- 16About a 100 km drive from central Auckland, this place is really achievable to get there within a reasonable time after work on a Friday night to still get some sunlight! Really handy with a gorgeous beach awesome for a weekend away!
Whangateau Holiday ParkWarkworthLess than 100 km from central Auckland, pop up here and enjoy Goat island and all the other great activities in the area!
- 122There is nothing nicer than picking your own strawberries in the summer! Usually sometime after Christmas is when they open every year. Great place to stop by if you’re out in Kumeu for the day!
- 21A great place to pick your own strawberries! They have places in Kumeu, Coatesville, and Whenuapai. I’ve tried Coatesville but haven’t been to the others…. yet. It's a super spot to take the young ones when you have a weekend day on your hands.
Penang Cafe & RestaurantOtahuhuNot really a cafe but this place has such great food for a very very reasonable price. It’s not flash by any means but once the food comes out and you crack a couple of bottles of wine you’ll love it!
Empress Garden RestaurantHerne BayBYO and has Yum char which I always find to be great value! The duck is amazing!!!