Delicious artisan food, local wine, organic produce, arts & crafts and more. Get to know our community through our farmers markets
Three days is just long enough to get a taste of some of the top sights and activities in the Bay of Islands that showcases nature, some history, and a splash of outdoor adventure.
Conditions in the Bay of Islands are perfect for ripening grapes. We guide you on the varieties available, top wineries to sample and their delicious restaurants to try while you’re here.
Where to hire kayaking gear for a short paddle, & how to book an all-day or night kayaking adventure, perhaps even mixing it up with fishing, waterfall gazing or dolphin spotting.
Glowworms can be found throughout New Zealand in damp, dark, overgrown places – and are always well worth the trip! Here are the top places to find them.
Want to learn to sail or upskill, or just have a day on the water in Paradise? Find out more about local charters and yacht hire and more…
Nail the catch of a lifetime in our world-renowned waters. Fish are abundant all year, including big game action. Find the top locations to throw a line, our world-class charters & other tips.
Waterfalls in NZ come in all shapes and sizes, catering to various fitness levels. The Bay of Islands and surrounding Northland has a truly stunning array of options, come rain or shine.
Walk, hike, trek or stroll? Getting outdoors on foot is a fabulous way to explore the best of the Bay of Islands. We’ve got a bunch of options for all fitness levels.
Heard magical things about swimming with wild dolphins in the Bay of Islands? You should believe them. Here’s all you need to know about your life-changing dolphin encounter.