Whangarei Heads, Northland, New Zealand Accommodations

Accommodations in Whangarei Heads

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The SpaceRelax and enjoy fantastic water and mountain views in this well appointed room with private deck and en suite bathroom. Shared guest lounge and kitchen. Bookings for yoga retreat packages can be arranged. Owners quarters are separate from the guest accommodation in the upper part of the building. Explore the surrounding beauty of the Whangarei Heads Peninsula, a real gem set in northern New Zealand. Mount Manaia and Mount Aubrey offer a stunning backdrop and challenging hikes just 5 minutes from the WHY retreat. Darch Point offers an easier walk, or stroll to the other end of our bay and visit the early settlers’ cemetery. We even have our own giant Kauri tree nearby. Ocean Beach, a world class surf beach featuring miles of fine white sand, is accessible by a 10 minute drive or a 5 hour hike across the headland ridge. Smugglers Bay and the Reotahi Marine reserve offer snorkeling and protected swimming beaches. Take a small boat over to the sandbank to watch the seabirds digging for shellfish. Other local activities include a natural Kiwi habitat, abseiling, kayaking, scenic flights, caves, golf, cafes, pubs and restaurants, art galleries and the Easter art trail, or fishing off the McLeod Bay wharf, where you are bound to meet some interesting characters. Besides Kiwi, you are likely to hear or see many other native birds in our streamside bush and the surrounding reserves. Free Parking included Bookings for yoga retreat packages can be arranged. Contact us for any inquiry. Guest AccessGuests share a lounge and kitchenette, and have their own private deck with spectacular views of our lovely bay and Mt Manaia. Interaction with GuestsOwners quarters are separate from the guest accommodation in the upper part of the building. The NeighborhoodExplore the surrounding beauty of the Whangarei Heads Peninsula, a real gem set in northern New Zealand. The diversity of the scenery may surprise you, starting with the scenic drive out from Whangarei city center which winds around the harbor through pretty seaside communities. Mount Manaia and Mount Aubrey offer a stunning backdrop and challenging hikes just 5 minutes from the WHY retreat. Darch Point offers an easier walk, or stroll to the other end of our bay and visit the early settlers’ cemetery. We even have our own giant Kauri tree nearby. Ocean Beach, a world class surf beach featuring miles of fine white sand, is accessible by a 10 minute drive or a 5 hour hike across the headland ridge. Smugglers Bay and the Reotahi Marine reserve offer snorkeling and protected swimming beaches. Take a small boat over to the sandbank to watch the seabirds digging for shellfish. Other local activities include a natural Kiwi habitat, abseiling, kayaking, scenic flights, caves, golf, cafes, pubs and restaurants, art galleries and the Easter art trail, or fishing off the McLeod Bay wharf, where you are bound to meet some interesting characters. Besides Kiwi, you are likely to hear or see many other native birds in our streamside bush and the surrounding reserves. Getting AroundFree Parking included Other Things to NoteBookings for yoga retreat packages can be arranged. Contact us for any inquiry.
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2br Home/Apartment
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  • Parking
The SpaceYour hosts Lil and Ron welcome you to Shores, situated in Taurikura Bay, Whangarei Heads. Relax, explore and experience Whangarei Heads, a spectacular peninsula, fringed with beautiful ocean and harbour beaches, in the upper North Island of New Zealand. Relax and enjoy the mountain and harbour views in pristine, beautifully presented, modern accommodation. Both apartments are very comfortable and private, with plenty of living area. Guest AccessAt Shores, we offer a range of choices for your holiday; whether you’re wanting something adrenalin filled, a luxurious romantic break or maybe something between the two. Your comfort is guaranteed. We have tennis courts, a golf course and various eateries near by. Kayaks and tennis rackets are available for our guests at no extra cost. The NeighborhoodTaurikura Bay is a 30 minute drive from Whangarei City along the scenic coast of Whangarei Heads peninsula. Immerse yourself in Northland’s natural beauty away from the tourist crowds. Enjoy meeting the easy going locals who love it here and are happy to share their enthusiasm and knowledge of the place. Whether it’s diving, kayaking, surfing, sailing, or bush walking, it’s all here waiting to be enjoyed. Other Things to NoteKoru apartment prices are discounted for stays of over 5 nights - long stays are negotiable and discounted further.
Home/Apartment
2br Home/Apartment
  • Wifi
  • Parking
The SpaceYour hosts Lil and Ron welcome you to Shores, situated in Taurikura Bay, Whangarei Heads. Relax, explore and experience Whangarei Heads, a spectacular peninsula, fringed with beautiful ocean and harbour beaches, in the upper North Island of New Zealand. Relax and enjoy the mountain and harbour views in pristine, beautifully presented, modern accommodation. Both apartments are very comfortable and private, with plenty of living area. Guest AccessAt Shores, we offer a range of choices for your holiday; whether you’re wanting something adrenalin filled, a luxurious romantic break or maybe something between the two. Your comfort is guaranteed. We have tennis courts, a golf course and various eateries near by. We have kayaks and tennis rackets available at no extra charge. The NeighborhoodTaurikura Bay is a 30 minute drive from Whangarei City along the scenic coast of Whangarei Heads peninsula. Immerse yourself in Northland’s natural beauty away from the tourist crowds.Enjoy meeting the easy going locals who love it here and are happy to share their enthusiasm and knowledge of the place. Whether it’s diving, kayaking, surfing, sailing, or bush walking, it’s all here waiting to be enjoyed. Other Things to NoteThe Manaia apartment prices are discounted for stays of over 5 nights - long stays are negotiable and discounted further.
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Excellent
1 review
4br Home/Apartment
  • Pets Allowed
  • Wifi
  • Parking
This property was deactivated by the owner. We have found several other available options for your stay.
