Local Attractions

With more beaches, surf and quaint coastal communities than you can shake a stick at, the Tutukaka Coast is an absolute must for any beach bum travelling New Zealand. On land, you have an endless choice of walkways to some of New Zealand’s largest trees and beach-view campgrounds in the most secluded places. At sea, you have the world-class dive location of the Poor Knights Islands, as well as epic surf locations and great beaches for a swim. Discover all the highlights in this list of things to do in Tutukaka!Tutukaka and the Tutukaka Coast is just a 30-minute drive from Whangarei, so it’s a no-brainer when you’re road tripping around the Northland region. However, if you do have more time in Whangarei, check out these Free or Cheap Things to Do in Whangarei.