The Quirky and Unique Attractions of New Zealand’s Far North

Old Packhouse Market – 10 min from Pāteke Lodge

There are many fun and interesting places to experience in the Bay of Islands and the wider Far North region – busy markets, thermal hot springs, glow worm caves, scenic waterfalls, giant sand dunes, a train that runs down the middle of state highway 1, and a world-famous public toilet to name a few.

Many of these attractions can be experienced as part of a tour or cruise, so if you want a break from driving be sure to explore the many fantastic options available.

See the interactive map below for our suggestions of the region’s finest attractions…..