Organised group visits receive generous admission discounts at Mangawhai Museum and we are happy to cater for special interest or educational requirements.
The museum is situated on the main road into Mangawhai Heads and is an 80 minute drive from Auckland and 60 minutes from Whangarei. Plenty of parking for buses, minivans and cars is available.
Other Mangawhai attractions
Mangawhai offers myriad activities, wonderful scenery and a wide variety of excellent eateries to round out your group visit.
Harbour - the Mangawhai harbour featured throughout the museum is just a few minutes drive away and is a recommended port of call before leaving Mangawhai.
Golf - ranked in the top 10 golf courses in New Zealand, Mangawhai's 18 hole golf course is just a few hundred metres from the museum.
Bowls - the local bowling club is right next door to the golf course.
Walks - Mangawhai isn't called the walking capital of Northland for nothing. Scenic walks for all fitness levels are accessible all year round.
Kids - the Mangawhai Activity Zone is just up the road and features a skate park, playground, bike track and more.
Chocolate - Bennetts chocolate factory is one of Mangawhai's most famous residents and is found in Mangawhai Village.
Art - a number of art galleries are in the Mangawhai area, including the Sarah C gallery less than 100m from the museum.
Eating - cafés (including our own Jessie's Café), restaurants, bars and brasseries are prolific in Mangawhai Heads and Mangawhai Village. Ask us for recommendations based on your group size and preference, or browse the official Mangawhai visitor website for inspiration.