The Bay of Islands is an elegant, vast and stunning district on the beautiful east coast of Northland, New Zealand. The 144 subtropical islands are centred around the main hub of and here you can find most of the water-based activities of the area. Go out on a cruise to check out the wildlife or the breathtaking scenery. Go swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking and sailing. Across the water from Paihia is Russell, the first capital of New Zealand which is surrounded by history. Inland are the towns of Kerikeri, where there are heaps of natural features, historical sites and great food to experience, not to mention the array of award-winning wineries to indulge in.
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What's on at the bay
- 27 October 2023 - 15 December 2023
As the warmer weather approaches, Paihia Mountain Bikes is thrilled to announce the – at the stunning Waitangi Mou...
- 1 December 2023 - 22 January 2024
Cinema Kororareka Russell Town Hall We’ve a great lineup of highly rated films for your fun and entertainment at...