Karanga is an outreach centre of the Community of Christ, where the uniqueness of the environment and the facilities combine to promote quality experiences to enrich the lives of families and groups.

Karanga is located at 79 Te Henga Road, Swanson, 25 km from central Auckland off the Waitakere's Scenic Drive.

The facility is adjacent to Cascade Kauri Park with bush walks and river swimming. Also nearby is Bethells Beach (a surf beach) and the Wainamu Lake which has fresh water and sand dunes.