Discover the hidden treasure of the Kaipara harbour on SH 12.
Discover this hidden part of New Zealand, enjoy friendly service, delicious food & comfy accommodation and a taste of the real New Zealand. Perfect weekend getaway from Auckland and a great stop over on the way to Tane Mahuta, Hokianga or the Bay of Islands on the Twin Coast Discovery highway.

For bookings contact – message us on Facebook give us a call at

the hotel on 09 431 7359 or on the Mobile 027 583 7776 or perhaps just drop in! 

Find Us!


From Auckland just 1 hr 50 mins  

Head North on State Highway 1. Past  Kaiwaka turn left onto State Highway 12 - signposted Dargaville. You will Paparoa in 15 minutes. The pub is on the south side of the village, just over the bridge.


From Whangarei 45 minutes

Just head south for 15 minutes and turn right on to the Mangapehi road, signposted Paparoa. There are great views of Paparoa as you drop down into the valley and you pass through beautiful farmland.


From Dargaville 40 minutes head south and travel through TokaToka and Ruawai and then the pub is on your right hand side just before you get into Paparoa.






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