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Cape Reinga Lighthouse Walk
Lighthouses, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Mount Parihaka War Memorial
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Ruapekapeka Pa Track
Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Cape Reinga
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Opua Forest Lookout Track
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Cape Reinga Cape Reinga
#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Reinga
A short walk to the cape and the lighthouse, ,we watched the sunset over the ocean, enjoyed amazing views and marveled at the spectacle of the Tasman sea meeting the Pacific ocean.
We had great weather and packed a sandwich lunch, rested on a hilly outcrop just above the lighthouse and enjoyed our food as well as the splendid view and the never-ceasing waves.
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Pompallier Mission and Printery Russell
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Russell
The Pompallier Mission and Printery apart from being a historical site in the old capital of NZ it has the most Beautiful gardens all well cared for and a multitude of colourful flowers...
Maggie was our personal tour guide and cheerfully related the amazing story of the establishment of the mission, on-site tannery and printing factory.
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Waitangi Treaty Grounds Paihia
#1 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Paihia
That allows you to do the guided historical walk (our guide was fantastic; so passionate, knowledgable and entertaining), watch the cultural performance, tour the grounds and view the museums.
... house, the boat house (where the worlds largest ceremonial war canoes are housed), an impressive carved meeting house, as well as beautiful grounds with well marked walking paths and sweeping views of the bay.
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Cape Reinga Lighthouse Walk Cape Reinga
#2 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Reinga
Another 3 hours drive to Cape Reinga amazing views where the Tasman meets the Pacific, take the walk to the Lighthouse but also walk up the hill off the path as the views from the top are amazing.
Great little walk up to the light house, where an astonishing view awaits: two oceans smashing in to each other, its quite unique!
Town Basin Whangarei
#1 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Whangarei
You can just take a short easy stroll along the marina visiting delightful shops and gallaries, and enjoy the view, or enjoy the great park with the kids or you can do the loop walk which can also be extended depe...
... along the Walk....So handy for Solo or Mum and toddler in a Pram or little Bike....Especially lovely views of Town Basin and our Bridge....After your Walk you can stop in at a lovely Cafe and enjoy lunch or Co...
Flagstaff Hill Russell
#2 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Russell
The walk was a bit tough for me as I'm a bit lazy but well worth the effort, there are bus tours up but walk if you can as it is just so peaceful and beautiful and great views once you are up there.
You can access this by walking from Russell or be lazy like us and drive Once there great view of Russell and surrounding bays Also has a strong historical significance for NZ
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Christ Church Russell
#3 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Russell
We took a day trip to Russell from Paihia and included the Christ Church and it's cemetery, both were well worth a visit to view part of New Zealand's early history.
Breathtaking views and plenty of history
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The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station Kerikeri
#1 of 7 Sights & Landmarks in Kerikeri
This is a great spot in a beautiful location and shares the history of the 1st store in NZ..you can explore the whole site with various historic buildings both European and Maori.Lovley sweeping views quaint cafes...
... and the nearby Pear Tree restaurant (stays open) are in a truly delightful location, with a number of gentle strolls available to other nearby attractions: Rewa's Village, Rainbow Falls and the historic Pa site.
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Kawakawa Public Toilets by Hundertwasser Kawakawa
#1 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Kawakawa
As said, specially designed by a fun artist, the best sights are inside.
These toilets are a great asset to the town, a great talking point and a different way to view art.
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Arai Te Uru Heritage Walk Omapere
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Omapere
There are many walks in this park, each with their own spectacular views and one can easily spend the day hiking along the cliffs or pristine beaches.
Take the short detour left along Sandstone road as you descend the steep hill into Omapere (from South), head about 1km and then take the brief 10 min walk along a well formed easy track for a fantastic view out t...
Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House North Island 31.1 km away
#73 of 460 Sights & Landmarks in North Island
However with its excellently curated museum, beautiful views, cultural entertainment, informative and friendly guides, this visit has lots to see and do for people of all ages.
The museum was recommended by our B&B host, but we weren't as impressed by the museum itself, as by the grounds around it, the mansion on the hill, and the amazing view.
