Opua Motel - Location
Directions to Opua Motel located in the Bay of Islands
GPS Reference: Latitude -35.3142 Longitude 174.1154
- By Car: Opua is a 3 hour drive from Auckland. Take State Highway 1 and head north. Opua is situated 12km north of Kawakawa on State Highway 11. Watch out for the Opua Motel sign situated 4km from the turnoff. Take the Opua/Russell ferry turnoff (which is 5km south of Paihia) and which is clearly signposted. You will find the Opua Motel just 100m down the road on the right-hand side at the top of the hill. It is can easily be seen from the road. Take care driving on our roads as they wind through the bush clad hills to bring you to your destination.
- By Bus: Northliner has a good bus service from Auckland which will drop you off at "Opua Hill". Pickup from bus by arrangement or its just a short walk down Franklin St (100m).
- By Plane: Fly Air New Zealand to Kerikeri, pick up a shuttle at the airport and you will be here in 30 minutes.
Opua Motel is proudly New Zealand owned, operated and hosted by Leah Houghton. Leah offers a warm welcome to all travellers. You will be reassured by her gentle manner and friendly smile. "I moved to the Bay after a lifetime in Auckland city, and have never looked back! I love the freedom of working for myself, meeting such interesting people and find personal inspiration every day in the natural beauty that surrounds us here."