Kaitaia is a great base for exploring the unspoilt landscape of the Far North.
Famous around the world for the trip up the 90 Mile Beach, to play on the sand dunes at Te Paki before arriving at the tip of New Zealand to see the vista of Cape Reinga.
At the Beachcomber Lodge & Backpacker you can find affordable, comfortable tourist and family accommodation in central Kaitaia. Hidden away, our own special cultural centre “Te Ohonga – The Awakening”, our gathering place.
We have 16 spacious ground-floor units, some with tea/coffee facilities, ensuite & freeview TV. Free Wi-Fi, BBQ, guest laundry, tour desk, off-street parking for cars & motorbikes. Walk to restaurants and shops. Tours to Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach depart daily from the Lodge ($50) includes lunch and sand boards.
Discover Beautiful beaches at Ahipara, Karikari Peninsula and Doubtless Bay. Check out our Saturday market, bone and greenstone carvings, paintings, flax weaving and ancient kauri woodwork. Action-pack your day with quad bikes, blokarting, sand boarding, kite surfing, horse trekking, diving, hunting plus more.