celebrating 130 years 1884-2014

The Chelsea Bay Visitor Centre is opening to the public late 2018.
Conveniently located just a short 10 minute drive from the CBD at the historic Chelsea site, in Birkenhead, Auckland.

As the home of Kiwi Baking, we want to inspire a love of all things baking.   At the visitor centre:

  • book a one hour guided factory tour - we'll show you how we make sugar
  • explore the interactive zone -  see the paddock to plate process of sugar and flour, play a digital baking game and learn about the history of Chelsea Sugar
  • book a baking school lesson 
  • enjoy our fully licensed cafe - open 7 days a week from late 2018
  • the playground is located directly out front for children to enjoy
  • ample free parking is available, including plenty of bike stands
  • soak up the magnificent view of Auckland City
  • enjoy a leisurely walk through the neighboring Chelsea Heritage Park
  • dogs (on a leash) are welcome.


We are open for School tours start from 11 June 2018. 
Select BOOK NOW above to reserve a spot for your school.

Factory Tour bookings are now open for everyone from 5th November 2018 - just click on the Public Tours button below

We look forward to seeing you at Chelsea Bay! 

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