Raglan, view from Manu Bay
Raglan, a town of 2,700 45km from Hamilton

Raglan is a seaside town in Waikato, New Zealand. The town is best known for surfing and its arts scene.

Get in

By bus

Raglan is served by bus Route 23 from the Hamilton Transport Centre . Buses to/from the rest of New Zealand connect at the transport centre.

The Stray backpacker bus travels from Auckland direct to Raglan three times a week. The stray bus is one way, and does not travel in the opposite direction.

By car

State highway 23 connects Raglan with Hamilton and is the main road route into Raglan.

Get around

There is no public transport within Raglan, except on the weekend the route 23 bus takes passengers between Raglan township and Manu Bay.

A single car taxi service called Raglan Taxis.



Raglan's black sandy beach




During the summer months, in particular from mid December through to the end of January, accommodation is in high demand. So it is best to have a booking.

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