For things to do while staying at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel in Paihia, the many exciting attractions and activities on offer around the Bay of Islands are right at your feet. We are a booking agent for Bay of Islands’ major trips and tours and are happy to assist our guests with sightseeing advice and bookings.
Waitangi Golf Club - Our home club (Phil is a club member) situated only minutes drive from the Swiss Chalet Motel. A stunning 18 hole course with fabulous sea views. We would be delighted to arrange your Tee times, golf cart and golf club hires if required.
Golf Northland - At least 10 golf clubs within 1hrs drive of the Swiss Chalet Motel including the world famous and beautiful Kauri Cliffs Golf Club (welcome to heaven on the edge of earth). We would be delighted to arrange Tee times, cart and club hire if required.
Waitangi Mountain Bike Park - Our own mountain bike trail with stages for all ages. Bring your bicycle and be prepared for some amazing scenery riding through our beautiful native bush.
New Zealand Cycle Trails - Be prepared for an amazing holiday experience when you ride one of the 23 Great Rides along the New Zealand Cycle Trails.
Showcasing some of New Zealand's most breathtaking scenery and diverse attractions, this free network of bike trails caters to passionate cyclists at all levels of fitness and experience.
Twin Coast Cycle Trail - Our local trail. One of New Zealands great rides. The Twin Coast Cycle Trail passes through some of New Zealands earliest European and Maori settlements in the Far North District.
For tour and bike hires contact Toptrail or Paihia Mountain Bikes.
Gabriel Steam Engine
The Bay of Islands Vintage Railway Trust has restored the track from Kawakawa as far as Taumarere making it one of the longest heritage railway lines in New Zealand.
Other things to do close by
Within 3-30 min drive