About kerikeri

Things To Do

Kerikeri and the surrounding area offers a huge variety of activities, walks, places of interest and just places to relax and enjoy.  We have put together the following list of just some of the options available to you.

History

Art, Craft and Culture

  • Kerikeri Art Trail WEBSITE
  • Te Whiringa o Manoko (Chris Booth) WEBSITE
  • Turner Centre WEBSITE
  • Kerikeri has many unique Art Galleries and Sculptures located around the area.

Golf

Water Activities/Boat Trips

Boat Hire/Charter

  • Bay of Islands Boat Hire WEBSITE
  • Plus numerous other operations from Paihia

Fishing Charters

  • Earl Grey Fishing Charters WEBSITE
  • Fish Spot X WEBSITE
  • Plus numerous other operations from Paihia

Adventure

Wineries

Relaxation

  • Numerous day spas throughout Kerikeri

Specialty Shops

Gardens, Walks and Parrots

  • Aroha Island Eco Centre WEBSITE
  • DOC Tracks and Walks WEBSITE
  • Gardens of Kerikeri WEBSITE
  • Palmco Garden WEBSITE
  • The Parrot Place WEBSITE
  • Kerikeri New World Rotary Garden Safari is organised every year on the first weekend after Labour weekend WEBSITE

Popular Beaches 

  • Matauri Bay (popular camping ground)
  • Opito Bay (stoney beach)
  • Paihia (great family beach with playground)
  • Takou (donation required)
  • Taupo Bay (good surf beach)
  • Te Ngaere Bay (great family beach)

Kerikeri Cathay Cinema WEBSITE

RSAWEBSITE

Kerikeri Markets

  • Saturday Old Packhouse Market WEBSITE
  • Sunday Bay of Islands Farmers Market WEBSITE

Cafes and Restaurants

Kerikeri offers a wide variety of cafes and restaurants in town and scattered in the near vicinity.