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Address: Paihia harbour, Bay of Islands, Paihia, New Zealand
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Central location for visitng the Bay of Islands

Paihia is a great location to base yourself when you are visiting the Bay of Islands. Located approx. 1hr drive from Kerikeri and Russell (you can, alternatively, also get there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Wyong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Paihia is a great location to base yourself when you are visiting the Bay of Islands. Located approx. 1hr drive from Kerikeri and Russell (you can, alternatively, also get there by ferry), approx. 1/4hr drive to Waitangi (you can, alternatively, also walk it you wish) and approx. 1/2hr to the Haruru Falls (you can, alternatively, also take a guided tour... More 

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Callala Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Great place with all that we needed. All information given by very helpful locals. Easy to find tours or events you want to do. Great fush and chups.

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Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Especially the young pianoplayer with the tatoos, who rolled out his bluepainted piano and played for the crowd :)

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

One of the best places to visit in North Island.. A perfect place for beauty lowers.. The blue waters, the swim with dolphins and a cruise ride. Makes your holiday perfect!!

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

recently bought a ferry ticket for two adults $ 24.00 return Paihia to Russell and back,. sunny perfect morning water like glass efficient trip dropping us of at the pier . went to the steak house for lunch . fabulous service and dedicated staff brilliant chef well worth it. great range of food available. wondered about for a while after... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Our first look at the Bay of Islands started at Waitangi and ended at Paihia Harbour. Unfortunately no time to cross the bay to the historic site at Russell, but a welcoming and beautiful spot to return to.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

we went out on the boat for a trip around to the hole in the rock and the ladies were amazing and very informative

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Kaitaia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Under sail around the Bay of Islands out of Opua. Local historical society has heaps of information about Maori/pakeha interactions here.

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Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Beautiful and Tranquil . lots to do from relaxing walks to more energetic activities . Great for photography

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This is a tidy and compact little harbor. It is convenient to find food, lodging, toilets and the iNformation center. The ferry to Russell leaves from here as well.

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