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Customer Travel Tips for Paihia

76% Avg. city rating Rated by 53 customers

Activities / excursions 91%

Restaurants / eating out 74%

Shopping 59%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 69%

Sightseeing 82%

Culture 75%

Nightlife / partying 67%

Value for money 80%

Customer Travel Tips for Paihia

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67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


18 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Boat cruise at the Bay of island.

Liked: Nice waterfront. Good start to explore the north.

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


08 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the other bays

Liked: Everything

Disliked: No

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


02 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: The rock overnight cruise is amazing!

Liked: Amazing beaches. Very chilled vibe good for a beach get away.

Disliked: Maybe another beach bar?

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


09 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Russell to see NZs 1st licensed pub and also the 1st Church of NZ. Visit Waitangi where NZ was officially born in 1840 when the treaty was signed.

Liked: Location. Scenery. Friendly people. History.

Disliked: Not at all.

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
58% Avg. rating


08 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Waterfalls trail

Liked: Nice beach, amazing walk to the waterfalls.

Disliked: A bit too touristic and some backpacker just go there for drinking.

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


15 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Romantic getaway Shopping Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Go on the tours

Liked: Everything. The city, people, activities, and food are all excellent

Disliked: Nothing

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


04 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Definitely get out on a boat trip round the islands

Liked: Great little beach town with lots of water based activities/excursions.

Disliked: Is quite weather dependent.

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


24 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Dont stay at the Baypackers Resort and go to the waterfall.

Liked: The beach,weather and surroundings.

Disliked: It is expensive.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the Ginn Mgawha Spa

Liked: Very nice area

Disliked: Not much there

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


31 May 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: 90 mile beach

Liked: wounderful nature

Disliked: nothing

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


29 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: If you like walking, there's a great trek from Paihia to Russell, walking from Paihia to Opua,car ferry to Okiato, then walking to Russell., ferryback to Paihia.Great views and nice and quiet, with a great place at the end.

Liked: Relaxing and cute little place.

Disliked: no

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


27 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Small place but worth paying a visit, specially when its not raining all the time :)

Liked: Relaxing environment.

Disliked: Rain!!!

53% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
53% Avg. rating


26 Feb 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Dive the Rainbow Warrior

Liked: Diving nearby

Disliked: -

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


26 Feb 2014

Customer Travel Tip: Plan more time to stay there for the organised tours.

Liked: Gd location to hv lots of sea activities. Not yet overcrowded.

Disliked: Too humid. Not enough land activities.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


19 Jan 2014

Customer Travel Tip: Double check your booking and the weather

Liked: Nice beaches, islands and swimming.

Disliked: Bad takeaways, coffee and it rained a lot

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 40%
78% Avg. rating


29 Dec 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Be prepared for storms

Liked: Nice beaches

Disliked: The weather

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
82% Avg. rating


12 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: -

Disliked: -

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


30 Nov 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Night Safari

Liked: The different activities

Disliked: -----

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


13 Nov 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Green's Indian/Thai restaurant was very good and reasonably priced

Liked: Very pretty- Very close to Russell. Excellent tours available

Disliked: no

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
84% Avg. rating


01 Oct 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy

Liked: the nature.

Disliked: nothing

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76% Avg. city rating Rated by 53 customers

Activities / excursions 91%

Restaurants / eating out 74%

Shopping 59%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 69%

Sightseeing 82%

Culture 75%

Nightlife / partying 67%

Value for money 80%

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