Activities in and around Raglan

In ten minutes you can be relaxing on the beautiful remote and unspoilt beaches of Raglan or you can take advantage of the many local activities on offer. We are happy to help you arrange a range of local activities upon request.

Orca whales in the Raglan harbour, Image from Waikato Times

Raglan also makes an ideal base to explore the area.

Hidden Valley Te Uku in The Waikato district isn't far from anywhere and can provide an ideal central base for your stay.

  • We are a 20 minute drive to Hamilton City, home of beautiful gardens and mighty Waikato River; the longest in New Zealand.
  • A 15 minute drive to Waignaro natural hot springs. A perfect way to warm up after a days surfing or Kite boarding.
  • An hours drive gets you to Waitomo Caves where you can try out black water rafting or explore the glow worm caves.
  • 2 hours drive to the East Coast beaches of Mt Maunganui.
  • Discover Rotorua. Known for its natural thermal hot springs, bubbling mud and Maori culture.
  • Hidden Valley is a easy 2 hour drive from Auckland so come and explore all that this diverse region has to offer
 
Surfing in Raglan
Surf
We can organise beginners lesson that includes equipment and tuition on beautiful Ngarunui beach.
Kayaking in Raglan
Kayaking (October to April)
Discover and explore the Raglan harbor and unique limestone coast. If you are lucky you may see the Orca Whales that visit us every year! No experience necessary.
Kayaking in Raglan
Bush Go-Karts or Clay Target Shooting
Maneuver through beautiful native bush track or test your accuracy for clay targets. Enquire with us for group discounts and bookings
Horse Trekking
On the slopes of beautiful Mt Karioi. Suitable for all ages. Arranged on request.
 
Golf 
18 hole course with great inner harbour views
Fishing 
Either up the harbour, out to sea or from the beach and points some of the best fishing on the West Coast is on the doorstep
Mountain Biking
Cycle tracks up and around the wind farm to explore.
Walking
A large choice of walking tracks. These include the Bridal Veil Falls a beautiful local waterfall and native bush walk (not to be missed).