Paihia Motel, Bay of Islands
Located about 240 kilometres north of Auckland, Paihia is nestled in a sheltered inlet in the heart of the Bay of Islands, a maritime park boasting over 140 unspoilt, sandy islands.
Paihia is the main township in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Voted #3 101 Must-Do’s for Kiwis in 2007, the Bay of Islands is a destination not to be missed during your travels around New Zealand.
How to get here:
· By car – Just over three hour’s drive from Auckland on State Highway One
· By coach – From Auckland, Inter City and Northliner service to Paihia
· By air – Air NZ Link fly to Kerikeri, and a shuttle meets all flights
When driving into Paihia from the South, Bayview Road is the first on the left past the wharf.
From the Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel , it’s just 30 metres walk to the waterfront and 1 minute to Paihia wharf to cruise around the Bay, swim with dolphins, take a ferry to Historic Russell. You can also visit Waitangi Treaty Grounds, take day tours to Cape Reinga via 90 Mile Beach, and much, much more…