Forget the snow or waves – sandboarding is where it’s at. Experience the epic Te Paki sand dunes – the highest in the Southern Hemisphere.
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.
On the Northernmost tip of the Aupouri Peninsula, you’ll find a remote spot where two oceans meet and Maori spirits return to their ancestral homeland.
One of the longest stretches of beach in New Zealand, 90 Mile Beach may not be exactly 90 miles long – but it’s not short on natural beauty or exciting things to do.
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.
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.
If you’re after a fix of New Zealand’s natural environment and want a relaxing time doing it, the Bay of Island’s is the perfect region for you and your family to explore.
Throw off your shoes and have a wade, or grab your kayak, fishing rod or snorkel and start exploring some of the best beaches in the world. Here are our top picks…