Gateway North Motel, Kaiwaka
9 high quality, fully self-contained units, studio units and family units.
Only 20 minutes from Mangawhai Beach, Langs Beach and Waipu Cove. 20 minutes from the famous Matakohe Museum and 45 minutes from Whangarei.
We are easy to find on State Highway 1 the main road north with a large safe parking area in front.
Gateway North Motel and German Cafe has been operating for over 20 years and is well known to many New Zealanders as a coffee stop on route to Auckland or Whangarei.
We are an ideal place to stop over when visiting Northland for business or pleasure.
Our spacious rooms, cafe, swimming pool, spa pool, sauna and children’s playground make it ideal for even a brief stopover.
We have 4 golf courses within 15 minutes.
Our busy cafe serves breakfasts and light meals.
We are ideal for that company ‘team building’ weekend with conference facilities available for 60 people and cafe. With our pool, spa and sauna to help relax between meetings. Rural atmosphere to wander and enjoy to help unwind and relax.
Goat Island Marine Reserve
Goat Island Marine Reserve is the world's first temperate water, fully protected Marine Reserve. Covering 5 km's of shoreline and encompassing 500 hectares. Its protected environment has seen a dramatic increase in marine life, attracting thousands of visitors from around the globe annually. Goat Island itself, situated just 100 meters of shallow sea water north of the white sand beach, can be reached easily by swimmers, snorkellers, scuba divers and kayakers. Whether you are traveling independently, as part of a family or corporate group, or simply wanting to explore the delights of New Zealand's famous Coastal Aquarium, Goat Island Dive & Snorkel is your perfect choice.
Goat Island Dive & Snorkel is a PADI 5 Star Resort.
We offer a variety of options to suit every experience level, you can hire or purchase all your equipment from our store and snorkel from the safe beach access or choose to join our Guided Snorkel Tour (2 hours) under the supervision of our dive masters. Discover an abundance of New Zealand marine life and enjoy the experience of being surrounded by schools of playful fish. Is it on your wish list to begin or advance your scuba diving experience, Goat Island Dive & Snorkel offers several PADI dive courses. Option of ½ day or full day Try Dives or Learn to Dive on one of our 4 day Open Water courses. Our experienced instructors are readily available to guide you through and introduce to the underwater world. For certified divers ask us about our exciting boat trips into Goat Island Marine Reserve or take a day trip out to our fabulous Outer Gulf Islands dive sites, we cater for all levels of experience.
Luxury Bay of Islands Beach Accommodation
Paihia Beach Resort & Spa Hotel Award-Winning 5 Star Boutique Resort
Paihia Beach Resort & Spa Hotel redefines comfort and relaxation with a blend of, luxury accommodation, stylish amenities, superior service and stunning natural surroundings.
The resort directly overlooks Paihia’s most picturesque beach and is located within walking distance of Paihia Wharf, the departure point to discover the Bay of Islands, the scenic wonderland that forms the historical, cultural and natural heart of New Zealand.
Soak up panoramic sea views from the comfort of our large outdoor pool and five different Jacuzzi's, that offer relaxation at different temperatures. Relax in a private steam room or sauna. Enjoy the vista from the patio of your luxury accommodation and the floor to ceiling ocean views from within your hotel room.
Paihia Luxury Accommodation
As part of the Paihia Beach Resort & Spa 2008 renovation, ultra chic guest rooms have been upgraded with superior entertaining areas with large flat-screen TVs, Hi Fi systems, six foot spa baths and French oak timber flooring to complete the decor. Individual balconies have louvered shutters and extended in size to enhance privacy with patio space for private massages.
All guest suites have floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Bay of Islands. On the pool deck guests can then relax in the latest 'Dedon' luxury designed outdoor furniture and day beds.