Oneroa Long Bay

Take a dip in the sea, enjoy panoramic views and picnic beneath shady trees at this super-popular seaside reserve.

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This beautiful bay is rich in cultural heritage with evidence of land use and activities stretching as far back as 300 years ago. Significant names associated with the Long Bay area includes: Whakarewatoto, Te Oneroa o Kahu, and Otaimaru. When visiting Long Bay Regional Park cast your eyes on the Northern headland which was the site of a pre-1769 defensive pā or see if you can spot from the beach the WWII pill-box on the cliff side.