Anchorage Motel

The perfect place to anchor! Call (0204) 10 15 16 1 2 Marsden Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands, New Zealand.

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Driving Directions

Anchorage Motel is located at 2 Marsden Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands. The Bay of Islands is situated approximately 250km north of Auckland.

Toll Road

When travelling between Auckland and Northland you have a choice between using the Northern Gateway Toll Road – an extension of State Highway 1 – or one of the free alternatives. It costs $2 for a car to use the toll road and $4 for heavier transport.

The 7.5km toll road provides motorists with a more direct and safer route, with two lanes in each direction, and a time saving of up to nine minutes during off-peak periods. For more information go to the toll road website or to make a payment to use the toll road, click here >>

By Air

Air New Zealand Link

Operates daily flights from Auckland Airport to Kerikeri Airport. The flight time is approximately 45 minutes. A shuttle service is available from the airport to Anchorage Motel.

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By Coach


Operates a daily luxury express coach service from downtown Auckland to the Bay of Islands.

Intercity Website >>

By Car

The Bay of Islands is only 3.5 hours drive North of Auckland via State Highway 1. If you choose to travel via Waipoua forest (the largest Kauri forest in NZ) and home of “Tane Mahuta” add two hours onto the journey.

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