Maketu activities and attractions
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Things to do locally

Local Attractions and Activities

Maketu is a cosy seaside town hidden away from the hustle and bustle.  Walk to one of the first Maori pa sites in New Zealand, enjoy the fantastic views, then walk down to the beach (20min - 2.5km).

Choose between three sandy beaches, with surfing (lessons available), horse riding, fishing, shellfish, cafés and takeaways 3-5 minutes by car. Go on a guided historical walk, explore the estuary with its abundant birdlife and gather some pipi, or check out the Kaituna River Cut with its great fishing and surfcasting.

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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Maketu is great spot if you enjoy fishing. Easturies are known for their abundance of Shell Fish, Pipis, Oysters and Muscles. Popular surfing and surfcasting from the beaches, or boat ramp access to try your hand at some great fishing.

Little Waihi Beach

MAKETU BEACH

Only 2.5 Km away, beach front dining at Seaside Cafe. Great picnic spots. Estuary popular for shellfish, with channel to ocean. Boat ramp.

Little Waihi Beach

NEWDICKS BEACH

Private acess with toll, but well worth it! Very popular surf beach or surfcasting. Beauitiful Scenic beach and beautiful for beach walking.

Little Waihi Beach

LITTLE WAIHI BEACH

Estuary on one side, easy access to launch small boats and channel out. Safe swimming with kids in the estuary or try your hand fishing.

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COMVITA HONEY

Internationlly renowned Honey Products, from the edible variety to range of tonics and health and skincare
http://www.comvita.com

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TE PUKE GOLF

Enjoy a round of golf at Golf Te Puke. Nestled in a lush rural setting, our 18- hole Te Puke golf course is one of the best golf courses in the Bay of Plenty
http://www.golftepuke.co.nz

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BRIARS HORSE TREK - SORRY NOW CLOSED

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KAITUNA RIVER JET

10 Mins from Maketu in Paengaroa

  • Kaituna Jet Boating
  • 4 Wheel Driving - Bug Mud
  • Cafe

http://www.springloadedfun.co.nz

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KIWI 360

5 Mins - at Maketu Turnoff

At Kiwi360, we celebrate the incredible NZ Kiwifruit and the rich culture which surrounds it. We live in the Kiwifruit Capital of the world!

http://www.kiwi360.com

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BLOKART HEAVEN

20 Mins from Maketu in Papamoa

Come and visit the home of blokart and have a blast on the land sailing machine, which has taken the world by storm. Super easy to use and great fun, these machines are awesome when the wind blows.

http://www.blokartheaven.co.nz

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BEACHSIDE CAFE

Maketu Beachfront Dining

Beachfront dining on the deck, enjoy and wine or fantasic seafood.

Fish and Chips close to the beach at 2 Townpoint Rd, Maketu.

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TRADING POST BISTRO

5 Mins from Maketu in Paengaroa

A small 30 seater country bistro & pizzeria housed in a beautiful 1910 farm cottage in Te Puke.

http://www.thetradingpostbistro.co.nz

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FUNKY LIZARD

5 Mins from Maketu in Paengaroa

The Funky Lizard Cafe/Gallery/Gifts at 1-3 Wilsons Road, South Paengaroa offers a selection of multimedia artworks by local artists ranging from outdoor garden art to canvases inside, all complimented by fine coffee and homemade food.

http://www.thefunkylizard.co.nz

Contact

Address: 195 Arawa Ave, Maketu
New Zealand

+64 7 533 2222

+64 7 533 2209

+64 22 533 2209

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