• Breakwater Motel Paihia
  • Birdseye view of Bay of Islands, New Zealand
  • Breakwater Motel Bay of Islands
  • Bay of Islands from Above
  • Streeview from Paihia Accommodation
  • Breakwater Motel from side

Our Location

Welcome to Paihia, at the heart of New Zealand's beautiful Bay of Islands

The Breakwater Motel is located along the Paihia beachfront, highlighting the accommodation's superior waterfront location.

Enjoy a three-minute waterfront walk to the town centre with restaurants, cafés, shops and the hubbub of the recently extended Paihia Wharf.

Breakwater Motel is also only 2km from the famous Waitangi Treaty Grounds, one of New Zealand’s most significant historical sites. The walk to the grounds is an easy 25 minute stroll along the beachfront.

Physical Address

Please see the map below.

1 Bayview Road
Paihia 0200
Bay of Islands, New Zealand

Contact Us  

Driving from Auckland (south of Paihia)

Drive time is approximately 3.5 hours from Auckland airport.

Take State Highway 1 north out of Auckland to Whangarei/North Shore. Continue to follow State Highway 1 for approximately 220kms.

At Kawakawa, continue onto State Highway 11. Continue to follow State Highway 11 for approximately 17kms.

Follow Marsden Road along Paihia's waterfront and turn left into Bayview Road.

Driving from Kaitaia (north of Paihia)

Drive time is approximately 1.5 hours from Kaitaia.

Take State Highway 10 south out of Kaitaia for approximately 87kms. Turn left into Black Bridge Road, State Highway 11. Travel for 13kms.

Turn right at the roundabout and follow Marsden Road on Paihia's waterfront. Take 3rd right into Bayview Road.