Plan your next holiday at the idyllic Whangarei Beaches on the Whangarei Heads Peninsula for a trip that you’ll remember for years to come. This popular area for holiday homes to rent in the Whangarei District offers plenty of fun in the sun entertainment for couples and families alike. Gather up the kids and hit the sand for some family-friendly swimming, fishing, or surfing on some of the area’s beautiful beaches. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy exploring the area’s many beaches by kayaking, rafting, or paddle boarding off the sandy shores. Book a boat cruise to explore some of the more secluded beaches along the coast. Couples will enjoy visiting a spa for a day of pampering or checking out the local shops for a souvenir of their trip. You can also pick up some delicious takeaway from a local restaurant for a romantic picnic on the beach. You're sure to make lasting memories when you plan your next beach trip to the Whangarei Beaches in New Zealand.

Ocean Beach for family fun

If you’re looking for a prime surfing beach, look no further than Ocean Beach, Whangarei. Hit the waves with your board while taking in the natural beauty of your surroundings. This beautiful white sand beach is also the largest beach in the area and a favourite of body-boarders and swimmers. This beach is especially family-friendly during the summer months when there are lifeguards on duty at this popular beach. Couples will enjoy walking along the sandy shores and perhaps taking a longer hike along the sand to the northernmost point and visit the beautiful scenery of the Kauri Mountain Beach. Whether you’re looking for a day full of water activities, or just a relaxing stroll on the beach, you’ll be sure to find exactly what you’re looking for at this popular Whangarei Beach.

Ruakaka Beach for outdoor adventure

If you’re looking for a weekend holiday away from the hustle and bustle of Auckland, a holiday home rental in Ruakaka Beach is sure to be a hit for couple and families alike. Family-friendly activities include swimming, fishing, surfing, or horseback riding. Couples will enjoy kayaking, paddle-boarding, or just taking a long stroll on the beach together. Explorers should pack up the family and take a short drive to the Waipu Caves to take pictures of the beautiful natural rock formations. The area boasts plenty of beach and land hiking so couples and families alike will find plenty to explore on their next holiday home rental in Ruakaka Beach.

Whangarei Beaches family accommodations

There are a variety of accommodations available when you're looking for your next holiday home to rent at the Whangarei Beaches. Couples looking for a romantic getaway will be able to greet the day together with a cup of coffee at their beachfront cottage as they watch the sunrise over the water. Other amenities for couples include private hot tubs, modern kitchens, and king size beds. Parents will also find plenty of family-friendly accommodations at the Whangarei Beaches. Holiday homes with spacious living spaces, fully-equipped kitchens, and free wifi are sure to please every member of your family. Many accommodations also offer outdoor play areas and board games for a night in. Whether you’re looking for a secluded holiday home to rent or a place right on the beach, you’ll be sure to find the perfect accommodation to meet your needs at the Whangarei Beaches.

Kauri Coast Day Trip

Located on the north-west coast of the North Island, a short drive from the Whangarei Beaches, the Kauri Coast is home to New Zealand’s ancient kauri trees. Nature lovers will be in awe of these huge trees which can live 1,000 years or longer. Tane Mahuta is believed to be the largest kauri tree alive today at an estimated 1200 to 2000 years old. Visitors can join a Maori guide for a twilight walk to learn about the Maori legends surrounding these ancient trees. Everyone in your travelling group will enjoy a day trip to the Kauri Coast to view these majestic trees on your holiday.