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.
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.
There’s something utterly romantic about this small township, a historic seaside setting full of cafes, art galleries, and family activities.
Paihia is the perfect place to get amongst it in the Bay – whether you’re a single backpacker or part of a large family group. Here are some tips on how to make the most of it.
When we weren’t wining and dining at The Duke’s waterfront restaurant, we were essentially doing the same on the water, which of course the Bay of Islands is best known for.
This post was originally published by Lindy Laird in nzherald.co.nz, 25th September 2016. With a panorama of islands, sea and sky laid out in front of me, I admire the view from high above Rawhiti and Oke Bay. From here I can see the Cavalli Islands to the north; faint sounds rise from the boats painting […]