• Bowentown
    The historic village of Bowentown has a safe harbour, boat launching facilities and rock fishing. A number of walking tracks here lead to preserved pa sites.
  • Athenree
    Across the harbour from Bowentown is the settlement of Athenree, with its beautiful bush scenery. The Athenree Hot Springs are a popular attraction here.
  • Karangahake Gorge
    This historic area takes in the Owharoa Falls, which has refreshing summertime swimming holes, and the Talisman and Victoria gold battery sites.