Take a short flight down to the picturesque West Coast township of Raglan. Located under Mt Karioi and next to the raglan harbour, as well as the Tasman sea, this unique geography makes for a charming lunch destination. Fly from Ardmore over the rolling hills and green pastures of the Waikato, with views of New Zealand’s longest river the Waikato river as well views of west coast black sand beaches.
Take a short walk to the restaurant and enjoy a meal with a splendid view of the Raglan harbour. The chef at Orca Eatery and Bar will prepare you a delicious meal that is good for the soul. Take a walk after lunch in the little but beautiful town, visit a shop or two, and talk to the surfers. Take a scenic flight back to Auckland.