Visit Wellsford, NZ

Where Auckland meets Northland, Wellsford 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 has plenty of reasons to stop and enjoy. Check out our list of the best places to eatshopthings to do and events calendar.

What's on in Wellsford

Wellsford Market Day

Wellsford market day at the OWL community hub. Perfect for those small businesses looking for a venue to sell at once a month. Stall spaces available at a tiny price.
Wellsford

Fun in the Workshop - school holiday programme

Fun in the workshop is a school holiday programme just out of Mangawhai that lets kids tackle their own woodworking projects under close supervision of a skilled woodworker and educator - Steve Mackay.
Mangawhai

Lunchtime Yoga

A Yoga class for busy people, Tuesdays and Thursdays at the OWL Community Hub. Starts 4 July.
Wellsford

Tapora School Agricultural Day

Children's activities, sausage sizzle, baked goods, refreshments, hangi $10 (must be pre-ordered). All welcome!
Tapora

Featured businesses

Solid Concrete Ltd

Wellsford Auckland

Solid Concrete Ltd

Retro On Rodney

140 Rodney Street, Wellsford , Auckland
09 423 9339

Retro On Rodney

Visit Wellsford

09 889 1067

Visit Wellsford

Aotearoa Surf

11 Te Arai Point Road, Te Arai , Auckland
09 431 5760

Aotearoa Surf

Get Spotted

Whangaripo , Auckland
09 889 1067

Get Spotted

iCATER

11 Hood Street, Wellsford , Auckland
09 423 7914

iCATER

Red Eye Radio 88.1 Wellsford

Red Eye Radio 88.1 Wellsford

Matakana Dental Care

44 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana , Auckland
09 422 9992

Matakana Dental Care

Sparkling Acres Sportaloosas

1165 Whangaripo Valley Road, Whangaripo , Auckland
09 423 9552

Sparkling Acres Sportaloosas

Biltong Plus

273 Rodney Street, Wellsford , Auckland
09 423 7964

Biltong Plus

Locals' tips

1
Atiu Creek Regional Park
Lovely scenery and excellent walking tracks in Tapora
2
Minniesdale Chapel
A pioneer itself, this chapel travelled from the UK in 1867 with the original Albertlanders
3
Port Albert General Store
It's just a store but it has the best fish and chips around!
4
Albertland Museum
Explore our past, right in the centre of Wellsford
5
Tomarata Lake
An idyllic spot for swimming, water sports and walking
6
Tapora's Sand Island
It's off the beaten track but worth the drive
7
Jewellery For Giants
Incredible Kauri artwork in Te Hana
8
Te Arai Point
It's easy to miss but it's the most beautiful beach in the area

Explore

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.