When it comes to location Orakei is hard to beat; only a few kilometres from the centre of Auckland City, close to major arterial routes and some of Auckland’s most popular beaches.
Orakei has a special significance for both Māori and non-Māori people alike. Situated between Hobson Bay and Mission Bay, it includes the suburb of Orakei, Okahu Bay, Orakei Domain, the Savage Memorial, and Bastion Point. For the keen boatie Orakei offers ample accommodation for the family yacht or launch at local Akarana Yacht club and OBC.
Local Coates Ave shops include a bakery, butchery, drycleaner, superette, hair salon and Sebastian’s café. Eastridge shopping centre is also in close proximity.
Orakei is well services by buses and there is a railway station located opposite Orakei basin, on the Eastern line of the Auckland railway network.
Local options include Cesars Pizza Bar on Coates Ave, but the many options of the waterfront are just a moments drive away or a pleasant stroll along Tamaki Drive.