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Omana Regional Park is situated on a gently contoured knoll from which visitors can enjoy outstanding views of the inner Hauraki Gulf. An ideal family park with a shelly beach offering safe swimming at high tide, shady pohutukawa, walks to farmland and an intriguing pa site.
Note: Temporary restrictions may apply during seasonal farming operations (lambing and calving) under Clause 10 of Dog Management Bylaw.
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Turn off State Highway 1 at Highbrook Drive and veer left. Continue into Allens Road and turn left at Te Irirangi Drive. Turn right into Ti Rakau Drive at Botany Town Centre then left into Chapel Road. Turn right at the next roundabout (1.6km) onto Whitford Road.
Travel straight through the next two roundabouts (5.6km). Continue through Whitford roundabout and follow Whitford Maraetai road (10km). The park is on the left just before you enter the township.
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4 Bookable sites (all gas)
2 x 2 double electric in arrival area
1 x gas & 1 wood in campground
Bring your own wood.
There is access down to the beach at the entrance to the park. The rest of the park is up on cliff tops.
The nearest boat ramp is at Omana Espanade in Maraetai.
There are 2 designated car parks below the main toilet block.
There is 1 male, 1 female wheelchair accessible toilet.
Additional parking available in paddocks
Omana has bookable sites available for groups or just find your own favourite spot.
There is a drinking fountain in the playground.
There is pram access to the playground and BBQ area.
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Omana offers seashore education programmes. Contact (09) 890 8647 for bookings and enquiries.
Omana has sheep, chickens and goats to come and see. During lambing there is the opportunity to feed the lambs. Contact (09) 536 6007 to check the feeding times. You may also be lucky to see our park ranger moving our sheep flocks with his farm dogs from time to time.
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Omana Farm Walk (Pram Access)
Ngāi Tai lived here for many generations, and built the Ō-Manawatere pā. The pā is a small rectangular area on the cliff edge with a defensive “ring” ditch around the three inland sides.
Ngāi Tai and members of other Hauraki tribes lived on the park when it was part of William Fairburn’s Maraetai Mission Station which included a small school for Mäori from 1837–1842.
Ōmana was part of the mission farm, developed from 1837. It was one of the region’s first farms. As with the surrounding district, the forest was felled for timber. The area was dug for kauri gum and even prospected for gold and silver. The land continued to be farmed from 1837 until 1970, when the Auckland Regional Council (ARC) purchased it for a regional park.
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