Awhitu Peninsula Manukau Heads Lighthouse and Castaways Oceanview Resort


Tour Departs Ex Tauranga - Door to Door Pick Up BOP Only , Accommodation, Activities, Meals as listed. Live Outside Of BOP ? - Contact No.8 For Alternative Meeting Points


DAY ONE                                                                 L, D    

Our journey starts with a delightful morning tea at Zenders Café, a charming property built as an authentic replica of a farm house found in the Netherlands. Take a moment to soak in the picturesque surroundings as you sip on a hot cup of tea or coffee, sure to energize you for the day ahead.Next, we'll hit the road to a new venue, Addenbrooke Gardens and Villa, here we'll be treated to a guided tour of the lush gardens  amidst the vibrant flowers and pretty villa. Whilst onsite we'll enjoy a catered lunch, before continuing onto our final destination of the day. Mid-afternoon we will arrive at our luxurious accommodation, the Castaways Hotel. This stunning resort boasts breathtaking views of the rugged west coast ocean and rolling hills. You will have some free time to do a little beach combing as you explore the beach or perhaps just soak up the views from your room or the onsite restaurant before meeting for social hour and dinner.

DAY TWO                                                                  B, MT, L,    

After a hearty breakfast at the hotel's restaurant, we'll set off to explore Awhitu Peninsula ,we will drive the roads to enjoy the views and then visit the Pollok Arts and Craft Co-Op. This is a funky local gallery of work from artists of the area. From here we will travel south to Waiuku to the train station!!Then, it's all aboard for an exciting 2-2.5 hour steam train experience, including a stop at Pukeoware Glenbrook Workshops and morning tea.We'll then head to The Kentish Historical Hotel for a fascinating talk by Bill Deed about the history of the Hotel, the Lighthouse and Awhitu Peninsula, followed by lunch. After we have soaked in the atmosphere of this iconic building we will hop back in the bus and take the leisurely drive through the countryside via Tuakau, Pukekawa and Churchill to return you home.




Departs Ex-Tauranga


2 Days

Regular Price


VIP Club Member Price - Tauranga

$850.00 Save $364.00 by joining the VIP club today!

Mandatory booking fee


Single supplement fee


Next Tour Date

Tue, 05th of Mar 2024

Important Notes for this tour

Moderate Fitness Required

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