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Whangaroa Harbour

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Great trip on the unbelievably beautiful Whangaroa Harbour

Absolutely blown away by the magical Whangaroa Harbour. Had no idea how stunning this harbour is! Without a boat of my own I would never have known what an awe-inspiring place... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Phillippa K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely blown away by the magical Whangaroa Harbour. Had no idea how stunning this harbour is! Without a boat of my own I would never have known what an awe-inspiring place this is when travelling around the area in Jan this summer. The Discover Whangaroa Harbour Tour took us up into the far reaches of the Harbour - I truly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whangaroa Harbour is a great place to visit for some stunning views and scenery. Simply must be explored via boat to see the fantastic landscape and all the sights. Even better if fishing is your cup of tea!

Thank Kane B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 3 days in Whangaroa - stunning place and fished a day with Blue Water adventures - serious fishing and top skipper on well appointed boat. The skipper was informative and put us on the fish - nothing was too much trouble and the cost of the trip was more than fair. The boat has plenty of room for 5... More 

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Warkworth, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

This holiday park was just off the main road, Was a very nice bush setting and we asked the Manager who was friendly for a camp site to put our tent and boat up for the night. Had dinner in Maungonui and went up to the Maungonui Pa on top of the hill. Awesome views just on dusk. The facilities... More 

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Shelbyville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Stunning views on the Whangaroa Harbour. I stayed in a rental house there for a few weeks and it was quite beautiful. There is not much there besides the gorgeous views and water but that is definitely part of the appeal.

Thank sdeandlde
Mount Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

I see the Lodge referred to as KINGFISHER Lodge (a kingfisher is a type of bird, is it not?) Whilst this place is named KINGFISH Lodge in reality......after the huge game fish caught near the local waters. Please everyone, stop calling it Kingfish-er Lodge, it invites scorn and contempt on you if you can't even get the name of the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

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 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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