Local Attractions

Use The Notherner as the ideal base to explore many of our local attractions and the natural beauty of bush walks and beaches.

Some useful links to activities and local attractions:


Local Fishing Charter Company- Enjoy fine in-shore fishing and diving in Doubtless Bay, Whangaroa and Rangaunu Harbours in Northland


Tour the Far North -Sand Safaris is the oldest-established Kaitaia tour company. We have small and medium-sized, air-conditioned coaches offering you a personalised tour and we aslo provide a packed lunch for your day long trip.


Bus tours to Cape Reinga via Ninety Mile Beach- an exciting & informative informal tour with personal service and is locally owned & operated.


Sensational fishing, 4-wheel drive adventuring and Far North tour packages.


Ancient Kauri is the oldest Swamp Kauri found in New Zealand and is the oldest workable wood in the world.


Gumdiggers Park is an authentic Kauri Gum digging site over 100 years old. Maori, European & Dalmatian people formed this now forgotten gum digging culture and provided the basis for one of the biggest industrial booms in New Zealand's history.


Ahipara Adventure Centre offers an extensive range of adventure-orientated hire equipment suitable for all ages, interests and levels of adventurous spirit. Quad bikes, blo-karts, surfboards, mountain bikes, sand toboggans, boogie boards and wetsuits are all for hire. Lessons are provided where required.


Tours- Exclusive & unique ,Small group, Off the beaten track, Personal guided dune buggy tours, Lunch with your guide, Local stories - histories and legends, Accommodation


Surfing lessons are a great way to get a taste for surfing in the real far north of New Zealand. You"ll love our fun surf coaching style and beautiful beaches. We provide you with a surfboard and we have wetsuits available