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Paihia Harbour

Paihia harbour, Bay of Islands, Paihia, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Paihia
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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Had a fantastic day sail on the Gungha 2. We saw lots of orcas on the way to an island in the bay. The captain supplied wet suits for snorkeling, kayaks to go ashore and even waterpoof shoes for everyone to wear onto the beach. We had a great hike to a cliff top with a 360 degree view and... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Stayed in hotel at end of front everybody you meet makes you welcome. What a fabulous beach and views, everything so clean and tidy ... Well done to all those who live here.

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Varberg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Love the place....loooove it! Grab a drink and enjoy the views. The beers are a bit pricy but worth it if you include the views. a nice place to realx and unwind.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

What a great place to get out and explore amazing bays & beaches and marine life, take a trip across to Russell too lovely little town perhaps even nicer than Paihia ?

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Always lots to do, fishing , sight seeing, lovely views, sailing , boating, good harbour for swimming and dolphin watching and swimming with the dolphins. Just not much fun on a bad weather day though

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Very peaceful place. Took boat trip to hole in the rock and saw lots of dolphins. Great place to visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great day out on a cruise to the hole in the rock peaceful down side dolphins didnt come out to play but saw seals weather was great.

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Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great day out. A must do if visiting the area. Great coastal scenery, lunch included on island stop, saw dolphins, seals and actually cruised through the hole in the rock.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

this place is a real little gem, peaceful and picturesque. People seem to be very welcoming, so all in all well worth visiting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Lovely seafront with very nice restaurants built out to the sea. Gorgeous up stairs coffee shop with lovely breakfast and folding doors, with balcony so that you can enjoy the views and the sun. Limited walking on the beach, quite small and basic but lovely views

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