Sub-tropical Whangarei delights artists, forest walkers, those wanting a beachside holiday, deep-sea anglers, and people who appreciate quality craft markets.

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From luxury waterfront apartments to scenic camping grounds and everything in between - Whangarei has the right accommodation for you. 

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Browse through the diverse range of activities on offer in this beautiful area. There are many to choose from, find your favourite! 

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What to do in Whangarei

  • Enjoy the city dining, shopping and art galleries
  • Visit one of the 100 beaches on offer
  • Enjoy the world's best sub tropical diving
  • Stop off as you cruise the Twin Coast Discovery Highway
  • Take a scenic walk to a waterfall, bay or historic reserve
  • Wander the tree-top boardwalk among 500 year old kauri trees!
  • Cruise, kayak, swim, dive or fish in one of many nearby bays

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How do you get to Whangarei?

  • Travel by Plane
    • There are regular air services from Whangarei Airport to Auckland and Wellington.
  • Travel by Train
    • There are no train services to Whangarei.
  • Travel by Bus
    • Several tour and coach companies operate out of Whangarei. It can also be accessed via most domestic bus networks from Auckland or Northland destinations. Whangarei offers a public bus service called CityLink which operates Monday to Saturday.
  • Rent a Vehicle
    • Various car rental, motorhome or campervan hire companies are available at Whangarei Airport.