Explore Kerikeri



Kerikeri

Kerikeri and the Far North have so much to offer, from history and natural spaces, water sports and mountain bike parks, to high quality restaurants and buzzing markets. Kerikeri is the hub of the Far North. Below is just a taste of what is on offer.

Ask us to help you plan your stay and make the most of one of the best spots in New Zealand.

The Stonestore & Kemp House

The Kerikeri Mission Station is the site of two of the country’s oldest surviving buildings – The Stone Store and Kemp House. Visit both of these historic buildings to discover some of Northalnd and New Zealand's history.

The 5 Waterfall Walks

Kerikeri has a network of tracks surrounding the town featuring five stunning waterfalls. Together they make up a great weekend's walking for young and old.

The Old Packhouse Market

The Old Packhouse Market has quickly become the best market in the far North. People travel from far and wide to visit the market to buy fresh goods, try delicious food and experience the atmosphere of live music, kids activities and local arts and craft. A definite stop for your visit to Kerikeri.

Rainbow Falls

The Kerikeri Mission Station is the site of two of the country’s oldest surviving buildings – The Stone Store and Kemp House. Visit both of these historic buildings to discover some of Northland and New Zealand's history.

The Turner Center

The Turner Center is a premier event center in the Far North. The Turner Center hosts world class acts and shows. Check their website for up coming events.

Makana Chocolate Factory

Makana Confections specialises in gift-quality confections - all hand-made and using only the freshest, natural ingredients available to us. Located opposite the Packhouse Market, Makana offer high quality unique confections and also have a large cafe.

Wharepuke Subtropical Garden and Sculpture Park

Wharepuke Subtropical Garden showcases Robin Booth's lifetime collection of rare and unusual plants, which began in 1993 on a site that was his parents old citrus orchard. Robins 50 years of experience as a nurseryman and landscape designer show.

Eat Kerikeri

Kerikeri is blessed with many high quality restaurants, bakeries, cafes and vineyards. Kerigold Chalets is located right in the heart of the majority of Kerikeri's restaurants so you can walk to them and leave the car at your chalet. Ask us for recommendations during your stay.

Kerikeri Farmers’ Market

Every Sunday, in the center of Kerikeri, the Kerikeri Farmers’ Market offers a large range of locally grown produce. A proudly authentic Farmers’ Market, all produce sold is grown or made by local vendors.

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Waitangi welcomes you on a journey of discovery through Aotearoa, New Zealand’s most important historic site. Spend the day enjoying a full programme of tours and cultural performances.

Puketi Kauri Forest

The Puketi Kauri Forest offers an elevated wooden walkway which protects the kauris' sensitive feeding roots, yet allows visitors to get 'up close' to the ancient trees of the Puketi Forest.

Visit Russell

Historic buildings and a seaside setting full of cafes, restaurants and art galleries gives Russell a truly romantic quality.