Anchor Bay, Tāwharanui



Tāwharanui Marine Reserve is good for families, with pōhutukawa lined beaches, good swimming and rockpooling. It runs along the northern side of Tāwharanui Regional Park (on Takatu Peninsula) and is a 90 minute drive north of Auckland.
Protect our marine reserves
  • No fishing of any kind.
  • Don't take or kill marine life.
  • Don't remove or disturb any marine life or materials.
  • Don't feed fish - it disturbs their natural behaviour.
  • Take care when anchoring to avoid damaging the sea floor.


Tāmaki Makaurau / Auckland Office
Phone:   0800 275 362
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   Level 19, Te Wharau o Tamaki/Auckland House
135 Albert Street
Auckland 1010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 68908
Wellesley Street
Auckland 1141
Mahurangi / Warkworth Office
Phone:   0800 275 362
Address:   Unit 12
30 Hudson Road
Postal Address:   PO Box 474
Warkworth 0984
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