in Mangonui or the Saturday markets at the church opposite the fire station (excellent chili tomato sauce Liz) or the Mangonui Hall with everything from bread boards to olive oil and earrings!  Excellent clothing and arts and crafts stores in the area also!     

Fishing
Fishing at Cable Bay

Fishing for all skill and experience levels. From fishing off the wharves to throwing a line off the beach or rocks or even chartering a boat for a morning to go our on the       briney. You can often catch drone fishing demos at Cable Bay so keep an eye out 

Relax and Rejuvenate

Nothing quite like being right at the beach sitting on the deck and relaxing during the day, and taking in the wonder of a starry sky at night. 

E- bike to Mangonui

Have fun and an easy trip to Mangonui with an e-bike hired from Golden Sand. Master the hills with little effort and feel like a hero!

Arts and Crafts
Paradise Sculptures for sale

Pottery, weaving, fish sculptures, artists, shops in Mangonui such as the Courthouse, are all available in the area. Check out the manual in your room.

Gourmet Breakfast
Gourmet Breakfast for 2

Enjoy a Gourmet breakfast basket of fresh local produce! 

Kiwi Breakfast
Kiwi Breakfast for 2

Light breakfast baskets of fresh local kiwi breakfast for your enjoyment. 

4WD HIre
4WD Adventure 

Self drive Adventuring awaits! Drive the family to Cape Reinga and down 90 Mile Beach.