Dargaville is a town in the North Island of New Zealand. It is situated on the bank of the Northern Wairoa River in Northland. The town is located 55 kilometres southwest of Whangarei.
Each year it hosts such events as the Northland Agricultural Field Days, and several major surfcasting and trout-fishing competitions.
Explore the history of the North and Kaipara Harbour in Dargaville Museum. Here you will find relics from many of the area's shipwrecks. more
Tokatoka Peak (the core of a volcano 180 metres high) is situated just south of Dargaville and is a 20-minute climb. For the more adventurous there is Maungaraho Rock. Allow 30 minutes for the climb to the summit which is 221 metres high.
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Mobile-friendly - Quality 1 & 2 b/rm self contained accommodation in a country setting surrounded by attractive gardens and farmland. Private 1 & 2 brm ground floor units with own bathroom, entrance & parking. Clean, quiet and comfortable offering free WiFi and Free Breakfast, compliments of your hosts. For RATES, MAP AND PHOTO'S see our web site.
Mobile-friendly - Highfield Forest Retreat is set amongst mature native forest on the edge of Highfield Farm. The site features a luxury tent, beautiful kauri hut and an outdoor bath. Just 2.5 hours from Auckland, it makes a great weekend glamping escape.
Dargaville Campervan Park & Cabins are centrally located in Dargaville 'Kumara Capital of New Zealand' and gateway to the Kauri Coast. Base yourself here and enjoy all the attractions Dargaville and the Kauri Coast of Northland have to offer. Explore unspoilt West Coast beaches, The crystal clear Kai Iwi Lakes and the magnificent Kauri Forests.
A bed for every budget without compromising on quality. Set amongst 5 acres of park like grounds, with tree lined avenues and lanscaped grounds, all makes this park a relaxing enjoyable setting for all who stay. From Motel units, to tent sites. Large olympic size swimming pool, skate park and adventure playground on our doorstep.
Rail Tours: Experience Dargaville surrounds from the comfort of a converted, self-drive Golf Cart. The Rail Cruising Capital of New Zealand. River Cruises: Head out for a quick trip or take a longer cruise. We can design a cruise to suit your party, anniversary, company function and more.
Walk through kauri and rimu forest to four tall kauri trees growing extremely close together. The walk is a short, one-way loop that takes you through kauri and rimu vegetation to see the 'Four Sisters', an impressive stand of four tall and graceful kauri trees growing extremely close together.
Take a 20-minute walk in Waipoua Forest to view the world’s second largest living kauri 'Te Matua Ngahere'. You get an opportunity to experience many aspects of this dynamic forest system. The forest type varies from almost pure kauri stands to mixed podocarp/hardwood, with kauri grass, kiekie, neinei and ferns in the understorey.
Our boutique lodge is located opposite the beautiful Kai Iwi Lakes, otherwise known as Taharoa Domain. Approximately 25 minutes north of Dargaville, a 3 hour drive from Auckland, passing Matakohe Museum, enroute to Trounson Kauri Park and Waipoua Forest on the Twin Coast Discovery Highway.
Mobile-friendly - Nestled on a ridge overlooking the vast Waipoua Forest, Waipoua Lodge offers luxury accommodation in an original homestead. With only four luxury guest suites we offer somewhere very special to relax and unwind whilst indulging yourself in some delicious cuisine, personal and warm hospitality, plus of course spectacular scenery of the unspoilt natural ancient Kauri Coast environment.
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Fireco Kai Iwi Lakes
The Fireco Kai Iwi Lakes Triathlon is organised by Sport Northland is back again at the stunning Kai Iwi Lakes on 23 February 2019! From the rolling hills to the crystal clear freshwater lakes the sheer beauty of the ...
Where: Taharoa Domain Kai Iwi Lakes Camping Ground, Dargaville, Kaipara
Address: 296 Domain Rd, Dargaville, Kaipara
From: 8:15am on Saturday 23rd February 2019
To: 1:00pm on Saturday 23rd February 2019
Vintage Machinery Steampunk Crank Up Day
The Vintage Machinery Club invites you. The Vintage Machinery Club Dargaville are having their annual Crank Up day with a twist. Vintage Machinery meets the Steampunk Society. Bring the whole family to the ...
Where: Harding Park, Dargaville, Kaipara
Address: Mt Wesley Coast Rd, Dargaville, Kaipara
From: 11:00am on Saturday 16th March 2019
To: 4:00pm on Saturday 16th March 2019