Paihia Hotels in Bay of Islands, New Zealand

The seaside town of Paihia New Zealand is the main centre from which to explore the Bay of Islands, as it contains a large range of accommodation options including motels, hotels, apartments, backpackers and bed and breakfast. We have a great range of Paihia Accommodation. From our Hotels in Paihia you can take most of the day trips out into the Bay of Islands including cruises, sailing and fishing trips. The foot passenger ferry to Russell also departs from here. Further down the beach are Waitangi, and the Waitangi Treaty House.

Whilst staying in our Paihia Hotel accommodation, the nearby small town centre has many shops, a laundry, banks, cafes, restaurants. Make sure you try the local fish and chips, you will never taste better! Our Paihia Motels and Motor Lodges are renowned for their great kiwi hospitality and service. Paihia Apartments Accommodation is ideal for those looking for superior self contained accommodation.  We have the Accommodation in Paihia to suit all tastes and budgets. Book online to get the best choice of Paihia Travel Accommodation, offering great value for money, quality, comfort and a great choice of locations; with instant confirmation of online Hotel Reservations.

Paihia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Bay of Islands area.  Bay of Islands accommodation is available in a various forms from luxurious Bay of Islands hotels to more informal Bed and Breakfasts.  There are some unrated accommodation facilities and lodges listed for those looking for a bargain.  For the most part, the lodges, motels and accommodation in Bay of Islands, New Zealand carry a 3, 4 or even 5 star rating. For families there is also a good range of apartment accommodation in Paihia, New Zealand.

Paihia Attractions

One of the best ways to see Paihia and the Bay of Islands area is not by sitting in the room at your hotels in Paihia, New Zealand and staring out the window!  Get out there and book your spot for a helicopter or aeroplane ride to get an amazing aerial view!

For a fantastic cultural experience, you should definitely visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.  A guided tour will take you through the area and to the meeting house that helped shape the future of New Zealand into what it is today.  The whole experience will take about 3 hours so make sure you have enough time to take it all in.

There are plenty of shopping opportunities and places to pick up souvenirs for yourself or a loved one back home.  Apart from retail therapy, you can also make use of various spa facilities and a trip to the beach to help you really relax.

What’s to see outside of Paihia

Paihia is located about 60km outside of a lovely little town called Whangarei.  From here, the road to Auckland isn’t all that far but, with all the bends in the road, the trip can take you approximately 2 hours.  Whangarei Falls is a very popular destination for locals and tourists alike.  The tranquillity of water as it flows off the edge and comes crashing down is always gives you that sense of peace.

The beaches in this area are also particularly lovely.  They are clean and not overcrowded so you can really enjoy yourself without worrying about sprinkling sand on the person(s) next to you.  Mt Manaia and the Whangarei Quarry Gardens are two more attractions in this area.

A trip from Paihia to Cape Reinga will take you just over 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete.  It is the north western most point of New Zealand and a popular tourist destination for anyone fortunate enough to find themselves in this amazing area.  Pack a picnic basket, set out in the early morning and enjoy your breakfast at this scenic point.  It’s one of the best breaks away from the busy town or city life.

 Car rental is available at Kerikeri, Auckland and Auckland Airport.