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Paihia Harbour

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Address: Paihia harbour, Bay of Islands, Paihia, New Zealand
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Nice Place to browse around and Watch the World Go By

The harbour area of Paihia, has many restaurants & bars with superb views over the Bay. It's a great place to while away a few hours or book tickets for excursions.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Marlow, United Kingdom
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Marlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The harbour area of Paihia, has many restaurants & bars with superb views over the Bay. It's a great place to while away a few hours or book tickets for excursions.

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Thank CrystalRose54
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly people and great to chat to. From the Harbour we took the slow Ferry , about 25 minutes to Russell Island. Great place good food and lovely people ....seems to be the norm in NZ....us Brits could learn a lot from the Kiwis.

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Thank Ross B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Forget about the rest and go for the best.On this yacht you will have the experience to see majestic birds,dolphins ,sharks and whales.John,Geir and Marcus have everything so well organised from snorkelling,zodiac rides round the hole in the rock and kaiaking.Their knowledge of the sea and landscape of the Bay Of Isles is incredible.You have the option of doing as... More 

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Thank Coren S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely views and lively atmosphere providing great walks. I personally like the whole of Paihia area.

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Thank Anya B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent 4 days of celebrating our wedding anniversary in this tranquil and diverse island scattered location. The boat tours and coastal hikes were incredible. Be ready to spend a little extra cash for some memorable souvenirs in local gift shoppes to brag to your friends.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely place to be, fantastic views, plenty of boat trips on offer. Happily go again. Surrounded by shops and plenty of food outlets.

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Napier, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting is simply stunning. The Harbour itself didn't really have much to offer than a large information site for activities.

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Thank christine l
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a full-on day diving my friend and I walked to the harbour for dinner. After refuelling on fish and chips we went for a wander. The harbour had a great atmosphere, with just the right amount of people around. The highlight had to be walking along the pier/jetty area and seeing a huge manta ray swim on by. We... More 

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Thank Kelsey M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful day out on the water with Fullers Great Sights. 1. Cruise in the Morning was Cliffs and Caves. 2. Cruise was a special Cruise to Farewell the biggest Cruise Ship ever to come to New Zealand. Paihia Harbour is always wonderful. there is so much to see and so much to do. You can shop, you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the opportunity to go on a 4 hr dolphin cruise and trip of the harbour. Beautiful day with what turned out to be wonderful weather. We had a ball. Found dolphins after 2 hours - but well worth it. We loved the experience. (Don't forget to take a jacket - the breeze can be a little chilly)

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