In order to help visitors to the area, Whangarei has two Information Centres:
1) Te Manawa The Hub Information Centre is the nearest of the two to Whangarei Airport, and is situated in the heart of Whangarei, at The Town Basin
Phone: 64 9 430 1188
2) Whangarei i-Site Visitor Centre is located at the southern entrance to the city at Tarewa Park. It offers a free booking service for transport, accommodation, tours and activities and also provides stamps, phonecards, maps, and souvenirs.
The complex also has a delightful café and is home to the Department of Conservation Visitor Centre offering information and advice on all DOC camp sites and walking tracks.
Open everyday (except Christmas Day) 8.30am to 5.00pm weekdays
9.30am to 4.30pm weekends and public holidays.
December 27th to January 31st
8.30am to 6.30pm daily
If you are looking for information about the area before you visit, there is a comprehensive website designed to help visitors: