Whangarei Heads

If you dream of living in a stunning coastal area with a fabulous outdoor lifestyle, then moving to Whangarei Heads is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

Situated just 30 minutes away from Whangarei at the end of a peninsula lies the majestic beauty of Whangarei Heads. Set in a beautiful, rural landscape, the area has 3,500 permanent residents with that figure swelling to well over that in the summer months.

Find out more on the Whangarei Heads Tourism and Discover Whangarei Heads websites.

What the Heads has to offer you…

Outdoor lifestyle that is second to none

Do you love the great outdoors? Moving to Whangarei Heads will open up a whole range of outdoor activities for you and your family. Stunning nature walks, great campsites, fabulous fishing – and it’s all right on your doorstep! Within a few minutes travel you have access to a number of nature walks ranging from easy to difficult.

The Bream Head walk is a popular trail, which winds up a fairly steep track to the lighthouse. Keen walkers are rewarded by breathtaking views all along the trail, and if you’re lucky, you may even spot one of the native Robins which were released mid-2016.


Abundance of Watersports

Whangarei Harbour is a haven for people who love their watersports. Almost every day of the year people are out on the harbor in watercraft of all kinds. These waters are popular with kayakers, paddle boarders, sailors, fishers – the list goes on! There are plenty of places around the Heads which offer easy access to the water making this a popular area for many water-loving Kiwis!

The beaches are also perfect for families, as most of them are safe for swimming for people of all abilities.

If you love surf beaches, then Ocean Beach is a great place to surf or walk the dog. The views from this beach are second to none – you really will feel like you’re in paradise.

Parua Bay Village

Parua Bay is the gateway to Whangarei Heads and the conveniently located village centre is always bustling with life. Here you will find a Four Square, petrol station, hairdresser, fresh food co-op, café, Medical Centre, bakery and bottle shop – all the necessities just a few minutes away!

The famous Parua Bay Pub is definitely worth a visit. Enjoy a drink and a meal from this great waterfront location.

A Cultured Lifestyle

Moving to Whangarei Heads is not just for those of you who love the outdoors – this picturesque area is home to a number of artists, many of whom open their studios to the public. From glassblowers to portrait and landscape painters, this area is humming with creativity. Every year at Easter, the Whangarei Heads Arts Trail showcases the creative talents of resident artists and is a wonderful way to explore the artistic vibe of the area.

If you’re looking at selling up and moving to Whangarei Heads, then goodGround Real Estate can assist you with finding your new home. We’re experts in Northland real estate – whether you want a stunning beach-front home, a small farm cottage or a lifestyle block, we have all the best listings to check out!

Moving to Whangarei Heads will give you the lifestyle you’ve always wanted!

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