Experience the history of the birthplace of New Zealand

Visiting museums and historical areas, or taking a heritage tour are among the best ways of learning about the rich history of the Bay of Islands. Learn about and experience the lifestyle of the Ngāpuhi tribe. The largest tribe in the area, Ngāpuhi have lived in villages along the coast for centuries.

Whether you want to relax with your family or have an adventure filled holiday with your friends, sightseeing in the Bay of Islands is not to be missed. Create memories and revel in the unique culture of this special place.

Sightseeing

Bay Of Islands Vintage Railway

Kawakawa
Sightseeing

Black Robin Tours & Transfers

Russell
Sightseeing

Discover Kerikeri

Kerikeri
On the Land

Explore Hokianga

Hokianga
On the Land

Giants and Glow Worms Tour

Hokianga
On the Land

Kawiti Glow Worm Caves

Northland
Sightseeing

Northland Firehouse Museum

Kaikohe
On the Land

Pompallier Mission and Printery

Russell
On the Land

Rogue Pony Tours

Northland
Sightseeing

Te Waiariki Ngawha Springs

Kaikohe
On the Land

Te Waimate Mission

Kerikeri
On the Land

The Stone Store and Kemp House

Kerikeri
Sightseeing

Thunder Trike Tours

Paihia
Sightseeing

Twin Coast Adventures

Kaikohe
On the Land

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Waitangi