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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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dungog
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

just a stunning place. do a cruise on the water and see dolphins and cruise thru the hole in the wall.

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Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Beautiful, clean and very friendly. Many interesting options available to either the novice or seasoned visitor.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

rent a kayak and go kayacking!!! and then go for a swim if its not too cold,we kayacked over to the Waitiangi Treaty Grounds and had a walk around there

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Canberra, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Views around the harbour are stunning with lots of small islands sprinkled around the waterway. Ferry service across to Russell was pretty ordinary. Very old bucket and grotty!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

A lovely place to sit and watch boats coming and going. Quiet and peaceful and nothing to dislike about it. Right in the heart of Paihia with all the tourist trips leaving there.

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Houston, Texas
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39 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Beautiful scenery in the harbour where you board for the Hole in the Rock tours and ferry to Russell.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

You could see the Islands and Boats and if you like you can take a Boat Trip to the "Hole in the Rock" Well worth doing

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The harbour is the best place to hang out. There are several restaurants, shops and cafes. Just hang out in one of the wooden chairs and enjoy your ice cream. There are many boats with great trips! And if you are lucky you see stingrays, dolphins or even orcas

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Very nice view to the small islands! Tourist info is close and they are really helping you in a kind way.

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Marton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This has got to be one of the most fascinating harbours in the world. There must be only a few places in the world where you can see so many islands all at once.

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