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Paihia Harbour: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great views and good photo opportunities both day and night. The I site information centre is here as well as attractions to visit while in paihia

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in some apartments a few minutes walk from the Harbour. This is the jumping off spot for a boat trip to the Bay of Islands. Everything is an easy to walk around and you can enjoy the cafes and sights

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went really early so we would not miss our bus.we were told to step aside and wait while the Chinese girl made everyone board the bus.my husband got frantic as the time for the bus to leave was approaching.Racheal was looking for three people...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Paihia, bay of islands take the tour with paihia taxis with Geoff and Naomi, British and american living in new Zealand, good price and friendliness.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 509gibranr
Reviewed 9 September 2019

Nice location to base yourself to explore the bay of islands ad the kerikeri area Good food and good coffee

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank remu160
Reviewed 8 September 2019

Similar in many ways to our local Port Fairy. Very quiet at this time of year but most cafes were operating. Many motels were closed. Crazy in the summer

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 8 August 2019

You can walk into Paihia along a coastal track from Opua. We did this, not too hard and there was a good choice to choose from in Paihia for lunch. Would like to have stayed much longer.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 30 July 2019

Here you can catch a boat or go for a meal in one of the restaurants. During winter it is very quiet here but I can imagine it beeing very busy in the summer. Nice place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anette12345
Reviewed 4 June 2019

I didn't find this was worth the stop except to catch the ferry to Russell. I walked around it in under 5 minutes. I think I was just tired of being a tourist at this point.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank belle400
Reviewed 3 June 2019 via mobile

A trip to the Bay of Islands must include Paihia sitting in the heart of the harbour. Easy to walk around and enjoy the cafes and sights. Sit by the wharf and watch the boats come and go, or take a trip on the harbour....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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amaralswpb
9 March 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
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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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