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By Charles Rawlings-Way, Brett Atkinson, Peter Dragicevich, Sarah Bennett, Lee Slater
“Infused with a resurgent Maori tradition, large and impressive volcanic task, and the cosmopolitan city cool of Auckland and Wellington, the North Island is a colourful and flexible destination.” – Brett Atkinson, Lonely Planet Writer
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There are a few very good walks alongside the coast. choose up a duplicate of the Tutukaka Coast Tracks & Walks brochure from the Whangarei i-SITE (Click here). Dive! Tutukaka DIVING ( 0800 288 882; www. diving. co. nz; Marina Rd; 2 dives with equipment $249) Deservedly Tutukaka’s major operator, Dive! has gained an array of tourism, enterprise and environmental awards. It deals various dive classes and tours, together with a five-day PADI open-water path ($799). maybe the jewel in its crown is the much-raved-about ideal Day Ocean Cruise ($149), which incorporates a observation, lunch and snacks, snorkelling from a platform in the course of the marine reserve, kayaking via caves and arches, paddle-boarding, and sightings of dolphins (usually) and whales (occasionally). Cruises run from November to April, departing at 11am and returning at four. 15pm. within the off months, snorkellers can tag alongside at the dive boats. Dive! Tutukaka has day-by-day shuttles from Whangarei for its consumers ($20). Yukon Dive DIVING ( 09-434 4506; www. yukon. co. nz; 2 dives with complete equipment $235) An owner-operator supplying dive journeys for a greatest of 12 humans at a time. Tutukaka Surf adventure browsing ( 09-434 4135; www. tutukakasurf. co. nz; Marina Rd; 2hr lesson $75) If you’ve acquired the fuzzy blond hair-do and saggy boardies yet want credibility to drag off the glance, those men run general surf classes at 9am so much days in summer time and at the weekends in a different way, working from whichever seashore has the simplest newbie breaks that day. If you’ve already obtained the abilities, you should purchase or lease a board right here (per day $45). napping Lupton inn B&B $$ ( 09-437 2989; www. luptonlodge. co. nz; 555 Ngunguru Rd; s $118-150, d $165-210; ) The rooms are spacious, sumptuous and whole of personality during this ancient home (1896), peacefully located in farmland midway among Whangarei and Ngunguru. Wander the orchard, splash round the pool or shoot a few snooker within the visitor living room. Pacific Rendezvous hotel $$ ( 09-434 3847; www. pacificrendezvous. co. nz; lodge Rd; apt $180-245) completely positioned for excellent perspectives at the south head of Tutukaka harbour, this can be a nice selection for households and small teams. lots of the devices are Sixties duplexes with a number of bedrooms, yet they’re all separately owned and adorned. a few are shrewdpermanent and a few are a bit drained, yet they’re all stored shipshape via the pleasant managers. consuming & consuming Schnappa Rock CAFE, BAR $$ (www. schnapparock. co. nz; cnr Marina Rd & Marlin Pl; breakfast & lunch $10-22, dinner $26-35; breakfast, lunch & dinner) jam-packed with expectant divers within the morning and people capping off their excellent Days within the night, this cafe-restaurant-bar is usually humming – now not least a result of first-class espresso. most sensible NZ bands play on summer season weekends. Whangarei Deep Sea Anglers membership PUB $ (www. sportfishing. co. nz; Tutukaka Marina; mains $9-23; from 4pm) The membership performs host to the well named Moocha’s, the place common eats (burgers, fish and chips, ham steaks) and an excellent children’s menu mingle with fixed fish and garrulous locals.