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cunning weekend plan for mates

Get some local knowledge on some favourite spots, dive into the big blue and catch your own kai, jump on bikes and ride from the forest to the ocean edge or just wander a golf course- telling tall tales along the way.

Fuel Up
The Plough & Feather

Tap Room & Kitchen
Kerikeri Basin

Tasty, locally brewed Kainui craft beer, Kainui wine,wood fired pizza, lush beer garden, shaded by trees and overlooking the river in the heart of Kerikeri’s beautiful, historic, Stone Store Basin.

The Pioneer

Bar & Kitchen

Beer garden, smoked meats, live music -your loud lil local!

Phat House Brewing Co.

Kerikeri Basin

Craft beer, phat beats, beer garden, wood fired pizza and usually a pumping party.

Typsy Oyster Tapas

Bar & Restaurant

Craft beer, cocktails, tasty tapas, local Kaimoana, on the beach in Paihia.

Hone’s Garden


Craft beer, cocktails, amazing wood fired pizza,
lush green beer garden.

Ocean Going
Days Out Fishing Charters

Bay of Islands

Let Days Out Fishing Charters show you the amazing fishing we have on our doorstep here in the stunning Bay of Islands, home to some of the biggest Snapper and Kingfish in the world!

May Marie Charters

Bay of Islands

Shared or private Kingfish or Snapper fishing charters from Paihia or Russell, large boat with lots of space for fishing and groups of up to 20 people.

Earl Grey Fishing Charters

Bay of Islands

With over 40 years charter fishing and local knowledge, Earl Grey Fishing Charters know where to take you for the best opportunity to catch your fish of choice.

Nautilus Charters


Sport fishing, game fishing, skeet shooting, sightseeing, sustainable fishing practices, waterfront lodge accommodation available in the absolutely stunning Whangaroa Harbour.

Sport Lovers
Bay of Islands Golf Club


Golf in the heart of Kerikeri, beautiful tree-lined course, signature drop hole, wonderful for golfers of all levels, playable all year round.

Waitangi Golf Club


Where the sea meets the tee!

Okaihau Golf Club


Smaller, local golf club.

Waitangi Mountain Bike Park


30 trails of varying difficulty with great flow and features, from introductory downhill riding, jump trails, cross country and beginner trails, in the Waitangi Forest with native bush and ocean views, this is SO fun and beautiful!