Kerikeri is situated in the Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand.  Mary and William's is located near Kerikeri.
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Kerikeri, in the glorious Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Kerikeri is situated in the heart of the world famous Bay of Islands in Northland, New Zealand. Kerikeri was voted “Top New Zealand Small Town” for 2000 and is internationally renowned for its superb sailing waters and top class blue water fishing.

Kerikeri is the birthplace of the nation with the historic Stone Store and the oldest home in New Zealand at Kemp House. Enjoying a warm subtropical microclimate it is the home of citrus groves, kiwifruit and other orchards, and is famous for its art and crafts.

Being only a three-hour drive from Auckland and 60 minute drive to Whangarei, Kerikeri is a vibrant fast-growing developing town with a strong economic base and a sophisticated cosmopolitan population. It is an ideal centre for exploring the riches of the Far North with many harbours, beaches, forests, golf courses all just a short drive away.

Kerikeri has a full range of business and personal amenities. Its international community provides a cosmopolitan atmosphere and a wide range of over 100 community, sporting, cultural and religious groups. Kerikeri also offers a complete range of shops and services including two supermarkets.

The world renowned citrus, fruit and vegetable growers also offer fresh produce, including organic, as gate sales and at a great Sunday Market in the middle of town. Food outlets include more than 15 restaurants and cafes.

Educational opportunities include two public and three private schools and one polytechnic in Kerikeri

The Bay Of Islands Golf Club, Kerikeri is known nationally as an excellent course.

There is a full range of marine-based clubs covering fishing, boating, diving and surfing. Modern marina facilities are located at Doves Bay and Opua.

Kerikeri Airport provides sealed day/night operation with several scheduled services each day to Auckland International Airport. Flight time on these services is 35 minutes.

Paihia and Russell are nearby tourist centres providing a wide range of accommodation, restaurants, cafes and tourist services.

Our Climate

The Far North enjoys a subtropical climate. A typical summer has long spells of sunshine, warm balmy evenings and runs from November to early April, January and February are the hottest months. Winters are mostly mild.

To contact us, call + 64 9 407 1117 or +64 21 722 938
Or use our contact form .

To make a booking at William and Mary's luxury boutique self contained accommodation in Kerikeri, click here.

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