Paihia

Explore the Bay of Islands

If you enjoy discovering untouched beaches, while also enjoying the convenience of a township, then Paihia is for you!

Paihia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Far North. It’s famous for its beautiful scenery, family-friendly activities, shopping and restaurants.

It is the main centre for all water sport activities which include kayaking, dolphin watching, cruising to the “Hole In The Rock” or relaxing on the beach. The food options range from convenient take-aways to fine dining and there are plenty of tourist information centres.

All-in-all, Paihia has something for everyone!

Need a rental car for your trip?

Far North Rentals offers high-quality and reliable vehicles, 24/7 roadside assistance and competitive rates.