Houghton Bay Beach is good for short walks, picnics and exercising your dog.
Island Bay Beach is a popular spot for swimming, diving and snorkelling.
Owhiro Bay marks the entrance to Wellington south coast and has a boat ramp.
The quarry forms the starting point of an easy walk or off-road cycle to Red Rocks or Sinclair Head.
At Princess Bay you can swim, take a short walk, or explore rock pools.
It's a good day-walk to Red Rocks from Owhiro Bay Quarry along an unsealed road - or you can cycle or use a 4WD.
Sinclair Head is a bit further along from Red Rocks and is popular for seal spotting in winter.
Sheltered Tarakena Bay is popular for diving, snorkelling and exploring rock pools. You can also launch your boat from there.
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