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The SpaceRelax and enjoy fantastic water views in this well appointed room. Twin beds can be made up to one king size. Bathroom is shared with one other room. Shared guest lounge and kitchen. Large private decks. Bookings for yoga retreat packages can be arranged. The bathroom is shared with one other room. Owners quarters are separate from the guest accommodation in the upper part of the building. Explore the surrounding beauty of the Whangarei Heads Peninsula, a real gem set in northern New Zealand. Mount Manaia and Mount Aubrey offer a stunning backdrop and challenging hikes just 5 minutes from the WHY retreat. Darch Point offers an easier walk, or stroll to the other end of our bay and visit the early settlers’ cemetery. We even have our own giant Kauri tree nearby. Ocean Beach, a world class surf beach featuring miles of fine white sand, is accessible by a 10 minute drive or a 5 hour hike across the headland ridge. Smugglers Bay and the Reotahi Marine reserve offer snorkeling and protected swimming beaches. Take a small boat over to the sandbank to watch the seabirds digging for shellfish. Other local activities include a natural Kiwi habitat, abseiling, kayaking, scenic flights, caves, golf, cafes, pubs and restaurants, art galleries and the Easter art trail, or fishing off the McLeod Bay wharf, where you are bound to meet some interesting characters. Besides Kiwi, you are likely to hear or see many other native birds in our streamside bush and the surrounding reserves. Free Parking included Bookings for yoga retreat packages can be arranged. Contact us for any inquiry. Guest AccessAll guests have their own private room. The guest lounge and kithenette is shared with any guests staying in the other 2 rooms. Interaction with GuestsOwners quarters are separate from the guest accommodation in the upper part of the building. Getting AroundFree Parking included Other Things to NoteBookings for yoga retreat packages can be arranged. Contact us for any inquiry.
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Bedroom
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  • Gym
  • Breakfast
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The SpaceYou will have no trouble relaxing in this well appointed room. Twin beds can be made up to one king size. Bathroom is shared with one other room. Shared guest lounge and kitchen. Large private decks. Bookings for yoga retreat packages can be arranged. The bathroom is shared with one other room. Owners quarters are separate from the guest accommodation in the upper part of the building. Explore the surrounding beauty of the Whangarei Heads Peninsula, a real gem set in northern New Zealand. Mount Manaia and Mount Aubrey offer a stunning backdrop and challenging hikes just 5 minutes from the WHY retreat. Darch Point offers an easier walk, or stroll to the other end of our bay and visit the early settlers’ cemetery. We even have our own giant Kauri tree nearby. Ocean Beach, a world class surf beach featuring miles of fine white sand, is accessible by a 10 minute drive or a 5 hour hike across the headland ridge. Smugglers Bay and the Reotahi Marine reserve offer snorkeling and protected swimming beaches. Take a small boat over to the sandbank to watch the seabirds digging for shellfish. Other local activities include a natural Kiwi habitat, abseiling, kayaking, scenic flights, caves, golf, cafes, pubs and restaurants, art galleries and the Easter art trail, or fishing off the McLeod Bay wharf, where you are bound to meet some interesting characters. Besides Kiwi, you are likely to hear or see many other native birds in our streamside bush and the surrounding reserves. Free Parking included Bookings for yoga retreat packages can be arranged. Contact us for any inquiry. Guest AccessGuests share a lounge and kitchenette, and have their own private deck with spectacular views of our lovely bay and Mt Manaia. The bathroom is shared with another room Interaction with GuestsOwners quarters are separate from the guest accommodation in the upper part of the building. The NeighborhoodExplore the surrounding beauty of the Whangarei Heads Peninsula, a real gem set in northern New Zealand. Mount Manaia and Mount Aubrey offer a stunning backdrop and challenging hikes just 5 minutes from the WHY retreat. Darch Point offers an easier walk, or stroll to the other end of our bay and visit the early settlers’ cemetery. We even have our own giant Kauri tree nearby. Ocean Beach, a world class surf beach featuring miles of fine white sand, is accessible by a 10 minute drive or a 5 hour hike across the headland ridge. Smugglers Bay and the Reotahi Marine reserve offer snorkeling and protected swimming beaches. Take a small boat over to the sandbank to watch the seabirds digging for shellfish. Other local activities include a natural Kiwi habitat, abseiling, kayaking, scenic flights, caves, golf, cafes, pubs and restaurants, art galleries and the Easter art trail, or fishing off the McLeod Bay wharf, where you are bound to meet some interesting characters. Besides Kiwi, you are likely to hear or see many other native birds in our streamside bush and the surrounding reserves. Getting AroundThe ideal way to visit the many nooks and coves on Whangarei Heads Peninsula is by car. WHY Retreat is located in a rural area without public transport. Whangarei Airport is 20 minutes away and the Town Center with bus service is a 30 minute trip by car. Other Things to NoteThis room is made up of twin beds that can be joined to a king size bed.
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The SpaceWhangarei Heads Yoga Retreat offers scheduled yoga classes and accommodation B&B, Personal training and massage. Guests in the caravan can arrange these services for an additional fee. We also have a stream side meditation area on the property. Guest AccessCaravan amenities are supplied at an additional fee (linen and meals not provided). Interaction with GuestsGuests who stay in the caravan are self contained with minimal interaction with hosts and other guests. The NeighborhoodExplore the surrounding beauty of the Whangarei Heads Peninsula, a real gem set in northern New Zealand. The diversity of the scenery may surprise you, starting with the scenic drive out from Whangarei city center which winds around the harbor through pretty seaside communities. Mount Manaia and Mount Aubrey offer a stunning backdrop and challenging hikes just 5 minutes from the WHY retreat. Darch Point offers an easier walk, or stroll to the other end of our bay and visit the early settlers’ cemetery. We even have our own giant Kauri tree nearby. Ocean Beach, a world class surf beach featuring miles of fine white sand, is accessible by a 10 minute drive or a 5 hour hike across the headland ridge. Smugglers Bay and the Reotahi Marine reserve offer snorkeling and protected swimming beaches. Take a small boat over to the sandbank to watch the seabirds digging for shellfish. Other local activities include a natural Kiwi habitat, abseiling, kayaking, scenic flights, caves, golf, cafes, pubs and restaurants, art galleries and the Easter art trail, or fishing off the McLeod Bay wharf, where you are bound to meet some interesting characters. Besides Kiwi, you are likely to hear or see many other native birds in our streamside bush and the surrounding reserves. Getting AroundFree Parking included Other Things to NoteBookings for yoga retreat packages can be arranged. Contact us for any inquiry.
