Discover Your Surrounds
Discover the Surrounds of Onaero BayDiscover all things New Zealand and explore what Onaero Bay has to offer! From food and drinks, to adventure activities, to living a life of leisure - Onaero Bay has it all.
The small town of Urenui is only two minutes north of Onaero and has a service station, four square, a couple of cafes and a great fish and chip shop.
The town Waitara is only ten minutes north with New World suppermarket, services stations, cafes, a chemist and some great shopping.
Mud Bay Café
If you're looking for somewhere to grab a bite to eat for breakfast or lunch, then this is the place to go! Known for the delicious home cooked meals, Mud Bay Café is one not to miss!
The Old Town Hall Café/Tea Room
The Old Town Hall Café/Tea Room is in the heart of Urenui village, easy to find, (look for the colourful rainbow bikes!) Inside the Old Town Hall you will be treated like royalty! Treat yourself to a traditional English Cream Tea and relax!
If you are looking for a Pub style feed, then be sure to stop into the Urenui Hotel for some quality food, drinks, and atmosphere
Café 487 located at 487 Estate. Perfect place for a wedding, private event or a family dinner.
The Beach House Café Waitara
Home style cooking with a little class Yummy home made food Pizzas Tip top Ice cream Milkshakes and lots more
Enjoy a little slice of heaven with fresh ingredients and some great deals!
Horse Trek'n Taranaki
Horse Trek’n Taranaki caters for the individual rider, couples, families, through to groups of up to 8 riders and from novice to all levels of expertise.
Enjoy a spectacular and adventurous hike to the summit or a quick walk to Wilkies Pools, whatever your ability there is a walk for you.
West Coast Beaches
There are plenty of beaches to choose from on the west coast! Offering great waves for surfing and stunning sand for sunbathing.
Chaddy’s Charters is one of the oldest attractions in Taranaki. It was set up by ‘professional sea dog’, David ‘Chaddy’ Chadfield, in 1993, and has operated continuously since then. It was taken over Carl Hayman and Kiko Matthews in October 2020. It provides a wildlife cruise to NZ’s most northern fur seal colony as well as bike, kayak and standup paddleboard hire and lessons. As well as customer satisfaction, the community and environment are at the heart of the business.
Brooklands Zoo is a FREE, family focused zoo which is home to a diverse variety of species including farmyard animals, reptiles and amphibians, meerkats, and so much more
White Cliffs Walkway
Dramatic coastal scenery, black sand beaches and regenerating native forest are key features along this popular walkway. Make sure you check tide times before you go - as some of the walk is along the beach.
Pukekura Park covers 52ha (128 acres) right in the heart of the city and is one of New Zealand's premier botanical gardens.
Three Sisters & Elephant Rock
you can see two (formerly three) 25 metre rock formations known as the Three Sisters. Another spectacular formation called Elephant Rock once stood alongside the sisters, before losing its trunk to erosion in 2016.
Urenui Golf Club
Play a round of golf on one of the most picturesque golf courses New Zealand has to offer