Swimming: Lifeguards are on duty over summer months October until April. Please swim in the patrolled areas.
AWOL Adventure Canyoning: Start your canyon experience over the 90 metre cascading Kitekite Falls; abseiling under showering waterfalls separated by tranquil pools of blues and greens. Jumps, caves and slides will be your means to explore a canyon rich with the historic pioneering logging dams of 100 years ago!
Phone:(+64 9) 834 0501 or 0800 462 965
Piha Bowling Club: Outdoor lawn bowls. You might normally think of this sport as a game to play when you are retired, but not at Piha, This is a great afternoon activity. If you have never played before then this is your opportunity. Learn to play bowls in a casual and fun atmposhere. Green open summertime only. Meals and Bar available year-around.
Piha Tennis Club: Tennis courts are available for use by our guests. Ask us for the key, rackets, balls and court availability.
Piha post office- Community owned and operated by the Piha Residents and Ratepayers Association Inc and offers Piha Residents over the counter mail and Postal Box services. Opening Hours : Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday. 10:00am - 12 noon
Piha library - Opening Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 10 am to 1 pm, Tuesday evenings - 6 - 8 pm
West Coast Gallery - This art gallery displays a feast of works from local Waitakere artists for sale. Opening hours are 10-1pm Thurs and 11 - 5pm, Fri, Sat and Sun. For information please phone: 8128 029
Local Radio -
Rose Hellaby House- Antiques and Collectables.
515 Scenic Drive, Waiatarua, Waitakere. Hours 10-5pm Weekends and Public Holidays. Phone 8141988
Titirangi Village Market Day - the last Sunday of every month.
Lopdell House Gallery - 418 Titirangi Road Open 10am - 4pm
Corbans Art Estate-
Woodhill Forest-Mountain Bike Park
Park opens at 7am every day, Gates close at 7pm.
Bikes and equipment available for hire. www.bikepark.co.nz
Waitakere Golf Club 18 holes in nearby Swanson.ph: 837-0958 www.waitakeregolf.co.nz
Waitakere Tramline: The Waitakere Tramline Society are a voluntary group who run train trips on the Waitakere Tramline.
Trips run every Sunday at 10.00 am, 11.30 am, 1.00 pm & 2.30 pm. Bookings are essential and can be made by calling 836 0900 in the evening. Further information is also available on the website http://www.waitakeretramline.org.nz
Rainforest Express: The Rainforest Express is a narrow gauge railway which runs through the Waitakere Ranges. For further information, phone (09) 302 8028 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Maps and books are available from the Arataki Visitor Centre.Hiking Information is available at the carpark noticeboard.
Muriwai Beach - Visit the Gannet Colony on this Wild West coast beach north of Piha and has a cafe and store for lunch.(Muriwai is about 1 hour drive from Piha.)
Bethells Beach (Te Henga) - Explore this remote West Coast beach, walk over the hill to O'Neills. (Bethells is 1 hr drive from Piha)