The Whangarei Heads Peninsula is ideally located as the base for your stay in Northland.

Driving times to Whangarei Heads: Auckland City 2.5 hours
Auckland International Airport 3 hours
Whangarei 25 minutes
Northland regional Airport, Whangarei 20 minutes
To other Northland attractions: Opua, Bay of Islands 1 hour 20 minutes
Waipoua Forest 2 hours
Matakohe Kauri Museum 1 hour 30 minutes
Tutukaka Coast 1 hour

Driving times may vary with traffic conditions.


There are so many places to explore in Whangarei Heads, use this fantastic Northland Journeys map as a guide to this special part of the region and discover ‘Where Giants Gather’. Click the image below to download and print.

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