THE BAY OF ISLANDS

The Bay of Islands is the jewel in the Far North crown. The coastal region is the most historic in New Zealand and there are numerous activities well within a day’s drive or a ferry ride.

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PAIHIA

What began as a mission station is now a thriving tourist hub with numerous tourist-oriented shops and cafés. Most of the Bay of Island’s water-related activities and a helicopter service are based here.

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WAITANGI

Where the treaty between the British Crown and Maori was signed in 1840. Here you can explore the interactive museum, the Treaty House, meeting house, war canoe, flagstaff, guided tours, traditional hangi and café.

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RUSSELL

Russell was the first permanent European settlement in New Zealand. Filled with historical building and points of interest that include a maritime museum, Flagstaff Hill and the oldest church in New Zealand.

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GREAT SIGHTS

There are Bay of Islands tours to suit every traveller. Swim with dolphins, visit the Hole in the Rock on an island cruise and enjoy spotting all kinds of birds and marine life.

Holiday House Rental Paihia. Waterfront holiday home accommodation just across the road from the beach, 200 metre flat walk to Paihia & the wharf

EXPLORE

The best way to explore the spectacular Bay of Islands, come on board with Explore and see for yourself all that New Zealand’s stunning Bay of Islands has to offer.

Holiday House Rental Paihia. Waterfront holiday home accommodation just across the road from the beach, 200 metre flat walk to Paihia & the wharf

SALT AIR

Salt Air can offer you a unique and memorable experience of the Bay of Islands and Northland from the air with spectacular coastline views and island scenery.

THERE ARE MANY OTHER AMAZING DESTINATIONS TO DISCOVER IN NORTHLAND…

Cape Regina, Kaitaia, Mangonui, Awanui, Ahipara, Waipoua Forest (with NZ’s largest kauri tree), swimming, cycle trails, kayaking, fishing, bush, forest, sea – even bees! There really is so much to explore in the Far North.

To find out more please browse through the 2019 visitor guide below.