The Leigh Sawmill Cafe is at the center of the Hauraki Gulf.
We are close to the Goat Island Marine Reserve, Ti Point, Pakiri Beach, Matheson Bay, Tawharanui Regional Park & Little Barrier Island. Just one hours drive north of Auckland.
We are surrounded by beautiful coastline with surf and sandy beaches, native bush and coastal walkways, marine reserves, calm estuaries and safe harbours.
Take state highway 1.
(The Northern Motorway over the Harbour Bridge) and drive for approximately 60km, passing Orewa, Waiwera, Wendeholm Parkand Puhoi. (see alsogoogle map below)
at the second set of traffic lights in Warkworth Village off SH1.
Follow the road as it winds its way through an intersection.
Follow the signs posted - You are now on the road heading to Matakana Village, Vineyards and the Hauraki Gulf Coast.
Leigh and the Sawmill Cafe are 22km from Warkworth.
The road past Matakana is the Leigh Road which also leads to Omaha, Mathesons Bay, the Goat Island Marine Reserve and Pakiri Beach.
Please enjoy your journey and give due consideration to our rural environment, its local people, animals and wildlife.
Our staff are happy to help with local knowledge and expertise.
Take a walk around Leigh Harbour