Rangaunu Bay on the Karikari Peninsula, New Zealand is home to vast landscapes and rugged beauty. The bay area offers access to colorful rocky shores, rolling dunes, quiet coves, and an unforgettable view of outlying islands. Travelers can enjoy swimming and scuba diving, fishing and harvesting mussels, or exploring the area by foot. Peninsula surfers can ride the waves, whether it’s breakers on the Pacific Ocean side or mellower spots on the Tasman Bay side. Keen birdwatchers may be able to locate some of the 19 species of seabirds living along the coast, including the saddleback and white-faced storm petrel. Photographers can create stunning compositions with the diverse terrain. From the calm, reflective waters set against the dark volcanic shoreline, to majestic expanses of sand dunes, this unique and stunning destination must not be missed.