celebrating 130 years 1884-2014

The Chelsea Bay Visitor Centre is conveniently located just a short 10 minute drive from the CBD at the historic Chelsea site, in Birkenhead, Auckland.

Chelsea Bay is open 7 days a week

As the home of Kiwi Baking, we want to inspire a love of all things baking.   What you can do at Chelsea Bay:

  • Chelsea Sugar Factory Tours available Monday to Friday, when the factory is operating - come and see how we make sugar!
  • "Sugar at Chelsea Bay" bakery and eatery is open 7 days a week (7am - 4pm weekdays and 8am - 4pm weekends) 
  • 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 - this FREE education area is open 7 days a week
  • Adult and Children's Baking Lessons in the Edmonds Baking School will be available early 2019
  • Playground is located directly out front of Sugar cafe 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 neighbouring Chelsea Heritage Park
  • Dogs (on a leash) are welcome


Book a Chelsea Factory Tour - click the BOOK NOW button

For School Tours - click the BOOK NOW button

Table Bookings for Sugar at Chelsea Bay (8+ people, weekdays only) call: 09 481 0834

We look forward to seeing you at Chelsea Bay! 

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