Feel the wind in your sails

A chartered sailing trip around one of New Zealand’s most breathtaking slices of paradise is one you’ll never forget. The Bay of Islands has hundreds of bays to explore, plenty of safe anchorage spots and beautiful secluded beaches.

Whether you are an experienced mariner or it’s your first time tackling the high seas, the Bay of Islands has you covered. Many schools in the region offer lessons to first time sailors with intensive courses and professional instructors. Choose from anywhere between one-day courses close to shore and six-day adventure courses that take you out through some of the 150 islands of the region.

Read our in-depth guide to sailing around the Bay of Islands.

Sailing

Barefoot Sailing Adventures

Paihia
Swimming with Dolphins

Carino Sailing and Dolphin Adventures

Paihia
Water Activities

Carino Wildlife Cruises

Paihia
Water Activities

Phantom Sailing

Russell
Water Activities

R Tucker Thompson Tall Ship

Paihia
Water Activities

She’s a Lady Sailing

Paihia
Water Activities

Spring Sailing Course with Great Escapes

Opua
Sailing

Vigilant Yacht Charters

Russell