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Address: Whangaroa, New Zealand
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Peaceful inlet

This harbour is a peaceful looking inlet although only rated 4 star because we did not see it during the day and found dining in the off season minimal during the evening.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Bushtrackers88
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This harbour is a peaceful looking inlet although only rated 4 star because we did not see it during the day and found dining in the off season minimal during the evening.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night with our toddler. It's a quiet little village that provides a lovely rest and relax overnight stay in historic homes are filled with character and stunning views. We used Airbnb for our stay which gives you a few more options. There is a gas station and a small pub close that makes life really... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Excellent for watching fishing boats landing massive fish . Peaceful setting , amazing views , swimming beaches within 10km .

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

The Northland beaches are all beautiful, but Whangaroa Harbour is very special. Its unspoilt, and natural, we had watched some locals fish off wharves, and were really impressed with their catch!

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Thank TeresaS812
Matamata, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We got to spend two nights at the Barracks B and B . We had never been here before and we were just so impressed with the sparkling blue water and the fantastic scenery with all the little bays. Overall a fantastic quick break, we will be back.

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Thank Mary B
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Lovely quiet place enjoyed our short time here, Highly recommend the food at the game fishing club, staff there are very welcoming and provide excellent service. Lovely place to have dinner and watch the sun set.

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Thank Smithy6966
Whangaroa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

magnificent scenery and harbour ,,definitely need a boat to explore the inlets and coves king fish lodge offers a fabulous venue for lunch and dinner fabulous on a hot summers day

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Thank Vickie C
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

I spent a weekend on the Maple Leaf Houseboat at the end of last year and it was great. It really is the way to see the harbour in all it beauty. There was some great fishing,Tony who run's the Housebaorting was very helpful in showing us the good spots to catch some snapper. The House boat also has a... More 

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New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We hadn't quite appreciated that you really need a boat to fully enjoy this area, no swimming for the kids beach side due to the oyster shells.

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Thank NewZealandMegs
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We just had a weekend away on the Maple Leaf house bat and had the most incredible time. Beautiful weather, stunning views and plenty of good hiking spots in every bay. Would highly recommend for a relaxing weekend away :)

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