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Located within easy driving distance of Coastal Chalets - Whangoroa are numerous opportunities for adventures. Check out some we have listed below or visit Northland NZ web site for more.

fishing whangaroa 04Whangaroa is the home for the Whangaroa Sport fishing club. A number of fishing and dive operators operate out of Whangaroa harbour and nearby Piahia.

From inshore harbour fishing to off shore island fishing Whangaroa is a great place to be based for fishing adventures.

Other locations for fishing adventures closeby are:

  • Monganui
  • Doubtless bay
  • Kerikeri Peninsula

fish schoolDive the Greenpeace flagship the 'Rainbow Warrior' sunk out at the Cavalli Islands - a world class dive spot. Dive trips leave from Paihia (45 mins from Coastal Chalet) and locally at Whangaroa Harbour (5 mins from Coastal Chalet).

Other dive locations nearby:

  • F421 - Canterbury Wreck
  • Doubtless Bay
  • Poor Knights marine reserve
  • Hole in the Rock - Bay of Islands

 

walking northland beach40 minutes to view the mighty Kauri trees in Puketi Forest along an easy boardwalk. Longer guided walks through the forest are also available. www.forestwalks.com

A range of northland walking or hiking adventures are described here and here: Hiking NZ

KeriKeri Walks:

https://www.kerikeriwalks.kiwi/
The four walks are:
1. The Rainbow Falls track alongside the Kerikeri River with two waterfalls. 3.75 km
2. The Wairoa track alongside the Wairoa stream with two waterfalls. 2.25 km
3. Charlie's Rock waterfall off Landing Road. 2.3 km from the Stone Store.
4. The Southside track runs through the Booths Wharapuke Reserve historic track which is a lovely wooded trail and continues upstream along the Kerikeri river with many side entrances and finishes either at Clark St. or at the Golf Club bridge. 2.5K..
Distances are one way.

Local DOC Walks:

https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/northland/places/whangaroa-area/?tab-id=50578
Wairakau Stream Track
This track is for experienced trampers. It first climbs over a saddle to an old farm road and then descends through regenerating forest to Wairakau Stream. It ends at Lane Cove Hut. Duration 2 hr Difficulty Intermediate
St Paul's Rock Track
This track climbs up to St Paul's Rock, which stands high above Whangaroa township and provides spectacular views of the Whangaroa Harbour. It's suitable for those with moderate fitness.
Duration 30 min one way Difficulty Easy
Mahinepua Peninsula Track
The track travels the length of the peninsula, mainly along the ridgetop, giving access to the many sheltered bays and providing outstanding coastal views.
Duration 1 hr one way Difficulty Easy
Duke's Nose (Kaiaraara Rocks) Track
Take in spectacular views of Whangaroa Harbour from Duke's Nose.
Duration 45 min one way Difficulty Intermediate

twin coast cycle trail 02Cycling is well catered for in the Northland. With the iconic Twin Coast Cycle Trail from Opau to Horeke (or visa versa) - visit their web site for more information.

Other cycling options are:

  • Kerikeri mountain bike park
  • Waitangi Mountain bike park

northland kayaksWhangaroa harbour is a safe and ideal location for kayaking.

There are several companies offering kayak tours locally on one of the most pristine and beautiful coastlines in the world.

 

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Coastal Chalet Suites are self-contained suites situated on one of New Zealand's most scenic drive loops from Whangaroa to Matauri Bay just North of the Bay of Islands. See map

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348 Wainui Road,
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