Search online for cheap flights to New Zealand and spend your much-awaited vacation in Whangarei, it really is a perfect holiday destination. Make sure to visit some famous destinations such as the Bay of Islands or Tutukaka Coast. Whangarei city and the region is a great place for anyone who wants to spend a relaxing vacation in a stunning place. There are also plenty of activities here that will surely make your stay fun and exciting.
There is a huge range of activities in the Whangarei region, such as these for good weather days:
World class diving, golf on one of 12 courses, snorkel in marine parks, swim with dolphins, kayak the ocean and rivers, relax on one of the many beaches or beautiful bays - over a dozen we highly recommend, skydiving over the Whangarei Harbour, visit the local wineries, catch a trout or go big game fishing, horse riding on the beach in the bush or river, explore by bike, sail the harbour or ocean, learn to surf, go caving to see glow worms, take a helicopter or scenic flight, join a working bee in the Subtropical Quarry Garden, take a day cruise to the Poor Knights Islands, go on a day trip to the Bay of Islands, picnic at the impressive Whangarei Falls, play disc golf, have lunch and then stroll the Yacht Harbour, make a historic rivercruise, cheer on a team at a rugby or cricket game, sample local theatre, visit an orchid grower, view the stars at the observatory, test your skill at outdoor or indoor rock climbing, abseil the Whangarei Falls, join a working bee to a Kiwi sanctuary island, pet the animals at a farm park, enjoy the scents of the Rose Garden, place a bet at the horse races, join a fun run or walk or another public sports event, discover a historic pa site, do one of many easy or challenging walks: forest walks, mangrove walks, kauri tree walks, Pa Site walks, lookout and summit walks, four different waterfall walks, hidden bay walks or join in at one of the many regular events throughout the year (an A&P show with sheepdog trials, rodeos, concerts etc.).
or these activities for bad weather:
Swim and relax at the Aquatic Centre & Spa, see local history at the Whangarei Museum and Heritage Park, peek at a live kiwi, visit a historic homestead, listen to a talking Tui at the Native Bird Recovery Centre, follow our food & wine trail which we can organise for you, see the largest fernery in NZ, go on the Oil Refinery Tour, wonder at Clapham’s Clock Museum, peruse art galleries, take in the latest film at the multiplex cinema, shop at the boutiques and galleries, go olive oil tasting, visit a buddhist monestary, have a coffee and read the latest magazines in the modern library, cuddle a white lion at Whangarei's lion park, go wining and dining at one of the fine restaurants or bars, follow a sculpture tour around town, view the Whangarei Art Museum, combine history and art at Reyburn House Gallery and Museum (the oldest early settler house in Whangarei), learn how to make paper, try your hand at flax weaving, see how kiwis live by visiting an open home, get bowled over at Ten Pin Bowling, drink the local brew at the brewery, get takeaway sushi, pizza, chinese or fish n’ chips....
We would love to give you more details on any of the above activities or maybe there is something that we have missed, please just ask us.
And if you prefer to enjoy your holidays to the max, then ask Wendy, she will be happy to take you on a personal tour around Whangarei!
We are also developing a growing database of activities from all over NZ, we’re glad to help you planning your trip!