NZD 25 per night
NZD 25 per night
Bay Adventurer Apartments and Backpacker, Paihia, New Zealand

Bay Adventurer Apartments and Backpacker

Paihia, New Zealand - 28, Kings Road,

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Description - Motel

Free Swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Tennis courts, bikes, Kayak, TV Lounge with 42" plasma. We have a range of accommodation from dorm beds, private doubles, en-suite studios and 1 bedroom apartments, right up to a huge 2 bedroom apartment, great for small groups or larger families- it sleeps upto 9!

Lively center of Paihia, yet quiet and peaceful.

Free tour bookings, and groups welcome.

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The space
  • Property type: Motel
  • Guest rooms/units: 50
  • Year built: 2001
  • Renovated: 2004
  • Public classification: 4
Motel accommodations

Lowest price available: NZD 25 (New Zealand Dollar)

Apartment Double Female Dorm Handicap facility Male Dorm Mixed Dorm Private Double Quad Single Studio Triple Twin
  • Check-in: 1:00pm
  • Check-out: 10:00am

Motel amenities

Swimming pool, jacuzzi, bikes, Kayak, TV lounge, Tennis

Beach Bicycle rental Historic site Hot tub Internet access Internet wireless (charge) Laundry/valet service Linen included Parking (free) Pool (outdoor) Tennis Tour/sightseeing assistance

Room amenities

Studio Rooms Fully self-contained Studios sleep up to 4 people Television Ensuite bathroom Kitchenette - with cooktop and microwave All linen FREE - no extra costs for bed linen or towels Futon sofa Reading lamp Table & Chairs for 4 people Price from $85 to $150 per room (based on 2 people) Extra person $15/person/night NOTE: we have King Size Bed Studios (as pictured) & Double/Single Bunk Bed Studios - please specify which Studio you would prefer when booking

Private Rooms Single/Double/Twin/Triple Rooms - sleeps up to 3 people- double bed and single bunk over. Shared bathroom facilities - no ensuite Television Tea & Coffee making facilities Bed linen FREE - no extra costs for duvets Table & Chairs for 2 people Wardrobe or storage cupboard Full length mirror Price from $65 to $95 per room (based on 2 people) Extra person $15/person/night

Shared dormitory 6 or 7 beds per room Double beds for couples available in dormitory rooms also Female only 6 share rooms Mixed 6 or 7 share rooms Bed linen FREE - no extra costs for duvets Lockers to secure valuables (padlocks available to purchase) Reading lights for each individual bed Full length mirrors Each room has windows and a sliding door opening out onto the deck Large, clean communal bathroom facilities Fully equipped modern communal kitchen and lounge area Price from $25 to $27 per person VIP & Nomads Discounts Apply

One Bedroom Apartments Fully self-contained One bedroom apartments sleep up to 6 or 7 people - Bedroom 1 Queen Size Bed, Bedroom 2 Double/Single Bunk Beds or Bedroom 1 & 2 Double/Single Bunk Beds Television Ensuite bathroom Kitchenette - with cooktop & microwave All linen FREE - no extra costs for bed linen or towels Futon sofa Reading lamp Table & Chairs for 4 people Price from $100 to $195 per room (based on 4 people) Extra person $15/person/night

Two Bedroom Apartment Fully self-contained - ideal for families & small groups Two bedroom apartment sleeps up to 8 people - Bedroom 1 Queen Size Bed, Bedroom 2 Double/Single Bunk Beds Large 29 inch Television & Video Player Full ensuite bathroom - with bath & shower Kitchen - with oven, cooktop, microwave and dishwasher! All linen FREE - no extra costs for bed linen or towels Private balcony Futon sofa Reading lamp Table & Chairs for 6 people Price from $150 to $320 per room (based on 4 people) Extra person $15/person/night



The Bay Adventurer is located in Paihia, the jewel of the magnificent Bay of Islands and offers a huge range of sightseeing attractions and activities to suit everyone's tastes and budgets!

We want to ensure that your Bay of Islands experience is enjoyable and memorable, the Bay Adventurer is the ideal place to be based for your Bay of Islands stay.

We can book and arrange any activities that take your interest in the beautiful Bay of Islands and beyond at no extra cost to you, right from the hostel reception!

