in the Bay of Islands
Tours, Attractions and Events in the Bay of Islands
and Accommodation in the Bay of Islands
you love the ocean and enjoy pristine scenery then a visit to New
Zealand would not be complete without a journey to the famed Bay
hours drive north of Auckland, the Bay of Islands is the perfect
place to enjoy water activities such as sailing, scuba diving and
game fishing, as well as seeing historic towns such as Russell
- New Zealand's first capital.
a day trip to 90 Mile Beach,
visit Cape Reinga
the northernmost tip of New Zealand, cruise among the 144 islands
or, in the case of the Hole
in the Rock, through one.
are several tours to this fascinating piece of natural marine sculpture
- on the Excitor Fast Boat
out these Excitor
photos), the Cream Trip
Supercruise and the Cape
you want to get hands-on with nature then take the time to take
a cruise out into the Bay of Islands, don a wetsuit, put on flippers
and a diving mask and hop overboard to swim
with the dolphins.
things to do include a cruise on a tall ship the
R. Tucker Thompson, or have a change of pace and go see the
oldest stone structure in New Zealand - the Kerikeri
Stone Store - or be in on a crafts
tour of Kerikeri.
in Kerikeri take a break and walk to the Rainbow
Falls, which are 27 metres high.
30 kilometres north of Kerikeri is the resting place of the Rainbow
Warrior, the Greenpeace flagship that was sunk by French agents.
It is off the stunning Matauri Bay where you can experience superb
diving, great surfing and an unbelievable place to camp.