Located in the Northland region
Mangawhai's sand dunes and Waipu sandspit are a dominant feature of the harbour. They are a hotspot for bird watching as they are home to many threatened and migratory birds including the NZ Fairy tern, Bar tailed godwit, Caspian tern, Variable oystercatcher and the New Zealand dotterel.
Scottish history is a feature of the little town of Waipu. You can discover more about Waipu’s history at the Waipu Museum.