Butterfly Bay - Location & Driving Directions

Getting there.

Air New Zealand operate 4 flights daily from Auckland to Kerikeri during the week and three times a day at weekends.

This is a 45 minute flight.

Butterfly Bay is approximately a 35 minute drive from Kerikeri airport.

Budget and Avis car rentals are available from Kerikeri airport.  Prior reservations are necessary.


Driving to Butterfly Bay from Kerikeri airport.

From Kerikeri airport drive 32.5 kms north on State Highway 10,  until reaching the one way bridge past Kaeo township.

At the bridge take the road to Whangaroa for 4 kms until reaching a junction.  Turn right and follow this road for 7.3 kms to the Tauranga Bay turnoff on the left hand side.

Approx. 2.7 kms on the left is the entrance to Butterfly Bay.