Walton Park Motor Lodge, “your home away from home” is one of the few Warkworth motels that can offer you everything you need to make your stay on the Kowhai Coast perfect.
If you’re looking for a Warkworth motel that is centrally located, has off-street parking, a swimming pool, is family friendly, affordable and has great restaurant and bar facilities, then you have come to the right place: The Walton Park Motor Lodge is Warkworth accommodation at its best!
The town of Warkworth in New Zealand is only 50 minutes from central Auckland or 1 hour from Auckland International Airport. A great place to stop and unwind before heading into the hustle and bustle of Auckland city.
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We pride ourselves in knowing how to make our business clients’ visits easy and relaxing. Stay with us at Walton Park Motor Lodge and enjoy hassle free parking and comfortable accommodation in Warkworth: the gateway between Auckland and the north. Call them on 0800 425 022 or send an email to talk about how they can help you with your accommodation requirements!
Warkworth is also the gateway to the Matakana Coast, one of the most desirable holiday and weekend destinations in New Zealand. The Matakana Coast has a fine range of wineries, safe stunning beaches, hidden bays on a beautiful coastline, artisan produce, fining dining, weekend markets and a huge array of cafes and shops.
If you are visiting the region either for a weekend getaway, to attend a wedding or function, with the family, or simply exploring Matakana vineyards or discovering New Zealand, stay with us and enjoy what we believe is the most complete accommodation Warkworth has to offer.
Matakana & Beyond
Need some ideas as to how to while away your time on the Matakana Coast? We’ve put together some suggestions to help you out.
Whatever your reason for visiting this beautiful part on New Zealand, when you choose Walton Park Motor Lodge as your Matakana accommodation choice, you’ll be delighted you did!
Local Attractions and Activites
Matakana Country Park
A child-friendly complex home to an animal petting park, restaurant, bar, cafe, gallery, craft shop & markets are held every Saturday 9am-2pm.View Website
Sheepworld Farm & Nature Park. New Zealand’s Sheep and wool park providing a unique insight into how we farm sheep in New Zealand.View Website
Ti Point Reptile Park is the only zoo in New Zealand that specialises in reptiles with a collection of both native and exotic species. Open daily from 10am to 5pm.View Website
Tempt your tastebuds at the annual wine, food, craft and jazz festival by the riverside. Enjoy all the events in and around Warkworth in October.View Website
Morris and James Pottery
The hand made iconic ceramics collection includes Classic, Kiwiana and Contemporary, as well as one-off designs. Enjoy the peaceful, quite atmosphere of the café.View Website
Horse Ride NZ
As featured in “100 things to do before I die”, horse riding on 15 kms of beautiful surf beach at Pakiri, overnight horse treks and riding holidays.View website
The Glass Bottom Boat
The Glass Bottom Boat ‘Aquador’ runs regular trips at Goat Island Marine Reserve, world renowned for its abundant marine life, just outside Leigh.view website
Sandspit Fishing Charters
Sandspit Fishing Charters – great fun and affordable fishing charters with a qualified and very experienced skipper on “Playin Hooky” departing from Sandspit.view website
Water taxis, daily cruises, charters & functions. Shuttles depart daily from Sandspit to Kawau Island, enjoy a lunch or dinner amongst the trees at Mansion House Cafe.View website
Catch the Kawau Island ferry and discover beautiful Kawau Island just 8 km from Sandspit Wharf, known for its crystal-clear waters and sheltered bays.view website
Goat Island Dive
Goat Island is New Zealand’s first Marine Reserve. For more than 30 years marine life has been fully protected from any form of fishing.view website
Discover Goat Island
Tony and Jenny are honorary marine reserve rangers for the Department of Conservation working at the famous Goat Island Marine Reserve at Leigh.View website
A small family owned vineyard overlooking New Zealand’s Matakana valley famous for its fertile soils and boutique wineries. David & Mary Evans have made wine from the land for over 20 years.view website
The first stop on the Matakana Wine Trails and a few kilometres south of Warkworth, Ransom Wines is small family run winery with wine tasting, winebar facilities & specialty platters.view website
Matakana Wine Trail
“Character, Diversity, Passion”. Great Taste Tours – experience tasting and tour options of the magnificent Matakana Coast and surrounding country, pickups from Auckland, Warkworth or Matakana.view website
New Zealand’s first Cittaslow (slow town). The Saturday Market is a showcase of local produce from artisans, growers & farmers who have a passion for what they do.View website
Mahurangi River Winery
Indulge and satisfy all your senses at the winery and restaurant – an experience that’s simply gorgeous. Open for lunch on Monday and Thursday to Sunday from 11am-4.00pm.view website
At 480 Matakana Road, Ascension Wine Estate is a taste of Tuscany just 50 minutes from Auckland and is well known as a concert & wedding venue & restaurant.View website
Tawharanui Regional Park
A peninsula boasting some of the Auckland’s most beautiful white sand beaches, rolling pastures, shingled bays & surf. The pōhutukawa lined beaches makes it great for families.view website
Puhoi Village "Slow Water"
A picturesque historical gem in scenic surrounds 16kms from Warkworth. Enjoy the Bohemian Museum, bush walks, historic Puhoi Pub, Cheese Factory & cafes. The market is on the last Sunday of every month.View website
Warkworth Museum & Parry Kauri Park
View rich pioneering history in ever-changing displays. The museum is open 9.00am to 3.00pm. Wander the boardwalks at Parry Kauri Park and marvel at the towering 800-year old kauri trees.View website