Clear blue water, sandy beaches and beautiful islands

No trip to the Bay of Islands would be complete without some time spent in or on the water. With 144 islands, each surrounded by pristine waters, and abundant bird and sea life, the Bay of Islands really is the place to get your feet wet!

Your options are many, from parasailingjetskiing or maybe try your luck at fishing.

You can sit back and simply relax and take a cruise on the Bay taking in the wildlife and beautiful scenery.

If diving’s your thing, then we have some world-class dive sites.

Feel the wind on your face and go sailing, or explore the bay by kayak

Most boat tours leave daily from the main Paihia wharf.

There’s nothing more enticing than the sparkling blue ocean on a good day. And every day’s a good day in the Bay.

The best water activities in the Bay

All of our water experiences

Things to Do

Moana Kayaks

Paihia
Water Activities

Bayscapes Sailing Charters

Paihia
Things to Do

Bay of Islands Snorkelling

Paihia
Things to Do

Silver Wave Yacht Charters

Paihia
Things to Do

Great Escape Sailing School and Yacht Charter

Opua
Water Activities

The Rock Overnight Cruise

Paihia
Things to Do

Carino Wildlife Cruises

Paihia
Water Activities

Bay of Islands Kayaking

Paihia
Things to Do

Flying Kiwi Parasail

Paihia
Water Activities

Barefoot Sailing Adventures

Paihia
Things to Do

Explore – Ocean Adventure

Paihia
Things to Do

Explore – Discover The Bay Cruise

Paihia
Boat Trips & Cruises

Explore – Otehei Bay Ferry

Paihia
Things to Do

Fullers GreatSights – Cream Trip – Day in the Bay Cruise

Paihia
Things to Do

Fullers GreatSights – Hole in the Rock Dolphin Cruise

Paihia
Things to Do

Target Charters

Paihia
Things to Do

Vigilant Yacht Charters

Paihia
Sailing

Bay of Islands Yacht Club

Waitangi
Things to Do

The Rock Adventure Cruise

Paihia
Things to Do

Tango Jetski Charters

Paihia
Things to Do

R Tucker Thompson

Paihia
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