Explore Raglan

Raglan is a very popular tourist destination, and for good reason. This sunny little town is home to some fabulous cafes, galleries, shops, and fun outdoor experiences. Here are some of our suggestions for you to enjoy from your base here at Nikau Sanctuary …

Cafes / Restaurants

  • The Depot on Bow Street – our personal favourite!
  • The Shack on Bow Street – great spot for brunch, lunch or dinner, has free WiFi and organic food
  • Raglan Roast on Volcom Lane – coffee proudly roasted in Raglan
  • Orca Restaurant – lovely dinner spot by the waterfront

Shops / Galleries


  • Raglan Creative Markets – every second Sunday of the month at the Old School Arts Centre
  • Raglan Watersports for kayaking, stand up paddleboarding and boat trips
  • Raglan Rock – caving and rock climbing adventures
  • Wildcoast Horse Treks – beach horse treks at Ruapuke