There are many great local walks around the Bay of Islands that would suit your time ashore. Most of these walks are featured on your local maps available from your Paihia I-site representative on board the ship or from any of the Bay of Islands Ambassadors at Waitangi Wharf or around Paihia Village. Look for the people wearing the turquoise shirts! These maps are also available from the Bay of Islands I-site located at Paihia Wharf.
Paihia – Opua Coastal Walkway (featuring Mangrove boardwalk). Approx. 3 hours return from Paihia beach starting point.
Paihia School Road Bush Trail to Lookout approx. 1 hour return from start of trail.
Waitangi – Haruru Falls (featuring Mangrove boardwalk and blue heron colony) approx. 3 hours return from start of trail
Russell Flagstaff Hill Walk (approx. 1 hour return from Russell Wharf)
Russell Long Beach Walk (approx. 1 hour return from Russell Wharf)
Waitangi – Paihia beach front walk (approx. 1 hour return from Waitangi Wharf (tender drop off point).
Island Walks – For information on how to access some stunning island walks please visit: