This bay is a very popular site, especially in the warmer months where it is visited by a combination of tourists and holiday makers enjoying the DOC campsite.
The bay has a large combination of facilities, including boat ramp and wharf.
The bay is sheltered in S winds but is open to winds from W and to N.
The bay has a large number of consented moorings spread throughout the bay.
There is a launching ramp on the western side of the bay.