The Pioneer Waterfront Apartments are centrally located in Paihia, gateway to the Bay of Islands and the main wharf/maritime centre is only three to 5 minutes stroll.

Pioneer Waterfront Apartments are only 20 minutes drive from Kerikeri and 1 hour from Whangarei.

If you are travelling to New Zealand by plane, Auckland International and Domestic Airports are about 4 hours (250km) drive away from the Bay of Islands depending on traffic flows in Auckland City.

Bus services run regularly from downtown Auckland to the Bay of Islands and Paihia.

Domestic flights are to Bay of Islands/Kerikeri Airport with either, Air New Zealand or Salt Air the local Bay of Islands airline company.  Both airlines have regular services … Air New Zealand from Auckland Domestic Terminal and Salt Air provides a shuttle service from Auckland’s down town waterfront to Auckland’s North Shore Air Field for their flight services to Bay of Islands / Kerikeri Airport.

All flights are met by a local door to door shuttle vans and/or taxi services to Paihia.