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Paihia Harbour

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Address: Paihia harbour, Bay of Islands, Paihia, New Zealand
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Bay of Islands Cape Brett 'Hole in the Rock' Cruise
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Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch
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Bay of Islands Dolphin Cruise from Paihia or Russell

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nice harbour

The harbour is beautifull with all the islands and the rocks. we took a boat trip and then you can see more of the harbour. There is a small beach with stones and grass. You... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The harbour is beautifull with all the islands and the rocks. we took a boat trip and then you can see more of the harbour. There is a small beach with stones and grass. You can walk along the promenade and there is a small artist market in Paihia

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Magnificent place for a relaxing morning or pre- / post- dinner walk. There are enough terraces strategically placed along the harbour where one can enjoy unforgettable views whilst sipping his favourite drink. It is also the place where one can see and be seen.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Upon completing our Bay of Islands cruise we enjoyed a wander around the township including the markets. It was very pleasant with most commodities available including places to dine.

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

An awful lot going on, and does get quite crowded. But people watchers will enjoy it. Certainly has lots to see

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very busy and pretty harbor. We travelled from Russell to Paihia on a ferry and this was very pleasant and the ferry driver was informative about the area

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful harbour area and surroundings , with bars , cafes and restaurants either within itself or just across the road . Sight seeing helicopter rides available right next to the harbour , amazing piloting skills to watch and envy as it lands sideways onto the helipad . Fishing , para gliding and ferry across to Russell from the jetty .

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best views of Bay Of Islands, a great deal of activity, adventure to be done, recommend for travelling A++

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great views alongside Waitangi bridge and roundabout. Marae and carvings on land creates a special ambiance to the harbor. Great walk to Marae and golf course.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met family over here and arrived on the ferry from Russell. Compared to Russell it's busy with a number of shops, cafes and restaurants. It had all the amenities one requires. The surrounding beach is not that picturesque. Better places to take a dip. One large playground for children to play right in the beach sides Lovely views of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the hub of the town, fantastic to book tours, get information, stop for refreshments etc. locals really go the extra mile to help. Make sure you take the ferry over to Russell.

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