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We invite you to visit the Bay of Islands and stay at North Base, conveniently located in a quiet residential part of Paihia just a five-minute walk to town and the beach.

North Base offers two accommodation options. On the top level North Base House has four bedrooms – three double and one bunk x 4, sleeping up to ten guests and each with its own bathroom. At ground level is North Base Apartment: one double bedroom plus pull-out couch in the lounge area, and a detached cabin with double bed and its own toilet & washbasin.

Whether you have a large family group seeking fun time together or a couple looking for a quiet Bay of Islands getaway, you’ll be pleased you based yourself at our place.



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What Our Guests Say

“Beautiful home with amazing views of Paihia. Our whanau really enjoyed our time despite how short it was. We are really looking forward to staying again. The highlight was being so close to the beach.”

Zarrah, December 2021

“Well laid out, clean and with everything you’ll need for a fantastic stay in Paihia. Really well located! Thanks Robert

Emily, January 2021

“An amazing place to explore the Bay of Islands from. Would definitely stay here again.”

Annette, January 2021

“Awesome location and a comfortable stay in Paihia. Dinner on the deck with fantastic views was a bonus, as was the extra carparking availability at the school. Cleaner was lovely and helpful”

Charlotte, January 2021

“Great spot with excellent views. Plenty of deck space for the family to relax and enjoy conversation and a barbecue. Very close to all amenities. Very clean with all the conveniences at hand, excellent for a group of friends or family.”

Joanne, December 2020

“Great place. Well equipped and comfortable beds. Kids loved the school playground being right across the road. Would recommend!”

Kirstin, November 2020