Russell Mini Tours
Minibus tour with commentary.
This small, modern museum has a well-presented Maori section, a large 1:5-scale model of Captain Cook’s Endeavour and a 10-minute video...
Run by the local marae society, Haratu brings authentic Maori art and craft to the Russell waterfront, most of which is available for...
Pub ‘round the Corner
A cool, cosy tavern with a beer garden and pool tables.
It’s a sausage-roll-and-custard-square kind of place, but it’s Russell’s best weekday breakfast option.
19 The Strand · interesting places nearby
Serving an imaginative take on Kiwi classics (lamb, beef and lots of seafood), the Gables occupies an 1847 building on the waterfront, built using whale vertebrae for foundations. Ask for a table by the windows for watery views.