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1br Home/Apartment
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  • Parking
The SpaceThe Punga Pad is located in McLeod Bay, Whangarei Heads. It is set amongst native and tropical gardens and has beautiful views of the bay. The property is split into two separate units, we live in one and the other is the Punga Pad. It is a clean and comfortable studio with one queen size bed, a double foldout couch, shower and bathroom facilities, a small kitchenette for simple food preparation and cooking and its own deck with a 4 burner hooded bbq and outside furniture. The Punga Pad is the perfect base to explore and enjoy the beauty of the Heads and is close to all local amenities. •Local café/takeaways “The Deck” which is a one minute walk up the road. •Parua Bay is a 5 minute drive and has a local tavern, gas station, bakery, cafe, groceries and a bottle store. •Local playground for the kids is a short walk down the road. •Pines Golf Course, Yoga Classes, Tennis Courts, Local Fitness classes & beautiful surf beaches including Ocean Beach, Kauri Mountain, Pataua all a short distance away •Beautiful scenic walking tracks to suit all levels which include Smugglers Cove, Mt Manaia, Mt Aubrey, Peach Cove Track, Bream Head/Te Whara Track, Te Araroa Walkway. •Safe swimming is a short walk across the road, go fishing off the local jetty, collect shellfish, jump off the pontoon or explore the calm bays and coves by kayak. •Boating, fishing, diving and snorkelling are popular activities in the area. Orca and Dolphins are regular visitors to the bay. Boat Parking - Please enquire No Pets To see some amazing drone footage of the Whangarei Heads area please visit You Tube and search: Ocean Beach 2014, Daniel NZ. Flying McLeod Bay, Daniel NZ Searching for dolphins above McLeod Bay, Daniel NZ Guest Access- Interaction with GuestsWe are very friendly social people who love providing great hospitality. We respect our guests privacy so like to leave our guests alone but we are also just as happy interacting with our guests and are always there to help with travel plans and any information about the surrounding area. The NeighborhoodNearby attractions and amenities include: 1 minute walk across the road to a safe swimming beach in McLeod Bay. 2 minute walk to local kids playground 3 minute drive to Mt Manaia Walking Track 5 minute walk to the Deck (local cafe which does wicked fish n chips), Yoga Classes 5 minute walk to Local Jetty for fishing. 5 minute drive to Taurikura Tennis Courts/Dairy 6 minute drive to Parua Bay Village (Bakery, Cafe, 4 Square, Bottle Store) 8 minute drive to Bream Head Conservation Reserve ( Smugglers Cove) 10 minute walk to beginning of Mt Aubrey walking track. 10 minute drive to Ocean Beach and Peach Cove walking track 10 minute drive to Parua Bay Tavern/Sailing Club 15 minute drive to Pines 18 hole Golf Course 25 minute drive into Whangarei City Getting AroundThere is parking on the property outside the Punga Pad for guests that have their own vehicles and local taxi services available for your service. The airport is located 20 minutes drive from the Punga Pad. Other Things to NoteFeatures of the Pad •40 inch TV with Sky TV •Stereo with selection of Cd's •PlayStation with selection of games and DVDs •Your own deck with 4 burner hooded bbq, sea views and outside furniture •Parking at front on property •4 seater dining room table and chairs •Wireless Internet •During some months you can hear Kiwi calling from the house and Fantails, Tui, NZ Pigeon, Wax-eyes and Bellbirds are regular visitors to our gardens.
guest house
Excellent
7 reviews
1br guest house
    The Chocolate Fish is a modern, completely self contained unit with its own deck overlooking the beach. McLeod Bay is central to all sorts of activities, but is of itself a quiet and peaceful area where doing a lot of nothing at all is not considered a sin. So join us in our little slice of paradise.
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      Contemporary Sub-Tropical Beachfront Hideaway nestled in a Bali Hai Garden setting, perfect for the couple seeking a private romantic getaway. The warm and sheltered north facing aspect , with lovely views of Russell, makes for comfortable deck lounging year 'round. The surrounding bays offer some of the most protected paddling in New Zealand and a well stocked boat house will provide the right toy for the kayak fisherman or any level of Stand Up Paddler. Yoga lovers will also enjoy practicing from the sunny decks, Asian covered gazebo or private beach side patio. Hikers will love the exploration along coastal trails, boardwalks and nikau forest bush walks leading right from your doorstep. Photographers dream of having such a venue for capturing the many moods of the Bay Of Islands, whether shooting the yacht races from the deck, filming the array of colors in the tropical garden, or playing with evening harbor lights reflecting off the bay. Caution: sunrises and sunsets may cause inspirational overload! The Loft is a newly constructed, upmarket 38 sq. meter luxury queen studio with a full kitchenette and en suite. Walk through the lush garden 60 paces to the private swimming beach and patio where you can enjoy lazy afternoons with buckets of beer and BBQ'd snapper. Get the morning glass and paddle across the bay to the village of Russell for morning coffee and newspaper. Try out the gazebo/lounge with comfy Adirondack chairs, WiFi and a Weber Gas BBQ. Along with the organic veggie/lettuce garden, you'll have fragrant Jasmine and Brugmansia in the early morning and evening for your olfactory pleasure!
