Attractions in Whangarei are vast there is an extensive range of entertainment and attractions. If you are coming for a large event or competition, then Motel Sierra is located a short walk from Kensington Stadium and a 5-minute drive from the centre of Whangarei city. We are also close to Tonic restaurant, Whangarei Quarry Gardens and the beautiful Bay of Islands (50min drive north).
- Kensington Stadium (ASB Leisure Centre) – Badminton, indoor bowls, expos, volley ball, basket ball, table tennis and Café.
- Netball Courts.
- International Hockey Turfs and Stadium.
- Athletics grounds.
- Rugby and Soccer grounds.
- Cricket grounds.
- Gym and Aerobics Centre (casual rates available).
- Kids Playground.
- Whangarei Town Basin – marina, cafés/restaurants, galleries, shops, walkway.
- Whangarei Falls, Mair Park and A H Reed Memorial Kauri Walkway.
- Whangarei Quarry Gardens and Whangarei Craft Quarry.
- Kiwi North, Whangarei Museum and Heritage Park.
- Tutukaka Coast and Whangarei Heads beaches.
- Golf courses – many within an easy drive of Motel Sierra.