Sailing in the Bay of Islands is one of those must-do’s in life: there are 144 islands to explore, with pristine waters, stunning sheltered inlets and peninsulas to discover, as well as forest and wildlife galore.
A day trip to Urupukapuka Island is a chance to stretch your legs but also see and hear some of our weird and wonderful native birds, which are thriving.
Paihia has no shortage of gorgeous food and top-notch atmosphere when dining out. We’ve put together a list of 10 of the best restaurants in Paihia to help you find that perfect dining experience.
The Bay of Islands is an epic destination for families with toddlers and babies. From pohutukawa-lined beaches, ferry rides, ice creams, nature walks, farmers markets and animals there is something for every member of the family.