Take one of the Explore ferries out to the stunning Otehei Bay – go for a walk, lie on the beach, hire explore the bay by kayak or paddleboard, or simply kick back and relax at our beach café. Visit one of the beautiful islands of the Bay of Island – Urupukapuka. Learn about the Island’s rich history by visiting the Conservation Centre – all this easily accessed by taking an Explore ferry. Our ferries depart from the Paihia wharf regularly and provide you with the opportunity to sample of slice of island life. You can often encounter dolphins along the way, or see stingrays cruising the shallows on a warm day.
Alternatively take our tour out to the Hole in the Rock – “Discover the Bay” departs twice daily from Paihia Wharf and includes a visit to the Hole in the Rock, dolphin viewing, and an island stopover at Otehei Bay for a delicious kiwi barbecue lunch.