Doubtless Bay & Karikari Peninsula

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Maitai Bay on the Karikari Peninsula

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Doubtless Bay

A diverse kiwi holiday paradise with beach after beach of luxurious caramel and white sands inviting you to swim, snorkel, fish, sail and watch the Dolphins and the Orca out in the Bay.

Karikari Peninsula

On the Karikari peninsula you’ll find that Maitai Bay, Whatuwhiwhi and Tokerau Beach are beautiful places to swim, dive, fish, walk or just laze about. Unforgettable.

A championship golf course, lodge, award winning vineyard are all part of the Carrington Resort and Karikari Estate.


Mangonui, the main village, is a quaint historic place settled in the early 1800’s by whalers, now dotted with vibrant waterfront cafes, restaurants and bars, craft and gift shops, a fascinating Heritage Trail and the “world famous” fish and chip shop poised above the water and serving the freshest fish caught that day off the boats now bobbing about outside the windows.

Coopers beach

Discover the pohutukawa lined golden sands where the waves are gentle and the swimming is safe. Sample the drippingly delicious ice cream at Cable Bay, known for its pink-sanded beach.


Marvel at the incredible collection of seafaring relics at the whaling museum and the array of unique vintage cars at the Vintage Museum.


A tropical paradise with white sands and palms trees - The Fiji of the Far North.