Local Attractions.

  • Whangarei Airport.

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).

Motel Sierra is located only a 4-5 minute walk from Kensington Stadium and Sports Grounds.
  •  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).
  •  Café.
  •  Kids Playground.
Whangarei’s Top Attractions include:
  • 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.