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Twin Coast Discovery Road Trip Northland & Bay of Islands

Butler Point Whaling Museum

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For heritage fans the Butler Point Whaling Museum located in a restored 1840s homestead is a highlight. The museum is part of a recognised Garden of Significance, magnificent pohutukawas and surrounds include a Pa site. The Whaling Museum has a restored fully equipped kauri whaleboat. Here is an opportunity to delve into a forgotten history. The Whaling Museum and 1840’s Historic House and gardens located In an arm of Doubtless Bay.  Butler Point is one of the areas of original Maori settlement of the Far North. Butler Point is a Heritage New Zealand site that preserves and interprets the whaling era, the way people lived, the way they worked, and the tools of the ocean hunt for the biggest prey in its unique Museum of New Zealand whaling.

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