Whangarei Heads, Whangarei

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The coastal scenery, impressive topography, and subtropical climate make Whangarei Heads a great destination for nature-lovers. In addition, the peninsula's diverse range of accommodations, activities, and services gives visitors the option of making their base here while exploring all that Northland has to offer. Keep active with fishing, kayaking, surfing, and golf, and soak up the views on walks around Smugglers Bay, Mount Manaia, and Peach Cove. The native forest and shrub land create stunning backdrops for your adventure, whatever you choose to do during your stay. Our Whangarei itinerary builder makes visiting Whangarei Heads and other Whangarei attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • bring your togs or bathers and enjoy the beaches . lovely drive around the coast to get to spectacular beaches 
  • This is essentially about a beautiful coastal drive from the City through little clusters of houses, small coves and beaches. There is little in Whangarei Heads itself but carry on to Ocean beach for ...  more »
  • We had a lovely drive along the Whangarei Heads road and visited a few of the scenic viewpoints. There are plenty of walks to even mke this a day trip.