Omaha Surf Life Saving Club

Omaha Beach SLSC was first established in 1988 and we are located on Frazer Reserve, Omaha Beach, about 45 minutes north of Auckland. The club’s primary purpose is to prevent drowning and injury through lifeguard services and education. We are a dynamic, non-profit organisation comprised of highly trained volunteers and supporters who are passionate about water safety, the beach…

Omaha Beach Golf Club

This beautiful links course offers a challenge for professional and amateur golfers alike. Sitting on a sand base and flanked by ocean, estuary and forest, the course is kept in immaculate condition by Greenkeeper Corey Wilcox. And after the game you can enjoy good food and drinks on the balcony of the club house and…

Surfing

There are some great local spots in Omaha and surrounds. The bar is popular, and easy to spot other surfers when the surf is cranking, and Daniels Reef in Leigh is also popular. Tawharanui also offers plenty of good spots – just a short drive away, or if you are really fit, a decent paddle!…

Omaha Shorebirds

The sand spit reserve at the northern end of Omaha beach is home to a variety of shore birds and is an important nesting area for the endangered New Zealand dotterels and variable oyster catchers. Other birds that roost there at high tide waiting to feed on the rich mud flats of the Whangateau harbour…

Quarry Area (South Omaha)

Located near the Southern end, the Quarry can be accessed off Mangatawhiri Drive. Car parks are available. This project is now in its 4th year and we have seen some amazing progress. Over 3000 plants have been planted in the area, and will eventually form a native planting corridor running from the Taniko Forest all…

Matakana Cinemas

One of the “7 wonders of the Rodney World”! This world class facility is a fantastic asset to the local community. If you are yet to experience the Matakana Cinema, head on into Matakana and give it a go. The Vintry wine bar is adjacent and you can grab a glass of a local wine…

Matakana Farmers Markets

Slip into that Saturday morning feeling at the Matakana Villlage Farmers’ Market – a true foodie’s heaven with a focus on fresh, sustainable and local artisan goods. From award-winning coffee, to mouth-watering brunch dishes, there’s plenty to sample and savour. Relax by the riverside to live local music, while the kids explore the rustic treehouse…

Running and Walking

Omaha has an enviable network of paths and tracks that all loop the suburb back to the beach. From exploring the estuary, or the inner suburb, the walking tracks also connect with the cycleway out of town to point wells, and for the really adventurous, all the way to Matakana (8km one way, including a…

Cycling

The road cycling can be limited, with some narrow roads, so while the rides are epic, they can be dangerous  – so please take care! Some great rides include the road to Tauwharanui, or the ride out to Leigh. For the really fit ones, try the ride over the hill from Leigh to Pakiri, or…