Whangarei Attractions and Activities
Whangarei has many tourist attractions and travel activities with something to suit all ages, tastes and budgets. From adrenaline-pumping adventure to a relaxing day out, you need never be bored in Whangarei.
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Botanica is a horticultural complex where the public can come and enjoy a colourful and exotic range of plants. The facility includes, a heated conservatory for tropical plants, a cactus house, an extensive fernery, a small Japanese style garden and a shade garden area.
Mobile-friendly - Guaranteed laughter while trying something new! With Bumper Ball you can bump into your mates while playing a variety of games. You just need at least 6 people and we'll come to you, and we're in 6 cities around NZ. Anyone from age 7 up can have a go. Minimum Rules, Maximum Fun!
Our friendly team tailors the day to suit you; air-fills, equipment and retail sales, full equipment hire, professional crews and 364-day-a-year operations, PADI training for all levels. Purpose-built dive-boats take you to a site matching your ability, we help you enjoy your dives. With dramatic landscape, passionate people and stories that entwine the two, Dive! Tutukaka delivers a total experience.
Mobile-friendly - Auckland's Ultimate Sightseeing Adventure. Flight Hauraki is Auckland’s fixed wing scenic flight specialist. If you really want to see Auckland and the Hauraki Gulf there's no better way than from above. Our flights operate from North Shore Airfield and Waiheke Island Airfield, and we include amazing scenery that is almost impossible to see other than from above.
Mobile-friendly - Explore Northland's unique natural history and heritage with us. Northland’s only captive Kiwi viewing, plus Tuatara, Gecko & more. Taonga Maori on display – treasured Korowai (cloak), jewellery, weapons and tools. Special exhibitions featured in the Whangarei Museum. Historic homestead, chapel & school. Relax and revive in our beautiful grounds. Close to quality cafes & only 6ks from city centre.
Come and see how New Zealand's only oil refinery works. Brand new interactive display where you can "tour" the refinery in 3D. A 130sqm scale model and dramatic 20-minute light and sound show reveal the innermost workings of this impressive site.
Come on board the Perfect Day, a purpose built multi-deck cruise boat with all facilities. We'll take you on a tour to show you the splendour of the Poor Knights Islands, including a visit right inside the world's largest sea cave. Enjoy kayaking or snorkelling whilst a delicious buffet lunch is prepared.
Mobile-friendly - The Packard Motor Museum has one of the largest collections of Packard automobiles anywhere in the world… plus classic motor cycles, military and other vintage and rare vehicles. Our other special collections include our log-hauling steam locomotive, steam traction engines and earth-moving equipment that literally shaped New Zealand into the country it is today.
Mobile-friendly - Maori Cultural Tours Whangarei
Come join Merv and Rangi for a very personal tour into our home. You will be immersed in our culture starting with a traditional welcome. Learn some of our arts and crafts and prepare your own hangi lunch before we embark on our journey sharing our stories and some breathtaking sights of Whangarei.
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