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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“catch the ferry” (10 reviews)
“cruise ship” (35 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
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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"
in 35 reviews
"fish and chips"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"new zealand"
in 38 reviews
"saw dolphins"
in 12 reviews
"the waitangi treaty grounds"
in 10 reviews
"library"
in 13 reviews
"hole"
in 91 reviews
"ferries"
in 26 reviews
"rock"
in 85 reviews
"souvenirs"
in 11 reviews
"russel"
in 27 reviews
"wharf"
in 31 reviews
"ships"
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"tourists"
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"fishing"
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Reviewed yesterday

The harbour area is worth visiting and is directly adjacent to the main shopping, dining and entertainment areas. The harbour is accessible to all and is very well maintained. Several firms operate sightseeing boats and the chance to see/swim with the dolphins in the bay....More

Thank David P
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Small charter for fishing is ideal. One on one and not too crowded which makes for an enjoyable time.

Thank lesleysealite
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our accommodations had beautiful views overlooking the harbour. There are B&B's, motels and hotels to fit all budgets. Some good restaurants too. Safe to walk along the beach.

Thank mmehall79
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 2 weeks 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

Thank Rooombiter
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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 4 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 30 April 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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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
14 February 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
5 April 2016|
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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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