      Home/Apartment
      Excellent
      10 reviews
      1br Home/Apartment
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      The SpaceSituated in one of Northland's top locations a new modern unit with everything provided to make your stay comfortable and hassle free . A modern warm Unit in a tranquil setting close to Beaches, Bays, Walking tracks, Golf, Tennis, Marine Reserve and much more. Double glazed plus radiator heating keeps you warm in the cooler months or cool in the heat.Gas hot water ensures continuous hot showers. Suits 2 Adults & 3 kids - or 2-4 Adults See the photos for the Rooms & Bed layouts. Facilities include Porta cot - Excluding Linen - & High chair. Picnic table swing seat on grounds and outdoor shower for a quick beach wash off for the kids big & small. Guest AccessIncluded on request are use of Kayaks & life jackets. Mountain bikes- 2 adult & access to a Home Gym & cross-trainer if you must or relax with a selection of DVD's and board games. Try your hand at the BBQ , Pizza Oven or Fish smoker available. (Subject to small fees) Laundry with Washer Dryer. Fish bench and cleaning facilities. Access to Private back yard & tame chickens for the kids ... beat the chickens to fresh plums,raspberries & strawberries! Interaction with GuestsSelf contained - your friendly hosts live on site and are happy to offer advice on local activities & any other support possible you may need including fresh home grown Veg, Eggs & Fruit when available. The NeighborhoodBeautiful harbour just across the road for a Swim/ Kayak or head to the Ocean beach minutes away. Walk to a Cafe or make use of Pizza oven, BBQ , Smoker.Catch a snapper 30 mtrs from your door. A tranquil getaway for all yet close enough to amenities A great experience for the kids - just minutes away are children's Playground, Jetty to fish off, Swim pontoon, Marine Reserve for family snorkelling diving, Wonderful patrolled surf beach, Golf course and tennis courts. Wake up to the gentle song of Thomas the Tui & be lulled to sleep with Morris the Morepork (Ruru) Just a 10 metre walk to the waters edge for safe swimming or kayaking Fish from the Yak or the Jetty Smoke your catch enjoy a BBQ or perhaps be creative with the Pizza oven or simply lay back and soak up the sun and fresh sea air at this peaceful site A great restaurant/takeaway shop is within walking distance & there are convenience shops within 10 mins drive which include: Superette Bakery Petrol with Gas & Dive bottle filling. The walking tracks in the Whangarei Heads area which cater for all fitness levels including the fantastic panorama of Mt Manaia and Mt Aubrey Launch a Boat off the beach for a short 5min trip to fill the boat at Marsden Marina or Launch at a selection of nearby ramps. Getting AroundOnly 20 minutes to Airport & 30 mins from Whangarei city ... No public transport to town other than taxi which cost approx $80 each way. Other Things to NoteAll main bedding included. Exception is the Cot bedding is not included, please bring your own sheets & covers. Beach Towels not included. $5 charge covers Gas & Wood associated with Pizza oven, BBQ & Smoker
      Home/Apartment
      Excellent
      7 reviews
      2br Home/Apartment
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      • Parking
      The Space2 bedrooms and one bathroom. Lovely deck overlooking the water. Guest AccessPrivate Gardens, 2 Kayaks available free of charge. Lifejackets provided. Interaction with GuestsIm happy to provide all the local information you might need. The NeighborhoodLovely private bay where everyone knows one another. Getting AroundYou can park behind the house which is down from the main road.
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      2br Home/Apartment
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      • Parking
      Guest House is a luxury water front accommodation in Whangarei Heads, Northland, New Zealand. Breakaway Retreat is situated only 20 meters from the beach no crossing the road here; This is an ideal choice of accommodation for a Whangarei self catering holiday package, a great place to stay for a family vacation rental house by the water or a romantic retreat for two. The Whangarei Heads Harbour is ideal for all water activities including kayaking, fishing, water skiing, diving, sailing, winds
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      The SpaceAotearoa Ocean Beach Retreat is located on the north east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. This remote area is named "The Whangarei Heads" and is a 30 minute drive from Whangarei Airport and an easy two and a half hour car journey from Auckland. The area is renowned for its great surfing, many bush, beach, harbour and mounting walks plus diving, collecting mussels, fishing or just relaxing on the beach. Unfortunately at the present time Ocean Beach Retreat is only available Friday, Saturday and Sundays nights. The retreat is architecturally designed and sits proudly on top of the hill, taking advantage of the beautiful views of Ocean Beach, with the Poor Knight Islands in the distance. There are stunning mountains to the right, where the 'gorilla' mountain sits and you can hear the Kiwis at night roaming freely in the native bush close to the house. It is also a 5 minute drive to Bream Head which is the entrance to the Whangarei Harbour where you have calm seas, great for kayaking, swimming, fishing or just relaxing with a book under a pohutakawa tree. We have a 5 metre boat and if conditions are good we can arrange a fishing trip. Other activities in the "Heads" area include: •Tennis courts at Taurikura (10 minutes away); •The Pines Golf Course (15 minutes away - (Tel: (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)); •Play squash at the Manaia Squash Club; •Play Bowls at Parua Bay - (Tel (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)) •Relax at the iconic Parua Bay Pub situated on the water serving great pub fodder (15 minutes away); •The Mt Manaia Fishing club and restaurant (10 minutes away); We are very happy to help to organize any activities you desire. Ocean Beach Retreat is an easy 7 minute stroll to the beach. From the beach you can explore the headland, climb the mountain or just swim in the glorious clean water. Life guards are on duty on Ocean Beach from Easter through to the end of October. Accommodation at Ocean Beach Retreat is a beautifully appointed large bedroom featuring a super-king bed where you can sleep with the door open and drift off to the sounds of waves. There is a private bathroom and double doors that open out to your own private sun drenched patio area, where you can relax with the sound of the surf and amazing bird life humming in the background It’s very easy to relax at Ocean Beach Retreat, but if you are feeling more adventurous there are many activities that we can recommend and help you to arrange. Guest AccessGuests are welcome to use of the main living area of the home and also the adjacent building which houses the games room which has a pool table and darts board. Children are also welcome and we have a bunk ideal for the younger children and a sleep out or loft for the older children. Interaction with GuestsNeil and Liz are happy to help with organising any activities you may be interested in. Alternatively you can left alone and enjoy the peace and quiet of the environment. The NeighborhoodOcean Beach is a small community consisting of approximately 50 homes. There are no facilities at Ocean Beach the nearest shop is approximately 8 minutes away by car. Getting AroundThere is no public transport to or from Ocean Beach. We are able to provide a transfer service to and from Whangarei if required.
