Whangaroa awaits: its surfing, forests, and more!

Venture to Tauranga Bay and Taupo Bay—just two of the sights around Whangaroa.

Known for

Surfing, Seafood and White Sand Beaches

Top Hotels in Whangaroa

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Sunseeker Lodge
2 out of 5
12 Old Hospital Road, Whangaroa
$40/night
Sep 30 - Oct 1
4.4/5Excellent! (11 reviews)

Situated in Whangaroa, this hostel is 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from Tauranga Bay and within 20 mi (32 km) of Manginangina Kauri Walk and Matauri Bay Beach. Puketi and ...

4.4/5Excellent! (11 reviews)
Magic!

"Great spot, view from the large spa house to die for, comfortable beds and nice clean cotton sheets. Our only disappointment was being woken at 0530 with some unruly guests children plonking the piano! Would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019

Sunseeker Lodge
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Waimanu Lodge Whangaroa Harbour
3 out of 5
76a Old Hospital Road, Whangaroa Harbour, Whangaroa, Northland
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

Situated in Whangaroa, this guesthouse is 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from Tauranga Bay and within 20 mi (32 km) of Takou Bay and Manginangina Kauri Walk. Matauri Bay Beach ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Nice and peaceful. Beautiful view. Excelent staff. Clean and tidy"…"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2018

Waimanu Lodge Whangaroa Harbour
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Villa Ohakiri
3.5 out of 5
91 Old Hospital Road, Whangaroa

Situated by the sea, this bed & breakfast is 9.5 mi (15.3 km) from Tauranga Bay and within 20 mi (32 km) of Manginangina Kauri Walk and Matauri Bay Beach. Puketi ...

Villa Ohakiri

Popular things to do in Whangaroa

Karikari Peninsula
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Karikari Peninsula

Discover your own white-sand paradise when you explore this magical peninsula, a scenic vacation destination that offers gorgeous coastlines and wineries. 

Stone Store
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Stone Store

In New Zealand’s oldest building is a museum where you can get a glimpse of times gone by and find a unique souvenir in the heritage shop.

Top activities in Whangaroa

Cape Reinga via 90 Mile Beach
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Cape Reinga via 90 Mile Beach

$98

Experience the best things to do in Northland on this full-day Cape Reinga tour; see the northernmost point of New Zealand and rugged coastline of Cape Reinga, enjoy a unique 90 Mile Beach tour and speed head-first down Te Paki sand dunes.

Dune Rider Cape Reinga Tour
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Dune Rider Cape Reinga Tour

$100

Discover Cape Reinga on a tour that combines sand dune crossings and a delicious buffet lunch. Visit Ka-Uri Unearthed workshop, drive along 90 Mile Beach, and marvel at panoramic scenes from atop Cape Reinga Lighthouse.

Historical Kerikeri Tour with Wine Tasting & Chocolate
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Historical Kerikeri Tour with Wine Tasting & Chocolate

$40

Enjoy a historical guided tour in Northland as you experience one of the best things to do in Kerikeri on this afternoon sightseeing tour; learn about Maori heritage and European settlers, see the oldest standing buildings in New Zealand and sample locally produced wine and chocolate.