Rocky Bay offers a picturesque beach with rocky outcrops, providing a unique and rugged coastal environment. The bay is surrounded by native bush, creating a serene and peaceful setting.
The area around Rocky Bay is relatively undeveloped, contributing to its secluded and tranquil ambiance. It is a place where visitors can escape the crowds and immerse themselves in nature. The lack of commercialisation allows for a more authentic and untouched experience.
The nearby Whakanewha Regional Park offers opportunities for hiking and exploring the native flora and fauna of the island. The park features bush tracks, picnic areas, and a beautiful wetland, providing a chance to connect with the natural environment.