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      4br Home/Apartment
      • Pets Allowed
      • Parking
      The SpaceOcean Beach Retreat is located on the north east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. This remote area is named "The Whangarei Heads" and is a 30 minute drive from Whangarei Airport and an easy two and a half hour car journey from Auckland. The area is renowned for its great surfing, many bush, beach, harbour and mounting walks plus diving, collecting mussels, fishing or just relaxing on the beach. The house is very spacious, architecturally designed with magnificent views in all directions. It sits proudly on top of the hill, taking advantage of the beautiful views of Ocean Beach, with the Poor Knight Islands in the distance. There are stunning mountains to the right, where the 'gorilla' mountain sits and you can hear the Kiwis at night roaming freely in the native bush close to the house. Sleeping accommodation at Ocean Beach Retreat consists of two very large bedrooms, both with very comfortable super king size beds, (full linen is provided). There is a private bathroom for each large bedroom, with heated tiles and heated towel rails. Both bedrooms have double doors that open out to your own private sun drenched patio area, where you can relax with the sound of the surf and amazing bird life humming in the background. There is also a bunk room in the main house which is suitable for young children (linen supplied). Underneath the house there is a comfortable sleep-out area which has two double beds (linen supplied). This area is ideal for teenagers. There is no toilet facilities in the sleep out. The main living area is a large space incorporating a well appointed kitchen, lounge and dining area. There are gorgeous views from the kitchen bench to the ocean. There are 3 sets of french doors in the lounge area opening to the north, east and west of the house allowing full sunshine all day. The kitchen is well stocked and you are welcome to use the coffee, tea, preserves etc. There is a games area in the garage with a pool table and dart board and flipper and boogie boards which you are welcome to use. We do not allow children to use the pool table. There is a large grassed area in the front of the house which is perfect for a game of cricket, rounders, frisbee or just relaxing. From Ocean Beach its a 5 minute drive to Bream Head which is the entrance to the Whangarei Harbour where you have calm seas, great for kayaking, swimming, fishing or just relaxing with a book under a pohutakawa tree. Other activities in the "Heads" area include: •Tennis courts at Taurikura (10 minutes away); •The Pines Golf Course (15 minutes away - •Relax at the iconic Parua Bay Pub situated on the water serving great pub fodder (15 minutes away); •The Mt Manaia Fishing club and restaurant (10 minutes away); Ocean Beach Retreat is an easy 5 minute stroll to the beach. From the beach you can explore the headland, climb the mountain or just swim in the glorious clean water. Life guards are on duty on Ocean Beach from October through to Easter. Guest AccessGuests will have access to all areas of property Interaction with GuestsGuests have independent access to the entire house - we are not on site. The NeighborhoodOcean Beach is a small community consisting of approximately 50 homes. There are no facilities at Ocean Beach the nearest shop is approximately 8 minutes away by car. It is a special place to relax and unwind and for the more energetic the most amazing walks, plus great surfing on an offshore breeze. Getting AroundThere is no public transport to Ocean Beach, ideally you need a car.
      apt. / condo
      1br apt. / condo
        The Whangarei Heads is known for its beautiful pohutukawa fringed coast, amazing coastline, world class fishing and diving and scenic walking tracks. Located in McLeod Bay, the Punga Pad is set amongst native and tropical gardens and has beautiful views of the bay. The property is split into two separate units, we live in one and the other is the Punga Pad. It is a clean and comfortable studio with one queen size bed, a double foldout couch, en suite shower and bathroom facilities, 4 person dining table & chairs, a small kitchenette for simple food preparation and cooking and its own private deck with a 4 burner hooded bbq and outside furniture. The Punga Pad is the perfect base to explore and enjoy the beauty of the Heads. • Local café/takeaways “The Deck” is a one minute walk up the road. • Parua Bay is a 5 minute drive and has a local tavern, gas station, bakery, cafe, groceries and a bottle store. • Local playground for the kids is a short walk down the road. • Pines Golf Course, Yoga classes, Tennis Courts, Local fitness classes & beautiful surf beaches including Ocean Beach, Kauri Mountain, Pataua all a short distance away. • Beautiful scenic walking tracks to suit all levels including Smugglers Cove, Mt Manaia, Mt Aubrey, Peach Cove Track, Bream Head/Te Whara Track, Te Araroa Walkway all close by. • Safe swimming is a short walk across the road, go fishing off the local jetty, collect shellfish, jump off the pontoon or explore the calm bays and coves by kayak. • Boating, fishing, diving and snorkeling are popular water activities in the bay. Orca and Dolphins are regular visitors to the bay. Features of the Pad • 40 inch TV with Free view TV • Stereo with selection of Cd's • PlayStation with selection of games and DVDs • Your own deck with 4 burner hooded bbq, sea views and outside furniture • Parking at front on property • High pressure shower • Wireless Internet • During some months you can hear Kiwi calling from the house and Fantails, Tui, NZ Pigeon, Wax-eyes and Bellbirds are regular visitors to our gardens
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        The SpaceThe house is on two levels and is situated above a sheltered beach where you can swim, launch a boat and go fishing or take a walk.Your bedroom is on the lower floor and includes a private spacious lounge area with water views, a private shower and toilet. Guest AccessAdditionally, guests can share access to off-street parking, a laundry and a modest kitchen where we brew beer and make sausages. We have two kayaks that guests can use and a patio if you want to sit in the sun. Interaction with GuestsWe are a recently retired couple who enjoy fishing, swimming, playing music, yoga, golf and craftwork. We love meeting new people! eating good food and the occasional home made beer, glass of wine and the old G and T. We are surrounded by and familiar with beautiful countryside and are very happy to advise our guests of places to see. The NeighborhoodOur house is part of a small community and is handy to a number of other beautiful beaches. We have a local general store within walking distance and a commercial centre fifteen minutes drive from us. Getting AroundThere is very limited public transport available particularly to and from the city of Whangarei.
