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Kerikeri | Regional Information | Activity Highlights | Scenic Highlights | History

Kerikeri is a much loved holiday destination, offering a bounty of marine life such as whales, penguins and dolphins and a beautiful warm climate.

Kerikeri Overview

Bay of Islands, New Zealand
Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Kerikeri is an historic seaside town located in the Bay of Islands, in the Northland region of New Zealand. Kerikeri is the largest town in the Far North District.

As well as its rich and colourful history, Kerikeri is known for its boutique vineyards, niche food products, fabulous chocolates, art galleries and quaint cafes.

Here you will find beautiful gardens, stunning beaches and a host of outdoors activities and attractions.

Kerikeri Highlights

Image Source: Tourism New Zealand. Charter yacht and swimming in the Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand
Charter Yacht, Bay of Islands
Northland
Photographer: Gareth Eyres
(www.exposure.co.nz)

Kerikeri is a quaint, historical town nestled on the shores of the Kerikeri Inlet, in the stunning Bay of Islands.

Here it is impossible to escape the lure of the sea. Catch a ferry or charter boat and immerse yourself in the blue-green world of island and beach. Paddle a sea kayak in and out of island nooks and crannies. Relax on a beautiful white-sand beach. Explore local attractions such as the Rainbow Falls, or shop to your heart's content in the boutique shops in Kerikeri.

Swimming with dolphins is specialty of Kerikeri and the beautiful Bay of Islands. Many operators in the region offer excellent trips to spectacular Cape Brett and the 'Hole in the Rock' on Piercy Island.

Explore the well-preserved relics of the past, both Maori and European, in Kerikeri.

Kerikeri offers a wide range of shops, restaurants, bars, cafes and places to stay.

Kerikeri Accommodation

Kerikeri is a popular tourist destination and offers a wide range of accommodation options:

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