Paihia Harbour
Paihia Harbour
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OhJoy
Manchester, UK28 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
Paihia is a beautiful little town.
Loads of craft and souvenir shopping.
Great choice of cafes.
Amazing views over the bay/harbour.
Written 24 February 2024
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Luciano P
Naples, Italy523 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
Finally we been ashore in Bay of Island, really beautiful place full of green and flower around, especially this Christmas tree 🌲.
Many excursions to do,parachutes and helicopters,prizes looks good but need to investigate.
Many nice restaurants for have a good lunch.
Written 13 December 2023
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Apolonia70
adelaide1,574 contributions
Mar 2023
Lots of shopping opportunities, travel booking offices, helicopter, Thunder bike - shopping includes pharmacy and great walking. Several impressive restaurants over water. Perfect holiday location and takeoff point for visiting area.
Written 13 April 2023
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Frank V
Melbourne, Australia91 contributions
Mar 2023 • Friends
We both worked on a short stay of 2 day we are not easy please Guys. BUT we stayed for 4 days !! SO if your looking for somewhere to go. DO NOT pass up a chance to spend time here you WILL NOT regret it, make sure to get to JIMMY JACKS .
Written 6 March 2023
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JJawandering
Lethbridge, Canada333 contributions
Dec 2022 • Solo
This is well situated for shops and restaurants. It is a good spot.to book tours. Also some lovely sandy beaches
Kid and dog friendly. Very clean.
Written 23 December 2022
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Happy Traveller
Sydney, Australia5,426 contributions
Dec 2022 • Couples
Visited via cruise ship. Quick bus to the harbour.. very busy and vibrant harbour. There’s boats and helicopters in and out all day. Good setup
Written 20 December 2022
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marriott946
London, UK674 contributions
Nov 2022 • Friends
Lovely little quayside and we quickly boarded our ferry.

Got a little choppy after we pulled away but nothing to write home about.

It must have been OK because we went through the hole in the rock!

Very informative captain and helpful crew.

All in all superb. Thank you.
Written 15 December 2022
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max_1966
Tauranga, New Zealand73 contributions
Nov 2022
Terrible service. The ferry at 8.30am this morning was cancelled without any warning or explanation. Almost missed my flight from Kerikeri airport because of the unreliability of this company. Luckily the other ferry was running , but their next ride was at 9am, therefore I barely made it to the airport. I strongly recommend not to trust "The Happy Ferry" - they are a sad bunch actually.
Written 19 November 2022
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Shelley M
Albany, New Zealand783 contributions
Mar 2022
I bet this gets crazy busy in summer season. Great views and on a nice day you could easily spend a couple of hours here soaking it up.
Written 12 March 2022
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Esther B
Levin, New Zealand17 contributions
Jun 2021
Great waterfront, info centre, attractive area, ferries- nice space.
Clean area, eateries, regular ferry service.
Written 30 June 2021
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