Kerikeri KKE airport transfers & shuttles

Kerikeri Airport (KKE)

Tucked away in the Northland region of New Zealand, Kerikeri is a popular tourist spot and subtropical town with a colourful history. Once home to the powerful Maori chief Hongi Hika during the 1800s, the town was the site of the second mission station in New Zealand, and is often called the 'Cradle of the Nation' due to the area's rich history. Today, Kerikeri is home to some of the country's oldest buildings, with both the Mission Station and the Stone Store dating back to the 19th century. Being in the Bay of Islands, just a three-hour drive from the Auckland city, humble Kerikeri draws many visitors with its boutique wineries, interesting art galleries, vibrant restaurants and markets. Ensure your trip to or from Kerikeri gets off to the best start by booking your airport transfer on today.

Also known as Bay of Islands Airport, Kerikeri Airport is the gateway to New Zealand's Mid North, handling more than 85,000 passengers every year with scheduled flights operating to Auckland. The airport is located just five kilometres from Kerikeri town and is home to the Bay of Islands Aero Club, pilot training courses, and the Bay of Islands Coastguard's aerial unit, among others. Book your airport transfer on so you can simply step off your flight and get straight to your destination.

Kerikeri Airport operates one passenger terminal, and uses a manual check-in process for all flights. The airport lounge is accessible to all passengers, while the outside seating area is a perfect spot to watch planes take off. For those wanting a quick snack, there is also a cafe that offers food and beverages.

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Top things to do in and around Kerikeri

  • Visit the Stone Store, the country's oldest stone building, which dates back to 1832. It was built by Australian convict William Parrott and was originally a Missionary Society warehouse, but had other roles over time, including being a trading post and library.
  • Explore the Kerikeri Mission Station, or the Kemp House, New Zealand's oldest surviving house.
  • Learn of the region's fascinating stories in nearby Rewa's Village, a full scale replica of a pre-European Maori fishing village.
  • Stroll the Kororipo Pa Historic Walk, soak up the beautiful scenery and learn the history of this coastal fishing village, which was a base for Hongi Hika.
  • Hike along the serene Kerikeri River Track, and check out the magnificent Wharepuke and Rainbow Falls on your way.
  • Head to Aroha Island, a sanctuary located 12 kilometres from Kerikeri, to witness native wildlife including the rare North Island Brown Kiwi, and explore the exotic mangroves native to the area
  • Swim under the waterfall at Charlie's Rock, a favourite swimming spot for locals.
  • Visit The Parrot Place, a Bird Display and Breeding Centre with almost 300 bird species from all around the world.

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