2021 Local Activities

GET OUT & ABOUT, GET ACTIVE before, during or after the conference

 


Kaikohe to Okaihau trail and Tunnel Taster
A 14km ride afternoon excursion – pick up from conference hotel at a specific time or drive to Kaikohe to start the cycle – a custom offer for D9910 conference Rotarians. The operator suggests afternoon tea at a local café/restaurant in Kaikohe can be included after the ride.

For those seeking a longer ride try the trail Kaikohe to Okaihau back to Okaihau – 28kms riding instead of shuttling back. The operator has offered to create a package for this excursion just for us.

www.toptrail.co.nz/tours/opua-kaikohe-self-guided

Special Rotary offer 5% OFF pp for Top Trail, for groups of 6 or more 10% OFF. Offer valid for conference weekend through to 6 months post conference. Specific dates can be arranged direct with the operator.


Cook to Kupe 5 days 5 nights all inclusive Ebike tour – taking you from the spectacular East Coast at Waitangi Treaty Grounds to the dramatic West Coast in the Hokianga and then back again, perfect for the active holiday maker out there! Our flagship Cook to Kupe tour we retrace some of the steps these 2 explorers took.

Special Rotary offer 5% OFF pp– valid for 6 months post conference and 1 month prior to conference. Obviously not something during the conference but special departures can be arranged.

www.northlandexperiences.co.nz

Contact: Anika Whapshott Top Trail info@toptrail.co.nz M 021 124 0382


Footprints Waipoua & Manea Footprints of Kupe

Manea tells of Kupe’s arrival in Aotearoa marking the beginning of New Zealand’s human history. Hokianga is the place Kupe secured for his descendants before returning to Hawaiki. His descendants share a 75-minute multi-sensory journey of guided storytelling – through large scale artworks, film, performance, digital interaction. One hour drive from Waitangi and well worth the excursion during the conference or consider a travelling via the west coast to or from the conference.

Special Rotary offer 20% OFF valid to 30 April
https://maneafootprints.co.nz/experiences/the-footprints-of-kupe-experience-20off/

Kids go free – https://maneafootprints.co.nz/experiences/the-footprints-of-kupe-experience-kidsgofree/

Contact: Reservations M 021 221 2768 Footprints Waipoua & Manea Footprints of Kupe Hokianga, Northland.  https://explorehokianga.co.nz/


Cruise around the Bay of Islands with Fullers Great Sights

Fullers Great Sights Bay of Islands offers the most extensive range of Bay of Islands cruises. See all the top Bay of Islands attractions, like the famous Hole in the Rock, beautiful islands and the Cape Brett Peninsula, as well as dolphins, whales and other marine life or cruise to a secluded island and discover its secrets. Cruises depart daily from Paihia and Russell.

Special Rotary offer 10% OFF. Authorisation code Rotary10. Offer valid to 20 Dec 2021   https://www.dolphincruises.co.nz/

Contact: Reservations phone 09 402 7421  reservations@fullersgreatsights.co.nz


The Duke of Marlborough Russell

Refreshing Rascals and Reprobates since 1827. Located on the waterfront of Russell in the Bay of Islands, the Duke of Marlborough Hotel offers an outstanding restaurant, accommodation and event venue. Holding New Zealand’s first liquor licence, this historical beauty has been lovingly restored and offers her visitors a great place to relax, unwind and watch the world go by.

Come and visit us in Russell – stay for lunch, stay for dinner or stay the night.

Special Rotary offer 15% OFF accommodation only by calling 09 403 7829 and quote the word “Rotary” offer valid to 20 Dec 2021.

Contact: Reservations phone 09 403 7829 The Duke 35 The Strand, Russell. www.theduke.co.nz


Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Right next door to the conference venue is the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, one of New Zealand’s most important historic sites.

The award-winning Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi six immersive audio-visual experiences, and two large interactive touchscreens to tell the stories of Waitangi and the Treaty document.

The recently opened Te Rau Aroha, commemorates the service to the country by the Maori Battalion, and earlier wars (New Zealand War, and Boer war) www.waitangi.org.nz


The Landing

A small luxury villa property operation. Has a small tasting room at the winery offer experiences for local guests to come and visit the property for wine tastings

Packages are designed to provide transport via boat from Paihia, Russell, Waitangi or Kerikeri inlet (tide depending) avoids the need to drive after tasting our wines.

Click here for details The Landing Wine Experiences. The pricing is available year-round, subject to availability.

Contact: Contact Reservations: info@thelandingnz.com


Mustang Wine Escape Tour

Explore the wineries of Northland in a Mustang GT convertible and discover the birthplace of the wine industry in New Zealand. Let us do the driving and take you to taste some of the award-winning wines that can be found in the Bay of Islands.

The “Wine Escape” visits cellar doors of at least three of Northland’s vineyards allowing you to taste their award-winning wines and experience the Bay of Islands while being driven through our fabulous countryside, farmland and historic settlements.

All wineries have been carefully chosen to provide a different experience with organic, modern and old school wines to try.

https://kiwitours.rezdy.com/284750/mustang-wine-escape-4-hour-private-wine-tour


Silver Jewellry Workshop

Looking to experience a new skill and have something to take home that you created? Working with solid silver create your own pendant, ring or earrings that you will be proud to wear.

