Voted number 75 of “101 Must-Do’s for Kiwis” - The windswept beach at Castlepoint is the perfect place to relax and unwind. It is the perfect spot if you are looking for great Kiwi outdoor fun for the whole family.
This sandy beach is part of a long, rugged coastline, broken up by rocky headlands. Towering Castle Rock is a magnificent 162m high at the end of the beach. On a rocky outcrop stands the Castlepoint Lighthouse, overlooking the expansive Pacific Ocean. The Lighthouse was built in 1913 and is popular spot for dramatic photography.
There is plenty to enjoy at Castlepoint. You can walk across the reef to the lighthouse and see the coastline from a new perspective and there is also a longer walk to a limestone cave. Fossick amongst hidden rock pools and look for wildlife such as seals, whirling sea birds, dolphins and the odd penguin. Take time to explore the scenic reserve and the winding back roads of Castlepoint station.
Other activities in the area are walking, jet-boating, surfing, swimming, canoeing and fishing. There are plenty of great surf-casting and rock fishing spots as well as diving for paua and crayfish. If you're keen for a round of golf, the local 9-hole course has amazing coastal views.
Talk to us here at Castlepoint Holiday Park and Motels – we will be happy to help you find lots of exciting things to do during your stay with us.