Salty Dog Inn

Debbie Patten
Proprietor May you come as our guests and leave as our friends 1 hour North of Auckland
242 Mahurangi East Road
Snells Beach
Matakana Coast and Country

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We are the gateway to Northland and a wonderful option for delegates that require a venue not too far from to Auckland. Visit our outdoor art galleries to enjoy contemporary kiwi sculpture at the lovely Brick Bay Winey and Sculpture Trail. Take to the skies or tour and taste our many boutique wineries acclaimed for their Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Classic Red varieties. Partake in an afternoon of golf in Omaha’s all weather Golf Course, or go horse riding along the vast stretch of Pakiri Beach. Discover our rich marine life at NZ’s most popular Snorkelling spot and Marine reserve, Goat Island. Go surfing or learn to surf in any of the close by surf beaches. Enjoy canoeing, kayaking and mountain biking and take in the region at your leisure. Explore our islands, regional parks, coastal walks and bush tracks. Relax at the famous Waiwera thermal resort on your way to visit us.

Visit local farmers markets, famous for their fresh organic produce and delicious local fare. Sample fine wines, locally brewed beer and enjoy live music and a cheerful atmosphere at the Markets weekly. The stalls are packed with goodies perfect for the weekly shop or for gifts and treats. Organic chocolate, fresh fruit and veges, cheeses, homemade jams and spreads and meaty sausages are in abundance. Take in a movie at Matakana cinema or discover traditional Maori culture at Te Hana Maori Cultural Centre. A playground of new experiences awaits you. We are certainly blessed to live in such a lovely area and would love to share with you our piece of paradise.

You could say we are unique in a way, as we are only 1 hour north of Auckland with the best of both worlds. The Beauty of Beaches and Rural outlooks from most of our region combines some wonderful greenery or scenic shots. With abundance of regionals Parks to visit you can not only enjoy our wonderful backyard for free or many activities at very competitive rates. Our region has held onto that little bit of old New Zealand.

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