Whangaroa Harbour is a 40 minutes drive north of the Bay of Islands and 30 minutes drive south of Doubtless Bay, making the area’s attractions an ideal stopover for travellers searching for something different that speaks of authentic Northland – unspoiled and unique.
Whangaroa Harbour is an underrated paradise, and the whole harbour drips with history. No longer a commercial port, it was one of the last centres of a booming kauri timber trade. The shore on both sides is steep to with ample depths of water close in. With it's deep waters and sandy bottoms it is an extremely safe for the novice and experienced cruiser.
Check out our incredible cruising ground with our suggested anchorages, fishing hot spots and great places to go explore and bush walking!