Weekend Getaway

Discover Porangahau, a stunning coastal township of Central Hawke's Bay.

Porangahau is a hidden gem, from historic homesteads to sweeping white sand beaches, local cultural experiences to historic hotel dining there is a little bit of everything.

heading out to the Arts, Crafts and Kai for a long weekend adventure?

Here are other great things to see and do in Porangahau.

Friday Night

Indulge in a night of luxury at Wallingford homestead with exquisite food and accommodation.

Day 1 - Saturday

Enjoy the scenic drive to the quaint coastal town of Porangahau. Stop for a coffee and explore talented local arts and crafts on the lawn at Flotsam and Jetsam before wandering down to the Town hall for EMOH, an immersive, collaborative installation that explores the environment of the Pōrangahau coast. This is a reflective vision of ‘home’, connecting spaces between land and sea.

Pop back to the Porangahau dairy for an ice cream and picnic treats before heading to the beach. Dig your toes in the sand, stroll along the beach or dip your toes in the water for a paddle or swim.

Enjoying your afternoon? Why not stay the night

Day 2 - Sunday

Explore Pōrangahau's cultural sites with Pōrangahau Tours. Hear the stories and experience the local history with a unique cultural tour catered to your group.



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