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        Excellent
        6 reviews
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        The SpaceWelcome to rustic coast The quoted price is for 2 guests, we do accommodate up to six guests, each additional guest costing a further $30. We have two comfortable beds for your enjoyment, a luxurious super King bed and a delightful queen, nestled in the cock pit room, which has 220degree views of the stunning surrounds. Also available are two large sofas which are comfortable to sleep on for extra guests. Your space also has a table and sofa as well as extra heating, and a cot for infants. We are fortunate in having no close neighbours, an the traffic is virtually zero. We have a nice sea and mountain outlook and enjoy the sounds of nature. The iconic kiwi lives in the brushy undergrowth by our chook house and can easily be heard and sometimes seen if your lucky. There are also two light houses you can see at night. But the most stunning view is of the moon around when it's full, rising over the ocean is just breath taking. Ocean beach which is a popular surf beach, is a easy and really nice walk from ours. A five minute drive, will get you back into the harbour, offering calm beaches, walks in nature, and hikes to stunning lookouts. There is also a store, boat launching, and tennis courts. Scallop season is between September and March There is always something nice to eat, weather freshly baked bread, or baking, quit often smoked fish. And browse our vegetable garden for herbs and greens. Your welcome to feed the chooks and collect eggs for your meal. Enjoy.. We are a sociable couple and like to take our guests to some of our favourite places and meet our friends and people in the area. It's also my pleasure to take you fishing of the rocks and help you clean your catch, and cook it in the smoker. Guest AccessOur house is modest but we have a great space exclusively for your use. Our kitchen is yours to use as well as the lounge balcony and grounds. You have your own bathroom of course, and the laundry is yours to use. Interaction with GuestsAmie has a craft business she runs from home and works in a large work shop creating stone kitchen ware, her feature product, mortar and pestles, also pinch bowls, platters and plates. John has a building business and heads away most days to work on his projects. We want you to relax, and we will both be around in the evening to share our hospitality. You can do what ever you please weather it's with us, on your own, there is quiet space to work, watch tv, or just see what's happening on the day. The NeighborhoodGreat beaches at our doorstep, a variety of short walks, mostly an hour or two or you can walk all day, on Bream Head, Smugglers Bay, Mount Manaia, Mount Amberley and Kauri Moutain. A great relaxing place to put your feet up during your long walk on the Te Araroa Trail. Snorkel in protected Marine Reserves, fish for snapper or Kingfish in the harbour or out around the Hen and Chicken Islands. A 30 minute drive from Whangarei, a 45-minute drive to Tutukaka, or take a day trip to the Bay of Islands. Getting AroundWe are a 35 minutes from the bus station, if you need a ride let us know when you book and I will pick you up and drop you off. Once your here there is plenty to do. For a ride call me (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) Other Things to NoteWe also have a toddler, who is a charming wee character, a very low key, relaxed boy. As a result our house is clean but you are likely to find the odd toy around.
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          This property was deactivated by the owner. We have found several other available options for your stay.
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            The Chocolate Fish is a modern, completely self contained unit with its own deck overlooking the beach. McLeod Bay is central to all sorts of activities, but is of itself a quiet and peaceful area where doing a lot of nothing at all is not considered a sin. So join us in our little slice of paradise.
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              The Whangarei Heads is known for its beautiful pohutukawa fringed coast, amazing coastline, world class fishing and diving and scenic walking tracks. Located in McLeod Bay, the Punga Pad is set amongst native and tropical gardens and has beautiful views of the bay. The property is split into two separate units, we live in one and the other is the Punga Pad. It is a clean and comfortable studio with one queen size bed, a double foldout couch, en suite shower and bathroom facilities, 4 person dining table & chairs, a small kitchenette for simple food preparation and cooking and its own private deck with a 4 burner hooded bbq and outside furniture. The Punga Pad is the perfect base to explore and enjoy the beauty of the Heads. • Local café/takeaways “The Deck” is a one minute walk up the road. • Parua Bay is a 5 minute drive and has a local tavern, gas station, bakery, cafe, groceries and a bottle store. • Local playground for the kids is a short walk down the road. • Pines Golf Course, Yoga classes, Tennis Courts, Local fitness classes & beautiful surf beaches including Ocean Beach, Kauri Mountain, Pataua all a short distance away. • Beautiful scenic walking tracks to suit all levels including Smugglers Cove, Mt Manaia, Mt Aubrey, Peach Cove Track, Bream Head/Te Whara Track, Te Araroa Walkway all close by. • Safe swimming is a short walk across the road, go fishing off the local jetty, collect shellfish, jump off the pontoon or explore the calm bays and coves by kayak. • Boating, fishing, diving and snorkeling are popular water activities in the bay. Orca and Dolphins are regular visitors to the bay. Features of the Pad • 40 inch TV with Free view TV • Stereo with selection of Cd's • PlayStation with selection of games and DVDs • Your own deck with 4 burner hooded bbq, sea views and outside furniture • Parking at front on property • High pressure shower • Wireless Internet • During some months you can hear Kiwi calling from the house and Fantails, Tui, NZ Pigeon, Wax-eyes and Bellbirds are regular visitors to our gardens
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              The SpacePrivate country oasis. Be greeted by 4 beautiful shitzu/maltese doggies that are part of our family too. Mature trees, tropical outlook, all brand new purpose built Chalet for our special guests. Egyptian cotton linens, teak and rattan furniture. Wool and cotton rugs. With a purpose built kitchen also, you can stay 1 night or a whole week!!! Washing machine also included for your convenience. Guest AccessBecause you Chalet is private and joined to our home by a large deck, you have your own access and parking space. Interaction with GuestsWe welcome all guests to our home. We are happy to advise you on all the walks, facilities and history of the area. We are happy to have a drink or two with you watching the sun go down or leave you in complete privacy if you prefer. The NeighborhoodWhangarei Heads is a beautiful part of the world. Our Chalet is situated 1km from the Ocean Beach and 1km from the harbour. Perfect for the keen surfer, paddleboarder, kayaker, swimmer and fisherpersons and divers. Getting AroundWe supply your own carpark and can accommodate a boat no more than 13ft please. You will need transport out at the Heads, no bus service available. Other Things to NoteSorry but we are not able to accommodate a wheelchair as the bathroom is small.
