Restaurants

10 minutes from the Ambers Luxury B&B:

  • Hayami Japanese Restaurant, The Nautilus, Tamariki Ave Orewa Ph: 09 427 9264.
  • Hola Mexican Restaurant, Moana Court, 350 HBC H’way Orewa Ph: 09 427 4652
  • Joust Beach Bar & Restaurant, 268 HBC Highway Orewa Ph: 09 426 2411
  • Malt & Steak, 8 Moana Avenue, Orewa Ph: 09 426 9402
  • Mozaik Cafe, 350 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Orewa, Ph: 09 427 5633
  • Mozaik Cafe, 61 Silverdale Street, Silverdale, Ph: 09 421 0844
  • Pioneer Bar, 9-13 Tamariki Ave, Orewa, Ph: 09 421 1053
  • Riverside at Bar and Dine, 12 Silverdale Street, Silverdale, Ph: 09 426 9656
  • Ship & Anchor Restaurant, Bakehouse Lane Orewa Ph: 09 426 1539
  • Thai’d Up, 180 Main Road, Orewa, Ph: 09 426 1599
  • Thai Orewa, 328 HBC Highway Orewa Ph: 09 426 9711
  • The Deck, 350 Hibiscus Coast Highway Orewa Ph: 09 426 7940
  • Vino Per Favore, 2 Hillary Square, Orewa, Ph 09 421 0032
  • Wade Hotel, 2 Tavern Road, Silverdale, Ph: 09 426 4311

Nearby attractions:

5 minutes from the Ambers Luxury B&B:

  • SnowPlanet
    SnowPlanet is New Zealand’s only all-year indoor snow resort
  • Action Raceway
    Small Road Silverdale
    Indoor Go Kart Centre and Bumper Boats Ph: 09 426 1070
  • Pioneer Village
    Wainui Road Silverdale
    A time trail through Silverdale’s past Ph: 09 426 8272

10 minutes from the Ambers Luxury B&B:

15 minutes from the Ambers Luxury B&B:

  • Waiwera Thermal Spa Resort
    Sparkling, clean, thermal mineral waters in a variety of pools
    http://www.waiwera.co.nz/
  • Beak Farm
    Fun, interactive, educational experience with animals 880 Wainui Road, Silverdale Ph 09 420 4420
  • Couldrey House Museum
    Historical House Museum of the Victorian/Edwardian era set in the beautiful grounds of Wenderholm Regional Park
    Ph: 09 528 3713 or visit http://www.arc.govt.nz/albany/eventscalendar_ext/

20-30 minutes from the Ambers Luxury B&B:

More than 30 minutes from the Ambers Luxury B&B:

  • Tiri Tiri Matangi Island
    Tiri Tiri Matangi Island lies 4 km off the coast of Whangaparaoa Peninsula.
    It is designated an open sanctuary, cleared of predators and provides an opportunity to visit
    a genuine open wildlife sanctuary featuring many species of endangered New Zealand bird life,
    including the kiwi and takahe.
    Ph 09 479 4490.
    http://www.newzealand.com/travel/sights-activities/scenic-highlights/islands/sh-tiri-tiri-matangi-island.cfm
  • Honey Centre
    Largest bee display in New Zealand.
    Huge variety of bee products including pollen, propolis, beeswax, beekeeping supplies, gifts, souvenirs.
    An educational honey tour is available for groups and schools.
    Just 4 km south of Warkworth, Corner of State Highway 1 and Perry Road Ph: 09 425 0132
    http://www.honeycentre.com/
  • Goat Island (also known as: Cape Rodney – Okakari Point Marine Reserve)
    Goat Island is one of New Zealand’s most successful marine reserves.
    A magical maritime world with fish swimming all around you.
    Rub noses with Grand-daddy snapper or simply experience the vast array of colourful marine life.
    You can dive, snorkel or take the glass bottomed boat out and view the marine life from above.
    http://www.goatislanddive.co.nz
    http://www.glassbottomboat.co.nz
  • Kawau Island
    Historic Reserve and Mansion House. This is the ideal spot for picnics, swimming, bush walks
    and fishing off the rocks.
    You can go surfing the waves on the speedy Kawau Jet, or visit historic Mansion House,
    richly steeped in the history of the Northland region.
    You can also visit the island’s copper mine. Ferry leaving from Sandspit.
    Ph: 0800 888 006 http://www.kawauisland.org.nz or http://www.watertaxi.co.nz
    Matakana Wine Trail
    From Warkworth (about 50-60 minutes north of the Harbour Bridge)
    there are six vineyards which are open to the public and offer wine tasting:
    Ascension Vineyard & Café; Ransom Wines; Matakana Estate; Hyperion Wines; Heron’s Flight Vineyard & Café;
    Mahurangi Estate.
    For further information
    contact the Warkworth Visitor Information Centre: http://www.warkworth-information.co.nz
  • Sheep World
    Just 4 km north of Warkworth, there is a farm and nature park where they have sheep and dog shows,
    pony rides, sales of luxury sheepskin rugs, footwear and clothing, premium quality merino wool and
    possum fur sweaters, scarves, blankets and thousands of hand made New Zealand handcrafts.
    State Highway One Warkworth Ph: 09 425 7444 http://www.sheepworld.co.nz