This secluded settlement is tucked away on the hills overlooking the Mahurangi Harbour and across to Scotts Landing. It has a narrow, one-way right of way, to which the public is entitled, leading down to a boat ramp and small car park – trailer parking is prohibited.
There’s a mix of residential and holiday homes nestled among native trees. Jamieson Bay is near Opahi Bay, which also has a boat ramp – but with trailer parking – and has public toilets. Mahurangi Regional Park is a five-minute drive along Ngarewa Drive off Mahurangi West Rd. To get to Jamieson Bay, turn off State Highway One 3km north of the Puhoi turnoff. Follow your nose 7km along Mahurangi West Rd and to reach the residential area.