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              The SpaceThis secluded studio, The Pod, perched on an elevated site, is an ideal spot for a relaxing getaway. Wake up to commanding views across to the Poor Knights and Hen & Chicks Islands. Explore the surrounding bays or the beautiful Kauri Mountain beach. Enjoy a drink on your private deck and create a simple meal in the kitchenette. This well-appointed studio is well located to take advantage of bush walks, beaches and surrounding activities. There is another self-contained unit and a four bedroom house on the property which are rented out also and are not included in this offering. *Shared Use of the Spa *Sheets + towels can be supplied for $50 per booking * Cleaning fee $65 and refundable bond $200 Guest feedback: "We were very impressed with the property and our dealings with Laura. All communication was prompt and helpful. The property exceeded our expectations. It was modern, beautifully presented, well equipped and spotless. We would highly recommend it to any couple." January 2016 "What a gorgeous spot! We travelled out past Whangarei and turned down the road to the unit, with the views getting better and better as we crested every hill. For the first stop on our NZ journey, this was perfect. The view was immense, and we grilled on the balcony and just relaxed from the flight and ride north. I only wish we would have had more time to stay." January 2016 "So happy we chose to stay in this unit. It was super comfortable, perfectly appointed and the view was great. Just fantastic, would definitely return!" January 2016 "Nice spot! amazing views, great for quick weekend away from the city!" Guest AccessThe Pod is a self contained studio unit, and as such, guests have the unit to themselves. All whiteware including dishwasher and fridge is included in the house. The spa pool is shared with the other two units on the property. Getting AroundAs there isn't any public transport on the coast, you will need a car while you are staying here. Other Things to NoteThere is a cleaning fee of $65/stay. Linen can be hired for an additional $50/stay. Please bring your own beach towels. There is a minimum stay of 5 nights over Xmas/New Year, and 3 nights over other holiday weekends. All other times there is a 2 night minimum, although one night stays are available on request - please note there may be a $60 surcharge for one night stays, depending on availability and peak/non peak season. Charge will be advised at time of booking.
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              The SpaceOnly steps away from the water! Expansive, uninterrupted sea views. The Seashore studio/apartment is all one level and has a separate bedroom behind sliding doors. Open them up to watch the boats sailing by when you wake. Beautiful modern walk in shower--all easy for you to relax & enjoy. Sky TV. Wifi. Internet. Guest AccessThe main house features a separate,spacious & modern self contained studio/apartment(ground level) with own private access called the "Seashore Studio." Attached is your own car port for parking. Interaction with GuestsEnjoy total privacy or join your hosts Don & Anni on the deck or share a game of pool for fun, in the main house. Ask Don for the best fishing spots to explore and Anni will give you the overview of the many historic trails/walks to experience the amazing coastal views. The Neighborhood"Beside The Sea" is situated in stunning Urquharts Bay--Paradise for swimming and diving.Fishing on the doorstep--cast out the net & catch your bait fish or sit on the wharf and catch squid for lunch. Climb Mt Manaia or the ridge of Mt Lion over to Smugglers Cove & watch the dolphins. When evening comes relax in the spa under the stars and watch the amazing colourful sunsets. If you're lucky you may hear the kiwis. Interesting local artists to visit--paintings, sculpture, blown glass. "The Pines" golf course is approx. 15 min drive and dinner at The Jetty(Parua Bay Pub).Cafes a 5 -15 min drive and the local Mt Manaia Club (visitors welcome)for a casual drink or meal. Getting AroundPlenty of parking for car or boat. No bus/public transport but a reliable neighbouring taxi service is avail for trips far & wide. We can collect you from local airport or bus depot, if necessary. Other Things to NoteKayaks, dinghy, lifejackets included Pool table, main house
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              The SpaceNestled on a hill side with a native bush backdrop and facing north east for all day sun, this stunning beach home has uninterrupted views of the Pacific Ocean. Set on just over one hectare and offering four bedrooms, master with ensuite and spectacular views from every room. Larger groups can sleep nine comfortably with three queen beds and a set of bunks with trundler. As the focal point of the house the main living area, with wide windows and glass sliding doors provide panoramic views from the Poor Knights Islands in the Northeast, Mokohinau Islands, Hen and Chick Islands and on a clear day the Great Barrier Island. Outdoor living is enhanced by expansive timber decks which flow seamlessly from the open plan living. Enjoy the fresh sea air while dining alfresco. Within easy reach of the Whangarei Heads community, enjoy boating, fishing, surfing, golf and a host of recreational activities. This property takes advantage of the beauty of the surrounding area. If you enjoy the outdoors and want to get away from it all, this is the place to be, from the best beaches to the awe-inspiring views, variety of wildlife and outdoor activities - you won't want to leave. There are two self-contained units on the property which are rented out also and are not included in this offering. *Shared Use of the Spa *Sheets + towels can be supplied for $120 per booking * Cleaning fee $145 and refundable bond $350 Guest Feedback: "The house was great. You've got a panoramic view of pacific ocean in front on you, surrounded by farm land, amazing mountain on your far left and right. The house was spacious and modem. Since you are on a remote farmland, away from town and street light, stargazing at night was breathtakingly stunning. We had a great time at the Lookout." February 2016 "Amazing place! We had such a great time, thank you Laura!" December 2015 "Laura's Luxury Bach was everything we dreamed of for the first two nights of our holiday in New Zealand! Exceptional unobstructed views, peace, quiet, beautiful modern lines, clean as a whistle, incredible outdoor spaces and a short drive to stellar beaches including the not to be missed Tutukaka Coast. Our only regret is we were only to stay two days. This is the type of place you want to stay a week or maybe three :) Stay at this Airbnb. You will not regret it!" November 2015 Guest AccessThe Lookout is a self contained holiday home, and as such, guests have the house to themselves. All whiteware including dishwasher and washing machine is included in the house. The spa pool is shared with the other two units on the property. Getting AroundAs there isn't any public transport on the coast, you will need a car while you are staying here. Other Things to NoteThere is a cleaning fee of $145/stay. Linen can be hired for an additional $120/stay (for the whole house). Please bring your own beach towels. There is a minimum stay of 3 nights over Xmas/New Year, and 3 nights over other holiday weekends. All other times there is a 2 night minimum, although one night stays are available on request - please note there may be $100 surcharge for one night stays, depending on availability and peak/non peak season. Charge will be advised at time of booking.
