Close to Matakana’s many attractions
At the end of Whitmore Rd you’ll find the small beachside sanctuary of Buckleton Beach. It’s a short drive from Matakana and Omaha Beach. To get to the bay, follow the signs to Matakana from Warkworth. Go straight through the Matakana roundabout, then it’s only a few kilometres to the Omaha Beach turn off on the right. Follow the signs for Tawharanui Regional Park on Takatu Rd and keep a lookout for Whitmore Rd. Turn right onto Whitmore Rd and follow it to the coast. Buckleton Beach has a safe alltide swimming beach, a large grassed area with pohutukawa in front of the beach and a boat ramp. The beach is close to Tawharanui and Scandrett Regional Parks and Goat Island Marine Reserve. Residents and visitors are handy to the shops, cinema, pubs, cafes and Saturday Farmers’ Market at Matakana.