Far North i-SITE Visitor Information...

Far North i-SITE Visitor Information Centre


6 Rankers Reviews

6 Face-to-Face

19 Kaitaia

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Our friendly and knowledgeable local experts will provide you with impartial information about accommodation, activities and tours throughout the Far North, Northland and the rest of New Zealand. They are agents for Tranz Rail, Intercity, Interislander and Bluebridge and offer a FREE booking service.

Kaitaia and its surrounding area is the summer adventure playground of New Zealand.

Visit Cape Reinga and the beautiful 90 Mile Beach. Go sand boarding at the Te Paki Giant Sand Dunes. Catch a fish, go surfing, quad biking or play a round of golf. Visit Gumdiggers Park an ancient buried kauri forest and 100 year old gum field.

Whangaroa has a spectacular harbour with fantastic big game fishing.

Doubtless Bay is one of the oldest ports in New Zealand. The area offers lovely accommodation and an excellent choice of eating places.

Karikari Peninsula has beautiful beaches and a championship golf course and an award winning vineyard.

Parengarenga Harbour offers dazzling pure quartz sand and lovely beaches. Houhora Heads is long, narrow and has a mostly sheltered harbour which is great for camping.


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Friederike Kranzin's avatar

Friederike Kranzin


Ranking: 8/10

Very friendly and good information for Cape Reinga/Ninety Mile Beach etc. But they tried to steal our campervan from the carpark!!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Courtney Quintrell

United States

Ranking: 10/10

So rad! Very helpful and extremely knowledgable of the area. Great experience.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in February 2013

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Nora and Edward


Ranking: 8/10

Library and i-site in the same building.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Frederick Neilsen


Ranking: 7/10

Directed us to a good campervan park in Kaitaia.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Stevie's avatar


United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

First day of travelling drove from Auckland to Kaitaia. Lovely staff directed me to a few, reasonably priced campsites. Also gave me clear directions to surrounding area.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Claudia Mueller


Ranking: 9/10

Very nice, helpful staff.

Reviewed over 9 years ago