2 MacMurray Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9 402 6236 or 0800 247 234

Park your car and meander along to Paihia's beach, restaurants and cafés from your quality accommodation at Admiral's View Motel. Tours pick up daily from the motel or you can walk 5 minutes to Paihia village and wharf. We have a complimentary Tour Booking Service available at Admiral's View Motel and are happy to arrange any Bay of Islands excursions or Cape Reinga/Ninety Mile Beach day tours for you.

Paihia and the Bay of Islands offer a great many walks and adventures that are free. Not all of your activities need to be big ticket items. The Pou Herenga Tai – Twin Coast Cycle Trail, Waitangi Mountain Bike Park, Paihia – Opua Coastal Walkway, beaches of all shapes and sizes are at your doorstep. The friendly staff can help you enjoy your time in the Bay of Islands no matter what your budget size!

Pou Herenga Tai Twin Coast Cycle Trail

Bay of Islands Family Package #1

Don't hibernate this winter spend some time with your family, cycle the Pou Herenga Tai – Twin Coast Trail. Take in the breath-taking vistas of Ipipiri from high in the sky.

Package includes 3 night's accommodation in a two-bedroom family apartment, trail and tunnel taster cycle experience including standard bike hire and shuttle with Top Trail and two tandem parasails with Flying Kiwi Parasail.

All this for only $978 for a family of 2 adults and 2 children (up to 14yrs).

BOOK NOW: Call us on 0800 247 234 or email us at info@admiralsviewlodge.co.nz

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Bay of Islands Family Package #2

Bring your family on a diverse adventure, experience the stunning Bay of Islands. From Urupukapuka Island, walk to the summit and take in the stunning views, listen to the diverse birdsong and wade in the clear blue waters. Explore the Pou Herenga Tai – Twin Coast Trail with a 1-day cycle experience, follow the discovery trail at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and learn about the birthplace of our nation.

Package includes 3 night's accommodation in a two-bedroom family apartment, Island Exclusion with Explore to Urupukapuka Island, trail and tunnel taster cycle experience including standard bike hire and shuttle with Top Trail and a family pass to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.

All this for only $937 for a family of 2 adults and 2 children (up to 14yrs).

BOOK NOW: Call us on 0800 247 234 or email us at info@admiralsviewlodge.co.nz

tandem parasail

Bay of Islands Actively Recharge Package #1

Take time out in the winterless north, explore the Pou Herenga Tai – Twin Coast Trail with a 1-day cycle experience. Take in the Ipipiri vista's from high in the sky with a tandem parasail then relax in your sea view spa studio.

Package includes 2 night's accommodation in a sea view spa studio at Admiral's View Motel, Top Trail 1-day tour with standard bike hire and shuttles, Flying Kiwi tandem parasail.

From $315pp

BOOK NOW: Call us on 0800 247 234 or email us at info@admiralsviewlodge.co.nz

 

Pou Herenga Tai Twin Coast Cycle Trail

Bay of Islands Actively Recharge Package #2

Ultimate Coast to Coast: Actively recharge yourself with a 2-day Pou Herenga Tai – Twin Coast Cycle Trail experience, relax each evening in your sea view spa studio. A great way to discover paradise in your own backyard.

Package includes 3 night's accommodation in a sea view spa studio at Admiral's View Motel, Top Trail 2-day Ultimate Coast to Coast tour with standard bike hire and shuttles.

From $420pp

BOOK NOW: Call us on 0800 247 234 or email us at info@admiralsviewlodge.co.nz

Hole in the rock

Bay of Islands Actively Recharge Package #3

Historic Northland: Follow the footsteps of our ancestors and learn the stories of all New Zealanders with Manea Tapuwae a Nuku and the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Recharge yourself in a sea view spa studio and cruise the tranquil waters of the Bay of Islands.

Package includes 3 night's accommodation in a sea view spa studio at Admiral's View Motel, entry to the Manea theatre experience, day pass to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, 4-hour Fullers Greatsights dolphin cruise to the hole in the rock.

From $378pp

BOOK NOW: Call us on 0800 247 234 or email us at info@admiralsviewlodge.co.nz

Carino wildlife cruise

Bay of Islands Actively Recharge Package #4

Bay of Islands Getaway: Escape to the warm winterless north on a 3-day romantic getaway. Stay at Admiral's View Motel in a gorgeous studio with sea views, spa bath and balcony. Come aboard for a unique island and dolphin watching day sailing experience.

Package includes 3 night's accommodation in a sea view spa studio, Carino wildlife cruise.

From $350pp

BOOK NOW: Call us on 0800 247 234 or email us at info@admiralsviewlodge.co.nz

 

Paihia Beach

Paihia Beach & Surrounds

Paihia Beach is a safe, sandy swimming beach (only 1 block from Admiral's View Motel) – also available at the beach are kayaks and bikes for hire, and parasailing. Bay Beach Hire can help you with all your hire needs.

Ferries depart regularly from Paihia Wharf (5-min walk from Admiral's View Motel) – explore historic Russell Village on foot, including Pompallier Mission House and Russell Museum.

During the summer take a ferry to Urupukapuka Island and enjoy the crystal clear waters of Otehei Bay.

Waitangi Mountain Bike Park

Waitangi Mountain Bike Park

A world-class mountain bike park built by Southstar Trails (the same legends who built the Rotorua MTBP). The 73km mountain bike park is in the Waitangi National Forest. It boasts spectacular views across the bay and landmark trails. The park caters for all ages and experience levels, with a beginners level through to spine tingling advanced trails. A not-for-profit community initiative with a small entrance fee.

On-site bike rentals and shuttles available – Paihia Mountain Bikes: Rentals & Shuttles

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Paihia Village

Paihia Village & Surrounds

Paihia Village offers a range of shops, cafés, restaurants and bars to suit all tastes. New Zealand arts and crafts, Bay of Islands ice cream, Post Office, pharmacy, bank and information centre.

 

Golf

Golf Courses

The Bay of Islands and Northland boost a number of golf courses from small country courses to world renown championship courses. No matter your skill level there will be a course to suit you, both keen golfers Craig and Penny are more than happy to help you choose. The following are just two of the fantastic golf courses on our doorstep.

Waitangi Golf Course is a stunning 18-hole course with spectacular views over the Bay of Islands (5-min drive from Admiral's View Motel). Casual green fees, club hire and lessons available.

Kauri Cliffs Golf Course is a challenging par 72 championship golf course with ocean views from 15 holes. Ranked in the world top 100. PGA tour star Brandt Snedeker called it "Pebble Beach on steroids" (45-min drive from Admiral's View Motel).

View more golf courses at Northland NZ.

Other Activities

Other Activities

Cruises:
Discover the Bay, Dolphin Cruises

Kayaking:
Coastal Kayakers, Bay of Islands Kayaking, Bay Beach Hire

Parasail:
Bay of Islands Parasail

Go sailing:
Carino Sailing & Dolphin Adventures, Gungha, Barefoot Sailing

Tall Ship Sailing:
R. Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

Visit the Islands:
Urupukapuka Island

Fishing:
Fish Spot X, Earl Grey Fishing, Blue Sea Charters

**some tours are not available in the winter months