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Te Ahu Center Kaitaia
#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Kaitaia
In the entry hall, to the left, is the area's I-Site Information Center, with maps, brochures of all that's interesting in the area, including hotels, lodges and B&B's, as well as local handicrafts and T-shirts to...
The round atrium's floor is decorated with a painted depiction of the Maori story of the Far North's creation (and a balcony from which to view it better); and the roof is supported by 7 hand-carved Kauri wood 'po...
Te Kakano Whangarei
#2 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Whangarei
You get a great view of the Town Basin from the top of the spiral koru.It looks amazing in the evening too and beautifully lit up as shown in the photo.
The result will be two fantastic art galleries on the same site as Te Kakano, one for Hundertwasser' exhibitions and the other for exhibitions by Maori artists.
Waka 'n' Wave Sculpture Whangarei
#3 of 4 Sights & Landmarks in Whangarei
Lovely walk with views
Opua Forest Lookout Track Paihia
#2 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Paihia
The walk starts at the end of Old School Road in Paihia and leads at a lookout with views of Paihia and Russell.
The lookout gives you the perfect view of the Bay of Islands.
Mount Parihaka War Memorial Whangarei Heads
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Whangarei Heads
Nice drive up parked in the parking lot at the top fantastic walk up to the memorial and out to the lookout great views very scenic great for panoramic photos thoroughly enjoyed it
what an outstanding view you get from Mt Parihaka, -all around Whangarei, the entrance to the harbour, the oil refinery, shopping areas, sports fields, traffic routes downtown Whangarei, etc. AND you can drive alm...
St James Anglican Church Kerikeri
#2 of 7 Sights & Landmarks in Kerikeri
The St James Anglican church was worth visiting for the interesting old gravestones, the architecture, the views, its character and the feeling of history.
The view of the Kerikeri Basin is good also, looking down to the Stone Store & House.
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Te Waimate Mission Waimate North
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Waimate North
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Opo the Dolphin Statue Opononi
#1 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Opononi
Clendon House Rawene
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Rawene
We left with great respect for the family (especially mama Jane) and for the dedication of the host and the Historic Trust in maintaining this site in a proper manner.
Try to build in more time than the 30 minutes waiting for ferry and visit this historical site.
St Paul's Anglican Church Paihia
#3 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Paihia
Rangihoua Heritage Park Kerikeri
#3 of 7 Sights & Landmarks in Kerikeri
On the way you'll see sheep and beef stations, views down the Kerikeri Inlet to Paihia, Russell and beyond, and pass the prestigious Bay of Islands International Academy.
We took the walk to the Marsden Cross which is the site of the first Christian church service in NZ and a well documented part of early Pakeha life in this wonderful spot on NZ.
Te Matua Ngahere Walk Waipoua Forest
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Waipoua Forest
People who only view Tane Mahuta and drive on without really experiencing the forest are missing out.
Ruapekapeka Pa Track Kawakawa
#2 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Kawakawa
Fascinating historical site in a scenic setting
Wonderful historical site
Waimamaku Coastal Track Opononi
#2 of 2 Sights & Landmarks in Opononi
Wonderful views, but definitely pick your weather!
Fabulous views, FREE of course, even on windy day is worth it
Tokatoka Peak Dargaville
#1 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Dargaville
From the top you will be rewarded with a magnificent 360 view that is quite simply breathtaking.
Brilliant views but prepare for a steep hike, even scrambling on hands and feet in some places.
Rangikapiti Pa Historic Reserve Coopers Beach
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Coopers Beach
Historic pa site, stunning views of Mangonui Harbour, easy walk to the top.
Awesome view point and easy to get to
The Kumara Box Dargaville
#2 of 3 Sights & Landmarks in Dargaville
Akeake Historic Reserve Track Kerikeri
#4 of 7 Sights & Landmarks in Kerikeri
Tane Moana Tutukaka
#1 of 1 Sights & Landmarks in Tutukaka
Pretty views through the trees, although these will disappear as the pines grow.