Explore a coastal marine haven
Renowned for it's excellent snorkeling in New Zealand's oldest marine reserve and home to one of the best live music venues in NZ.
Visit and explore Leigh and Goat Island Marine Reserve. Leigh is a coastal seaside village only 15 minutes from the boutique village of Matakana. Enjoy the many coastal walkways, fresh seafood, and beautiful pristine beaches such as Matheson Bay or sit back and relax at the Leigh Sawmill Café. Unique to Leigh is the Reptile Park – great for the kids!
Explore New Zealand’s Oldest Marine Reserve – Goat Island Marine Reserve. The crystal clear waters allow you to view the marine life in various ways:
· Try-Dive with Goat Island Dive & Snorkel
· Kayak with Clearyak
The further enhance your experience visit the Goat Island Marine Discovery Centre and learn all about the Marine Reserve.
For Leigh Harbour Walks
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