We offer you luxury boutique accommodation complemented by history, charm and stunning panoramic views. The Clendon is situated at Okiato - the original capital of New Zealand, just a few minutes drive from the historic village of Russell.


Located on a private waterfront headland, you’ll enjoy views overlooking the bay towards Paihia and Waitangi. Relax at The Clendon and discover the magical tranquility of the Bay of Islands.

Northland has an abundant choice of tourist attractions and activities. Whether you are looking for adrenaline-pumping adventure or a relaxing game of golf, there is an activity or attraction to suit everyone.

Water activities include Sailing, Fishing, Walking, Island Cruises, Dinner cruises up the Waitangi river,  Dolphin spotting cruises, Paragliding and Diving, as well as many beautiful beaches to explore and enjoy. Get a birds eye view with a Scenic Helicopter Flight, or spend a day discovering Cape Reinga or the Hokianga by car or bus tour.

Russell’s Historic sights are well worth the visit, as are our local award winning Vineyards. Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Paihia are just a short ferry ride away. There are plenty of scenic walks and hikes, and The Clendon in located close to the start of the Okitato-Russell walking track, and a short walk away from the start of the Cycle Trail to Kawakawa & Lake Omapere.

We are more than happy to make bookings or enquiries for any tours on your behalf.

The Clendon has  a relaxed resort like atmosphere with plenty of outdoor seating areas, free Wi-fi, all only a short 7 minute drive from Russell.



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