Golden beaches are within a 20 minute drive north and south. A nature walk to view Kauri trees is a 30 minute drive south. Historic Kerikeri is 25 minutes south and Mangonui 20 minutes north. The golf course is a 10 minute drive north. Kaeo 10 minutes south has petrol stations, a 4 Square grocery and Post Office, Indian takeaway, cafes, second hand shop, craft and Drof'n'Roc dress boutique.