Located just an hour’s drive north of Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, Leigh is a charming destination for a weekend escape or a short stay away from the city’s hustle and bustle.
With an array of activities to suit every taste, Leigh offers something for everyone. Experience the beauty of marine life up close by snorkeling at Goat Island marine reserve or explore the local wineries in Matakana. For adventure-seekers, go on a fishing charter, catch live music at Leigh Sawmill, surf the waves or play golf at Omaha beach. Nature enthusiasts will love taking a dip in Tawharanui Regional Park’s crystal-clear waters, and those interested in local products can stroll around the Matakana markets, sampling artisanal foods, crafts, and produce.
Leigh’s serene environment provides the perfect setting for relaxation and rejuvenation, with plenty of options for those seeking excitement or tranquility. Whether you’re looking for an active getaway or simply want to unwind in a peaceful location, Leigh has something to offer.