Small private groups of four maximum ensure you have all the attention you deserve. Ideal as a bonding activity for families or businesses, wedding party leadup activities, or something to do that doesn’t involve a boat, fishing or walking.

Based in the outskirts of Russell with plenty of parking on site. An easy 15-min walk, 5 min bike ride or 3-min car trip from the wharf. Complimentary pickup from the Russell Wharf included if you want to make it even easier.

Go Rogue! Rogue Pony – Rides Beyond the Ordinary Phone 0800 ROGUE PONY 0800 764 837

Special Rotary offer 10% OFF: both Rogue Pony Tours offer valid until 20 Dec 2021 https://www.roguepony.co.nz/

Contact: Mark Williamson mark@roguepony.co.nz  M 021 409 940


OFFER VALID UNTIL 30 APRIL 2021– Highly recommended
Footprints Waipoua & Manea Footprints of Kupe Manea tells of Kupe’s arrival in Aotearoa marking the beginning of New Zealand’s human history. Hokianga is the place Kupe secured for his descendants before returning to Hawaiki.

His descendants share a 75-minute multi-sensory journey of guided storytelling – through large scale artworks, film, performance, digital interaction. One hour drive from Waitangi and well worth the excursion during the conference or consider a travelling via the west coast to or from the conference.
Special Rotary offer 20% OFF valid to 30 April
https://maneafootprints.co.nz/experiences/the-footprints-of-kupe-experience-20off/
Kids go free
https://maneafootprints.co.nz/experiences/the-footprints-of-kupe-experience-kidsgofree/
Contact: Reservations M 021 221 2768 Footprints Waipoua & Manea Footprints of Kupe
Hokianga, Northland
https://explorehokianga.co.nz/
OFFERS VALID UNTIL 10 OCTOBER 2021
Kaikohe to Okaihau trail and Tunnel Taster
A 14km ride afternoon excursion – pick up from conference hotel at a specific time or drive
to Kaikohe to start the cycle – a custom offer for D9910 conference Rotarians. The
operator suggests afternoon tea at a local café/restaurant in Kaikohe can be included after the ride.
For those seeking a longer ride try the trail Kaikohe to Okaihau back to Okaihau – 28kms riding instead of shuttling back. The operator has offered to create a package for this excursion just for us. www.toptrail.co.nz/tours/opua-kaikohe-self-guided
Special Rotary offer 5% OFF pp for Top Trail, for groups of 6 or more 10% OFF. Offer
valid for conference weekend through to 6 months post conference. Specific dates can be arranged directly with the operator.
Cook to Kupe
Five days, five nights all-inclusive E-bike tour – taking you from the spectacular East Coast at Waitangi Treaty Grounds to the dramatic West Coast in the Hokianga and then back
again, perfect for the active holiday maker out there! On our flagship Cook to Kupe tour we retrace some of the steps these two explorers took.
Special Rotary offer 5% OFF pp– valid for 6 months post conference.
www.northlandexperiences.co.nz
Contact: Anika Whapshott Top Trail info@toptrail.co.nz M 021 124 0382

OFFERS VALID UNTIL 20 DECEMBER 2021
Silver Jewellery Workshop
Looking to experience a new skill and have something to take home that you created?
Working with solid silver create your own pendant, ring or earrings that you will be proud to wear.
Small private groups of four maximum ensure you have all the attention you deserve. Ideal as a bonding activity for families or businesses, wedding party leadup activities, or
something to do that doesn’t involve a boat, fishing or walking.
Based in the outskirts of Russell with plenty of parking on site. An easy 15-min walk, 5 min bike ride or 3-min car trip from the wharf. Complimentary pickup from the Russell Wharf included if you want to make it even easier.

Go Rogue! Rogue Pony – Rides Beyond the Ordinary Phone 0800 ROGUE PONY 0800 764 837
Special Rotary offer 10% OFF:both Rogue Pony Tours offer valid until 20 Dec 2021
https://www.roguepony.co.nz/
Contact: Mark Williamson mark@roguepony.co.nz M 021 409 940

The Duke of Marlborough Russell
Refreshing Rascals and Reprobates since 1827. Located on the waterfront of Russell in the
Bay of Islands, the Duke of Marlborough Hotel offers an outstanding restaurant,
accommodation and event venue. Holding New Zealand’s first liquor licence, this historical
beauty has been lovingly restored and offers her visitors a great place to relax, unwind and
watch the world go by.
Come and visit us in Russell – stay for lunch, stay for dinner or stay the night.
Special Rotary offer 15% OFF accommodation only by calling 09 403 7829 and quote the
word “Rotary” offer valid to 20 Dec 2021.
Contact: Reservations phone 09 403 7829 The Duke 35 The Strand, Russell.
www.theduke.co.nz
Cruise around the Bay of Islands with Fullers Great Sights
Fullers Great Sights Bay of Islands offers the most extensive range of Bay of Islands cruises.
See all the top Bay of Islands attractions, like the famous Hole in the Rock, beautiful islands
and the Cape Brett Peninsula, as well as dolphins, whales and other marine life or cruise to
a secluded island and discover its secrets. Cruises depart daily from Paihia and Russell.
Special Rotary offer 10% OFF. Authorisation code Rotary10. Offer valid to 20 Dec 2021
https://www.dolphincruises.co.nz/
Contact: Reservations phone 09 402 7421 reservations@fullersgreatsights.co.nz