"Really nice stay. Great friendly service at this backpackers hostel. Awesome little town. Thank you for having us." B Cunningham, 2006

Top 3 Things to Do in the Bay of Islands & Northland

1. Swim with the Dolphins
2. Day Sail the Bay of Islands
3. Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach

If you are looking for one tour package that has ALL top 3 activities, check out the Combo Tour!

The 144 islands in the Bay are absolutely magical and you cannot experience the Bay of Islands without seeing them! Talk to one of our team members to choose a cruise that will best suit your needs and interests. Some highlights/options available include:

* Large, modern Catamarans & Boats
* Hole in the Rock
* Island Stopovers - enjoy the scenic walks, swim, relax in the café
* Cape Brett Lighthouse
* Grand Cathedral Cave
* Visit picturesque Bays
* You may see seals, dolphins or even whales and endless bird and fish life
* Full Day & Half Day Options
Cape Reinga, Ninety Mile Beach & the Far North

If you visit the Bay of islands, seeing the northern tip of New Zealand is a must! It's a stunning part of the country, although it is accessible by car a far better option is an organised tour. Some options with an organised tour include:

* Pick up & Drop off from the Bay Adventurer
* Sandboarding the Giant Sand Dunes
* Visit the Mighty Kauri Trees
* See the 'Meeting of the Two Seas' the Tasman & Pacific Oceans
* Tapotupotu Bay Stopover - enjoy the surf, swim, relax on the beach
* Fish 'n' Chips (extra cost)
* Local Driver/Guide to entertain & inform you
Swimming with Dolphins

The Bay of Islands in a fantastic place to experience the awe of swimming amongst wild dolphins in the open sea. Enjoy this ultimate marine adventure and get up close and personal with this amazing creatures of the sea. Some options available include:

* Wetsuits, snorkels, masks & fins are provided
* Dolphin Sighting Guarantees (these vary according to the company)
* Complimentary hot drinks & showers
* Island visit
* Safe, fast, modern vessels
* Experienced, local staff
Day Sailing

The Bay of Islands offers one of the best cruising grounds in New Zealand and several boats will take you on a leisurely sail with a stop at one of the islands for lunch. Some trips offer the following:

* Activities: kayaking, snorkelling, swimming, island stopovers, walks, sunbathing, swimming
* Lunch on board (extra cost)
* Licensed bar on board (varies per boat/company)

The Bay of Islands is also one of New Zealand's most culturally significant and historic places. A visit to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds is a must, learn about the history of the area and experience stunning views of the Bay from the grounds.

For something special, the Culture North Night Show is an awesome multimedia presentation of the history and culture of Maori and European in New Zealand. Entertaining, educational and a unique experience in the Bay of Islands.

Northland is the birthplace of New Zealand and a great place to experience an authentic Maori experience.
Other Bay of Islands Tours & Activities

Sky Diving, Quad Biking, Horse Riding and Fishing - all are spectacular done from the Bay of islands, for more details ask one of our team members at the office.

There are a number of wonderful walks in the area, for more information and directions just ask one of our Bay Adventurer team members.

"It was the best time I ever, ever had. The air is so fresh and the place is so clean, peaceful and nice. People here are so kind. I enjoyed it very much, thanks." Eoyte 2006

Dive the Canterbury Wreck

Get up to the Bay of Islands, spend the weekend and get out to Deepwater Cove at Cape Brett and dive the retired navy frigate HMNZS Canterbury.

We can also arrange your diving experiences on the Rainbow Warrior and the Poor Knights Marine Reserve, ask at the office for details and forward bookings to secure your place.

Points of interest
  • Waitangi treaty grounds 3km
  • Beach 100m
  • Main Wharf for cruises 400m
  • Russell(1st capital of NZ ) 4km by boat
  • Early European landings site 300m
  • Te Tii Marae 2km

Food and drink
Eating out
Beach House
Best Pizza!
Too Many To Mention
30 to choose from

Price details

NZD 25 - 140 per night (New Zealand Dollar)

Seasonal variations

Credit cards accepted on location: VisaMasterCard

Available discounts

Group discounts, long term discounts, please contact us for details

Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

48 hours cancellation notice required.

Location - Motel

28, Kings Road,
New Zealand  0247

Latitude: -35.28618, Longitude: 174.09477

How to get there

Kings road is opposite the beach at the southern end of the village. Take the first left when the road arives on the beach front in Paihia.
If arriving by bus, tell the driver where you are staying and he will drop you off here.

Bus, car, air

Nearest airport: Kerikeri (KKE) 25km