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The Bay of Islands isite Visitor Centre provides a comprehensive information and booking service for accommodation, activities, attractions and travel in the Bay of Islands and New Zealand. We are part of New Zealand's official nationwide Visitor Information Network.

Paihia is often referred to as the ‘jewel of the Bay of Islands.’ It’s a great starting point for the many trips and adventures that await you here in the Bay. Visit the beautiful seaside town of Russell with its colourful history and many of the oldest buildings in New Zealand. Bustling Kerikeri, where you can visit the iconic Stone Store and Kemp House, is located on a picturesque inlet basin just a 30- minute drive away.

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Business hours:
Daily 8.00am to 6.00pm. Open Christmas Day 8.00am to 2.00pm, New Year's Day 9.00am to 6.00pm.


The Wharf, Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand.

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