Journey 7

Time from the Lodge: 75 minutes to Paihia. 5 minutes from Paihia to Waitangi.  Round trip travel time allow approximately 3 hours.

Turn left from the Lodge.  Turn right onto State Highway 12.  Travel through Kaikohe, Ohaeawai and Pakaraka and turn left onto State Highway 1.  Turn right at junction for Paihia and Bay of Islands.  At the roundabout by the beach, turn right for Paihia or left for Waitangi.

Paihia is the centre of tourist activities in the Bay of Islands. You can go on exciting boat rides, charter a yacht or fishing boat, swim with dolphins or simply eat an ice cream.

Waitangi is where the first signing of the Treaty of Waitangi took place in February 1840. Within the grounds beside the Treaty House is an excellent Visitor Information centre.  You can also visit

Bay of Islands, Paihia and Waitangi Treaty Grounds
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Kauri Coast, Opononi, Northland, New Zealand
and Kiwi Sanctuary!
Waiotemarama Falls Lodge is the Hokianga's finest accommodation experience.  See the real New Zealand bush!

Activities include sandboarding, hiking, fishing, hunting, birdwatching, stargazing, horsetrekking, Maori culture experiences, art trails, the Waipoua Forest and so much more!

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