Local Activities

Safe swimming beach

Kaipara Harbour cruises,  bush walks.

Matakohe Kauri museum 10 minutes

Cafes (20 minutes away)
- Ruawai Pizzeria Ruawai
- Cruiser Cafe, Paparoa (Wednesday-Sunday)

Accommodation Links

Russell Self Contained Apartment Russell, Bay of Islands

www.decksofpaihia.co.nz Pahia

www.moreporklodge.co.nz Paihia

www.plane-tree-lodge.net.nz Kaitaia

www.topstay.co.nz Houhora Lodge & Homestay, far North

www.salumeriafontana.co.nz/accommodation.htm Salumeria accommodation, Wellsford

www.thebigbluehouse.co.nz Auckland

www.greatpons.co.nz Great Ponsonby Bed & Breakfast, Auckland

www.drivingcreekvillas.com Coromandel Peninsula

www.villacollini.co.nz Welcome Bay, Tauranga

www.robertsonhouse.co.nz Rotorua

www.ferntreehideaway.co.nz Wellington

www.marlboroughbb.co.nz Blenheim

www.cats-pjamas.com Nelson

Other Links

www.culturenorth.co.nz Culture North

www.guybucchi.com Guy Bucchi

We personally recommend:
The Penguin New Zealand Travel Guide North Island by Diana and Jeremy Pope
"Probably the best guide book to anywhere ever written" Sunday Times UK

IHA.com : Vacation rentals, bed and breakfast and self catering accommodation book direct with owner