Nestled in the stunning Northland region of New Zealand, Whangarei welcomes visitors with its picturesque landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and a myriad of outdoor adventures. From its sparkling harbours to ancient forests, Whangarei invites travellers to discover the natural beauty and cultural richness that define this vibrant city.

Whangarei Falls and Surrounding Parks:

Begin your exploration at the iconic Whangarei Falls, a breathtaking waterfall nestled in a picturesque park. Enjoy a leisurely walk through the surrounding native bush, where birdlife thrives, and discover the tranquillity of the Whangarei River.

Town Basin Marina:

Explore the Town Basin Marina, a bustling waterfront area lined with cafes, galleries, and boutique shops. Take a stroll along the scenic Hatea Loop Walkway, crossing the iconic Te Matau ā Pohe bascule bridge, offering panoramic views of the marina and beyond.

Māori Art and Culture:

Immerse yourself in Māori art and culture at the Whangarei Art Museum and Claphams National Clock Museum. Gain insights into the region’s rich history and artistic traditions through exhibits and installations that celebrate the cultural diversity of Northland.

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Local Markets and Cuisine:

Savour the flavours of Whangarei by visiting local markets such as the Whangarei Growers Market and the Artisans Fair. Indulge in fresh, local produce, artisanal crafts, and delicious culinary offerings that showcase the region’s diverse gastronomy.

Whether exploring waterfalls, immersing yourself in Māori culture, or enjoying coastal vistas, Whangarei promises an enriching journey in the heart of New Zealand’s North Island. Whether you’re here for a short break from the city or on a business trip, book your Whangarei stay with Choice Hotels and enjoy this part of New Zealand.

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