Boating, fishing, swimming....long days at beautiful Manly beach. Silverdale for Indoor Snow skiing at Snowdome, new Auckland LUGE for exhilarating fun. Bumper boats, go-karts, markets and great factory shopping. Orewa Beach - boutique shopping, great cafes/restaurants. Waiwera for Thermal resort and spa. Vineyards, markets and more....plenty to do and see. 30 mins to Auckland, catch the ferry or drive.