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Things to do in Aongatete

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Zoo
“Katikati Bird Gardens has an abundance of bird life, lovely gardens and walks and the cafe that has popped up as their default picture.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Lodging
“Very quaint decor as this was an old milking factory. Our closest restaurant. Just 5km. Dine in or takeaway. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Campground
“For a hot soak at the end of a long day, or spend the day there. Afternoon bush walk, picnic dinner and into the pool.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Café Nineteen has great food in a nice atmosphere. Good prices, wonderful service and family friendly. Large TV screen and a real wood fire in the winter time! Oh...and golf, too! ”
  • 1 local recommends
Route
“The Twin Kauri Tree walk ( 15 mins ) is great to see some fine New Zealand Kauri trees.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Long loop, short loop and walk to a swimming hole - great area to explore. Needs some fitness and walking shoes”
  • 2 locals recommend
Campground
“Apparently this is a very beautiful park, with swimming pool and tennis court, for those who prefer clothing optional attractions!”
  • 1 local recommends
Postal Town
“This is a “must see” every Friday afternoon from 4pm – 6pm. Cheeses, fresh breads, free range eggs, smoked fish, fruit & veges - Take a bag big enough to carry your purchases. Located at the A&P Showgrounds on the Main Road going north from the Katikati Township.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Previous Morton estate winery. Gold medal winners. Now joining forces with Mills reef winery. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“It’s where the locals go for their veg! Super fresh with many items from their own market garden or from local growers. Highly recommend the rocket, fresh turmeric and strawberries when in season. Eftpos available and take a shopping bag with you if you have one. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“You'll find beautiful alpaca products for sale at Elysian Alpacas, about 20 minutes' drive from Athenree. Choose from gorgeous quilts, knitted garments and much more! Phone Heather on (07) 577-9216.”
  • 1 local recommends