Leigh Area Attractions


As well as snorkeling and diving at Goat Island there are nearby: Mathesons Bay, Pakiri Beach, Omaha Beach and Tauwharanui and Scandretts coastal Regional Parks. There are COASTAL WALKS at Leigh, Mathesons Bay and Ti Point. HORSE RIDING at Pakiri Beach, and also at the Matakana Country Park Centre who also have art exhibitons and a craft shop with work by local artisans and a Saturday morning market.


Popular Guided tours around Goat Island.

FINE DINING opportunities abound

The Sawmill Cafe and Seafriends Cafe Restaurants are a few minutes from Goat Island, or sample the famous Fish & Chips at Leigh.


boasts numerous restaurants, vineyard and wine tasting opportunities, cafes, reataurants, and Morris & James Pottery and Cafe.

From Sandspit near Warkworth you can catch a ferry to Kawau Island and visit the historic Mansion House.