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.
Planning your stay in Russell? There are plenty of walking tracks right on your doorstep. Picking any of these amazing tracks, you’ll enjoy stunning views and an opportunity to see some of our native wildlife.
The Bay of Islands is world famous for fishing – since the early 1900s. If you’re heading out to drop a line, a fishing charter is your best option. Read our Guide.
We are always on the lookout for the best spots in the Bay of Islands for the perfect Instagram-worthy photo that expresses just how great the experience is up here.
New Zealand is home to some o spectacular big game fishing and the Bay of Islands is no exception.
New Zealand’s sunny Bay of Islands is a favourite holiday destination, but few people make it past the tourist centres of Paihia, Kerikeri and Russell.
The experts have voted, and yet again our beautiful shores have come up trumps! Need any more convincing?