AH Reed Memorial Kauri Park. There's a network of walking tracks in this wonderful scenic reserve. One of the shorter walks is the Canopy Track with a walkway that leads you over the Wai Koromiko Stream for a great bird’s eye view of the kauri forest. The boardwalk is literally amongst the trees!
Northland’s best seaside tavern. Relax on our deck with magical views over the Whangarei Heads Harbour. Enjoy a great pub meal and a cold beer in a real kiwi pub. Parua Bay Tavern is an iconic NZ Bar and shouldn't be missed!
Sukjai Thai Restaurant is the only Thai restaurant in Whangarei to have received the prestigious “Thai Select Award” from the Prime Minister of Thailand upon her New Zealand visit in March 2013 to certify and recognise Thai restaurants outside Thailand which serve authentic Thai cuisine of the highest standard. Only 5 minutes drive from here.
The Town Basin Whangarei City is the in place to be, great food an Art Museum hidden within the excellent Information / Visitor Centre. The Whangarei Art Centre is a hidden treasure sitting behind the cafés that could easily be missed. The Hub is family friendly with a children’s playground a clock Museum for the whole family several cafés a busy Marina and a fantastic 4 kilometre walking loop taking in parkland sculptures winding along the riverside on both sides, this is a popular walk
The Central Business District in Whangarei has a large range of shops and cafés restaurants and bars most main clothing brands are represented