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              The SpaceI am located about 300mts from the harbour, and 10kms from the ocean beach, 30kms from town. Two separate cabins with double beds,with shared kitchen & bathroom. There is no public transport. The NeighborhoodI am located about 300mts from the harbour waterfront, and 10kms from the ocean beach, 30kms from town. There is no public transport. Getting AroundThere is no public transport. Other Things to NoteThere is no public transport.
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              The SpaceUnlimited WIFI. Both rooms have own swivel wall t.v with sky T.V Coffee/tea making, fresh linen & towels,& beach towels supplied. All main bathroom toiletries and hairdryer. Robes x 2 in ea room for your use. 2 indiv guest bedrooms, sleep 2 each room. 4 guests total. Guest AccessGuests rooms & bathroom are off a separate hallway from main living area of house. Interaction with GuestsJoin Anni & Don for fishing and casting the net to catch your bait fish. Dive for scallops or collect pipis from the water's edge. Kayaks and life jackets are available for your use.(no charge) Enjoy a game of pool in the main lounge. The NeighborhoodAs well as all the stunning water and beach activities, Whangarei Heads is also well known for the popular scenic walks & treks. Climb Mt Manaia or walk the ridge of Mt Lion over to the beautiful sandy surf beach--Ocean Beach. So many amazing coastal views. Come and join us in what the locals describe as "Paradise" Getting AroundPlenty of parking at our house--and for the boat. Boat ramp is only a stone's throw away from the door. No bus transport but we use a reliable friendly & local taxi service for to & fro.(cheap as chips) Other Things to NoteOur home is spacious, new and modern. Expansive sea views. We have a separate self contained studio downstairs(view our other listing) but this listing is for B&B only. Price includes continental breakfast or full English breakfast by request.(extra charge). All other meals can also be provided by request--We love to entertain in our beautiful home by the sea and will enjoy your company on the deck overlooking the passing boats.
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              The SpaceThis tranquil property offers three bedrooms, two modern tiled bathrooms, lounge, kitchenette, BBQ, and large decks with sweeping views. Perched at the edge of McLeod Bay, with the top class hikes of Mt Aubrey and Mt Manaia at your doorstep, your beach retreat is just minutes from the surf at Ocean Beach. Available only for a limited time as a holiday rental, you can book this superb new property for a minimum of 2 nights. Longer term rentals are offered a substantial discount.
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              A superior apartment at an affordable price! You’ll love my place because of the views and it is opposite a safe beach, scenic walks, art trail, and cafe/dining. The apartment is completely self contained, modern and comfortable with complimentary WiFi, Sky TV, Continental Breakfast and basic pantry supplies. All linen, beach towels, dressing gowns, snorkle gear and a 2 person kayak provided. My place is perfect for couples, friends, adventurers, and families (up to 2 children). Enjoy/relax!
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              The SpaceTucked into a beautiful quiet bay, you’ll love my place because of the dramatic views of mountains and sea. Enjoy the lovely sea views from our open plan kitchen and living room, and from our two bedrooms. Our cottage has a bathroom close to the bedrooms, but also a second shower and toilet in the laundry - very convenient when everyone arrives home from the beach at the same time or is preparing to head out for dinner. We also have an outdoor shower for a post swim rinse. Close to a huge variety of sandy or ocean beaches and calm sheltered bays, there is something to suit everyone. Ideal for swimming, surfing, boating, snorkelling, kayaking, diving. Catch fresh fish in the harbour right out the front. Plentiful walking tracks - climb Mt Manaia for a workout with an impressive view, enjoy a gentle stroll around the headland to Smugglers Cove, or hike the cliffs from Smugglers Cove over to Ocean Beach for the fitter guests. Native wildlife abounds with Tui, Kereru, Kingfishers, and hear kiwi at night. Large sunny deck with beautiful sunsets to enjoy each night. The perfect spot to unwind after an action filled day, or to curl up and relax with a book. Unlimited wifi. Linen & beach towels supplied when required. Off street parking. My place is perfect for couples or families with kids (although not suitable for 0-2 year olds due to steps and road access etc). We have some older wave skis, boogey boards and a kayak for use - go for a paddle around the island in our bay, or a surf at Ocean Beach! For a real holiday avoid cooking and head to the nearby Deck Cafe in McLeods Bay, or the Parua Bay Pub for great food and magical views down the harbour. Plenty of other great cafes and restaurants in Whangerai town to explore too. We can also supply an additional single air bed in the study should you require it, please email me to discuss. Guest AccessThere is plenty of off road parking. The large front grassed lawn is perfect for the kids to safely play on while you enjoy relaxing - plenty of room for cricket, handstands or a game of tag. Nip across the quiet street for a swim to wake up, or cool off. Interaction with GuestsA folder will be available showing all the local spots to explore. We won't be onsite, but will be available on the phone and leave a local contact number for you. The NeighborhoodThere is a local community tennis court (asphalt surface, fun for a hit), a playground and dairy with all the essentials just a short walk away. Shopping centre with supermarket, deli, cafes and bottle store is 15 mins drive (stock up on your way so you don't have to leave!). Beaches and coves galore! Getting AroundYou will need a car to stay here and visit all the beaches and walking tracks. Other Things to NoteTaurikura Bay is a lovely little cove just a 30 minute drive from Whangarei City on the beautiful Whangarei Heads Peninsula. Whether you are a sailor, a fisherman, a surfer, kayaker, diver, walker, or beach bum there are plenty of activities waiting to be enjoyed. Come and meet our friendly locals, enjoy a hokey pokey ice cream after a day at the beach, or hike some of New Zealand's most spectacular hills surrounded by stunning ocean views. This is a family friendly destination, or perfect for a quiet romantic weekend retreat.