At Pagoda Lodge

Tranquil river with several swimming holes
Contemplative and creative gardens
Many life sized Buddhas and Stupas
The River View Deck has a full marquee, gazeebo and barbeque facilities for all guests to enjoy. Deck includes cafe style seating and lovely views of river, Inlet and Heritage Site.
Swimming from our jetty

Local Walking Trails & Waterfalls
Te Araroa and other walking trails adjacent to Pagoda Lodge lead to the historic Stone Store, Hongi Hika Reserve and Pa Site and three waterfalls including Rainbow Falls, Wairoa Stream Waterfall and Charlie's Rock Waterfall. (Link)
The Hongi Hika Reserve is an 8 minute walk via public walking trail next to Lodge. Stone Store and Honey Cafe 10 minute walk from Lodge.

Two good restaurants are within walking-distance and many others, as well as local markets, are just a short drive away. Kerikeri has some very good restaurants and cafes offering a wide variety of food. We are happy to offer recommendations.

Hongi Hika’s Pa Site and Northland's famous Heritage Basin
The Hongi Hika Recreation Reserve and Pa Site is opposite our grounds, and can be viewed from the main deck. A short walk away using the public walking trail that begins adjacent to the lodge, you can explore:
The Pa-site of the famous Warrior Chief, Hongi Hika (8 minute walk)
The Stone Store Basin (oldest stone building in New Zealand) (10 minute walk)
The adjacent Cultural Maori village (15 minute walk)

Other Local Attractions. Kerikeri is the central hub of the Bay of Islands & offers a wide range of activities
Excellent cafes and shops
World class Arts Centre
Art, food and wine trails
Chocolate factory and café
Farmers markets with local produce, crafts and food
Pristine beaches, sailing and surfing
Island cruises (Fullers and others)
Swim with dolphins
Scuba and Wreck-diving (Rainbow Warrior and more)
Therapeutic, Natural Hot Pools
Golf (such as Kauri Cliffs, a world class course)
Skydiving and quad biking
Horse trekking
The Parrot Place
Great day trips (to scenic Hokianga and Cape Reinga, via 90 mile beach)