- Walk the North Shore section of Te Araroa trail. A 23km coastal walking route which goes south to Devonport, and north to Torbay and Long Bay.
- Sp'getti, 8 Anzac Rd, ☎ +64 9 479 6039. Italian restaurant near the beach.
- Speakers Corner Ale House, 7 Anzac Rd, ☎ +64 9 478 4560. An English pub with an extensive range of English beers and food. Great views of the sea and a warm atmosphere. Pub quiz and live music feature regularly.
- Starbucks, 55 Clyde Rd, ☎ +64 9 478 5155. Indoor and outdoor seating, wireless internet hotspot.
When the tide is out, you can walk along the shoreline rocks north to Waiake Beach and to Long Bay Beach and Regional Park.