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  • See and Do

Ranui Passenger and Cycle Transport

It is more than just a boat ride – the skippers tell you the most amazing stories and bring the Harbour to life!  The scenery is amazing!  And the trip becomes a memorable part of your time on the cycle trail!

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The Northland Firehouse Museum, Kaikohe

A great collection of old & modern fire memorabilia. Full size fire engine collection and more!

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Te Waimate Mission

New Zealand’s second oldest building, the Te Waimate Mission preserves missionary, farming and architectural history, as well as stories of important early encounters between Maori and Europeans. Through its history, the property has been host to Charles Darwin, was the location of the Second signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, and was occupied by hundreds of British soldiers during the Northern Land Wars.

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Clendon House

Clendon House was once home to James Reddy Clendon, a ship owner and trader who was in the thick of the earliest Maori and Pakeha interactions. James was a witness to the New Zealand Declaration of Independence, the Treaty of Waitangi, and was the first United States Consul. When he died, his wife Jane was left with little money and huge debts and you can follow her storey at Clendon house as she worked to save the house, pay off her debts and educate her children.

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Footprints Waipoua

Step into our world with local Maori guides for an unforgettable journey of storytelling, Maori song and interactive interpretation in the Waipoua Forest

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Aperahama Church

A visit to this historic church is well worth the short ride from Kaikohe. It is a Gothic revival church built by and thought to …

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Ngawha Springs

Ngawha Springs is a geothermal hot pool complex consisting of 16 mineral baths each with unique nutrient and temperature characteristics used for centuries for relaxation as well as their therapeutic qualities and healing properties.

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Russell – Orongo Bay Holiday Park and Bike Hire

“Beautiful birds in the Bay of Islands. Not only a beautiful campsite with lovely facilities, but as a bird sanctuary guests have the chance to see native New Zealand birds right next to their tents! We had a family of weka and piwakawaka with us our whole stay. 10/10 would recommend – a real treasure!!” Beckie March 21

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Pioneer Village, Kaikohe

Nestled in beautiful park like grounds, is a dynamic museum that tells the story of the whole community. A little known treasure! Very close to the cycle trail.

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Bay of Islands Vintage Railway

Take a ride on our star attraction Gabriel, built in 1927, she is fine example of a working steam engine and is the only one of her class left in the world.

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Opua Forest

You can start the Paihia School Road Track at the far end of School Road, Paihia. The track starts 700 metres from the Paihia township.

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Puketi & Omahuta Forests

A treasure house for native plants and animals. See the magnificent kauri trees, watch birds and enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

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