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Paihia Harbour

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Paihia harbour, Bay of Islands, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 800 397 567
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Pahia Shore Excursion: Private Half-Day Bay of Islands Tour
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“catch the ferry” (10 reviews)
“cruise ship” (35 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
Paihia harbour, Bay of Islands, Paihia, New Zealand
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+64 800 397 567
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"catch the ferry"
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"cruise ship"
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"fish and chips"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"new zealand"
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"saw dolphins"
in 12 reviews
"the waitangi treaty grounds"
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"library"
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"hole"
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"ferries"
in 26 reviews
"rock"
in 85 reviews
"souvenirs"
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"ships"
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Reviewed yesterday

As part of a tour, I went on a cruise round the bay. Before the tour, there was about an hour or so to walk around the town. It was a lovely little town with nice shops and restaurants and cafes. the time I visited...More

Thank Nadheera D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Piahia town and harbour while on a cruise in February. It was a very pretty little town with lots of shops, restaurants and fast food places, but it was very busy. We tried to get a table in several restaurants but they were...More

Thank Linda A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paihia is such a beautiful place in NZ. Plenty of activity in and around the harbour. Buy an ice cream or get a coffee and sit and watch the Para sailing, fishing boats, ferries etc. Plenty to see and do.

Thank tekohiwi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We caught a ferry from Russell to Paihia and loved walking round in the sunshine. There is always something going on and it’s a pleasant place to spend some time enjoying a drink in one of the restaurants watching the boats coming and going? The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful setting. Multiple options for activities that can be enjoyed. Nearby shopping centre.

Thank Michelle659
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning view this is the place where you can book everything you can do at Paihia. Go to the oficial bureau there you can get all info you need to plan your day/stay. Staff there is amazingly friendly and attentive.

Thank Jose F
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

This harbor is full of great shopping and restaurants. Great views and plenty to see and do. Do a cruise into the bay, stunning views!.

Thank srgauger
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Piahia harbor is a very nice spot for which to stop for a few picture and watch the harbor boat traffic, which may include a cruise ship or two. Howeve, if a cruise ship in anchored, it will mean large crowds in the various restaurants...More

Thank Phil S
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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Went on a 5 hour tour on boat seen many dolphins 🐬 went through the hole in rock - finished of at a small island 🌴 had a Buffett bqe dinner 🍴 was delicious 😋

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

It is possible to see the harbour on several modes of travel. We chose the ferry. The weather was limiting the day we were there.

Thank Pauline R
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amaralswpb
March 8, 2017|
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Response from gstingr | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's best driving, renting a car & from Auckland to rotorua is 2:40 mins by car or close to 8 hrs via a bus which will be a whole day wasted if travel by bus. If your staying one day you not gonna see much, we stayed 3... More
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DiyanahA
February 13, 2017|
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Response from helen_greig | Reviewed this property |
there are several hole in the rock cruises fas tjet if you do not mind the bumps The hole in the rock cruise which is more sedate and you often encounter dolphins The cream trip that goes around the islands and also in the... More
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Maggie N
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Response from Valerie037 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we were not there for New Years Eve - spent it in Auckland. Great fireworks there from the Sky Tower building!
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