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“The Beautiful Bay”
Review of Paihia Harbour

Paihia Harbour
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$76.32*
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Bay of Islands Cape Brett 'Hole in the Rock' Cruise
Ranked #3 of 39 things to do in Paihia
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Yeppoon, Australia
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99 reviews
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“The Beautiful Bay”
Reviewed January 29, 2014

Grab a coffee from a nearby cafe and watch the world go by in this beautiful part of New Zealand. Paihia Harbour was busy with holiday makers and tourists when we visited. There was a regatta underway which provided loads of colour on the water. At 8.30 am parking was easy to find and cost $1 per hour. The area is very tidy and public toilets clearly sign posted. We have visited the Bay of Islands many times and never tire of the natural beauty.

Visited January 2014
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Bay of Plenty Region, New Zealand
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“Paihia beaches and harbour”
Reviewed January 29, 2014

Beautiful beaches especially Ti Beach. The Paihia harbour is a hive of activity from daylight 'til dusk. Huge variety of restaurants, fishing tours, trip over to Russell. So much to see and do. Love that place.

Visited December 2013
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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful bays all round”
Reviewed January 28, 2014

nice to have my fish & chips by the sea, and people watch, good restaurants,bars,souvenir shops, i will be coming back again.

Visited January 2014
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Canberra
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120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Beautiful Bay of Islands”
Reviewed January 27, 2014

Loved that you could sit by the water and have lunch/dinner or catch the ferry over to Russell. Liked that it was so undeveloped - I hope they continue to keep it undeveloped.

Visited January 2014
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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“Top Site!”
Reviewed January 25, 2014

Beautiful views. Good beach for children. Excellent ferry service Paihia to Russell. Great for kayaking and other water sports. Good restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, hotels, motels. We are from the UK and travel all over, but this is our second time in the Bay of Islands - and I think we may come here again!

Visited January 2014
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