Things to do in Whangarei

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    Dive Tutakaka / Poor Knight's Dive Center

    Dive Tutakaka / Poor Knight's Dive Center

    Ranked #1 overall in Whangarei things to do
    10.03 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports
    Popular withSpiritual

    Dive Tutakaka offers a Perfect Day dive trip that includes two dives at Poor Knight's Island, which was one of Jacques Cousteau's top ten dive sites in the world. When ...

  • 2
    Whangarei Falls

    Whangarei Falls

    Ranked #2 overall in Whangarei things to do
    9.02 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature
    Popular withGreenFamiliesOutdoorsy

    One of my favourite spots in Whangarei.

  • 3
    Ngawha Hot Springs

    Ngawha Hot Springs

    Ranked #3 overall in Whangarei things to do
    10.01 review
    Wellness, Beauty and Spas
    Popular withWellnessBackpackersStudents

    Don't let the slightly run down exterior put you off - this is a wonderful place to relax (in a mud bath). Bathing in the mud is supposed to be ...

  • 4
    Whangarei Town Basin

    Whangarei Town Basin

    Ranked #4 overall in Whangarei things to do
    7.02 reviews
    Outdoors, Children's Activities, Scenic Lookout, Sailing, Playground
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureBackpackers
  • 5
    Matapouri Bay

    Matapouri Bay

    Ranked #5 overall in Whangarei things to do
    10.01 review
    Outdoors, Other
    Popular withBackpackersOutdoorsyFamilies

    Matapouri Bay is one the most breathtaking places in New Zealand. It's a postcard perfect white sand and sparkling water beach that you'll likely have to yourself. Lots of lovely ...

  • 6
    Adventure Forest

    Adventure Forest

    Ranked #6 overall in Whangarei things to do
    10.01 review
    Outdoors, Other
    Popular withBackpackersOutdoorsyAdventure

    This is such a fun place no matter your age - there really is something for everyone. The best way to describe it is a huge obstacle course, but until ...

  • 7
    Waipoua Forest

    Waipoua Forest

    Ranked #7 overall in Whangarei things to do
    10.01 review
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature
    Popular withOutdoorsyHistoryFamilies

    The most famous Kauri forest in New Zealand (kauri is a beautiful native tree). Also home to the largest tree in New Zealand (possibly the world). Here you can see ...

  • 8
    Wairere Boulders

    Wairere Boulders

    Ranked #8 overall in Whangarei things to do
    8.01 review
    Outdoors
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamilies

    This boulder valley is believed to be nearly three million years old (formed by lava from a volcanic explosion long ago). There’s a nice 2km walk through the valley which ...

  • 9
    Longview Wine Estate

    Longview Wine Estate

    Ranked #9 overall in Whangarei things to do
    6.01 review
    Outdoors, Winery
    Popular withOutdoorsy

    Longview Estate has an amazing view overlooking Whangarei Harbour...and some pretty good wines to pair with the view. The small, family-run winery is known for its white wines.

  • 10
    Mount Manaia Track

    Mount Manaia Track

    Ranked #10 overall in Whangarei things to do
    Hiking and Nature, Mountain
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