Where Auckland meets Northland, the Wellsford area encompasses stunning scenery, beautiful regional parks, pristine beaches, a busy town and a host of smart businesses. Tasty food, good shopping, a dash of culture and history, action and adventure, Wellsford offers plenty of reasons to stop and enjoy.
The town of Wellsford straddles State Highway One, less than an hour north of Auckland city. It's midway between Auckland and Whangarei so it's an ideal place to break your journey, grab a bite to eat and stretch your legs. Check out our list of Wellsford's best places to eat, shop, things to do and events calendar.
The Wellsford area runs from the pristine white beaches of Pakiri and Te Arai on the east coast to the Tapora peninsula on the Kaipara Habour to the west and there's a whole lot to see that's off the beaten track.