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Best things to do in Dargaville

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Point of Interest
“It’s an incredible thought that he is 2000 plus years old & he is so stately & beUtiful that you can’t get this close & not visit him”
12 locals recommend
Park
“Waipoua Forest is a beautiful place and very serene. Strolling through has a calming effect and is quite relaxing.”
8 locals recommend
Establishment
“There is a lot of history here at Dargaville Museum which also depicts a Settlers scene outside along with views of the Northern Wairoa River. The Kaipara Vintage Machinery club is also up at Harding Park, so the two places can be visited in one day if need be.”
3 locals recommend
Subpremise
“Waipoua Forest - King of the Forest, the largest remaining Kauri tree, 2000 yrs old and just a short walk from the road and set in beautiful native forest. 2 hrs drive from home.”
4 locals recommend
Cafe
“It is a popular restaurant where you do not have to partake of a meal. You can have a muffin and coffee if you choose.”
5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Omamari - Interesting inland natural lakes with fresh cool water and white sandy beach, perfect on a hot day. 136km...1hr 48 min from home”
4 locals recommend
Establishment
1 local recommends
Establishment
“Handy for everyday items, takeaway hot food, alcohol, dine in or take out. All the usual things a beach store sells. Paintings by local artist, places to see.”
2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
1 local recommends
Store
“You will probably pop in to have a look and end up spending hours here facinated and entertained.”
3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A walking track with breathtaking views over the coastline. 2 to 3 hours av return”
2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
1 local recommends
Natural Feature
2 locals recommend
Administrative Area Level 1
“Bay of Islands is a favourite place for holidaymakers & yachties from around the world. Secluded bays, incredible scenery, and plenty of opportunity for fun, adventure, relaxation & excellent fishing.”
1 local recommends
Establishment
“Serves the best Fish 'n' Chips in the North only 10 minutes drive towards Dargaville.”
2 locals recommend