Bay of Islands Locations

Find out more about the small towns in the region. The Bay of Islands is where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the British and the indigenous Maori people in 1840.

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Bay of Islands Activities

The Bay of Islands is a stunning place with a wide variety of attractions from the relaxing to the adventurous. Explore the natural beauty of the area and plan your holiday with us!

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Camping and Nature in the Bay of Islands

The Bay of Islands offers some of New Zealand’s most breathtaking natural surroundings, making it a perfect camping destination for lovers of the great outdoors. With a robust array of holiday parks spread out across the region, there’s no shortage of excellent spots to pitch your tent and engross yourself in the natural wonder around you. Entering the Bay, you’ll get an unrivalled taste of New Zealand’s distinct native atmosphere and aroma. Whether you’re eager to go for a swim or trek through the bush, the Bay of Islands offers a relaxing way to explore the country’s natural beauty. You’ll also get the benefit of being close to all of the best activities, whether you’re keen to hit the beach, go game fishing, or even just hop between the many amazing restaurants and cafes.  If you’re the kind of person to make trying all of the local cuisine a big part of your holiday, then there’s no shortage of incredible culinary options conveniently dotted around the Bay for you to …

Bay of Islands Best Beaches

Like anywhere in Northland, there are countless beautiful beaches along the Bay of Islands. Some inviting to swim, snorkel and relax with golden sand, others providing hours of fun for old and young finding rock pebbles, shells and other curious items. Here are our top picks that you won’t want to miss when in the area. The Bay of Islands is known as a coastal paradise. When it comes to beaches you are really spoilt for choice. Whether you have a car, campervan, boat or kayak, you are bound to find the perfect spot that suits your needs. You can drive along the coast or head out to one of more than 140 islands that make up the Bay of Islands and experience pristine crystal clear water, white sandy beaches, swim with dolphins or go snorkelling, fishing and explore hidden caves and inlets. Paihia Town Beach Paihia, also known as the “Jewel of the Bay of Islands” is bound to have a beach to go with its busy vibe. Indeed, the town’s main beach stretches all along the water…

Bay of Islands Jet Ski Hire

We’re constantly shocked by the sheer amount of people who come to the Bay of Islands hoping for a memorable holiday and then miss some of the most beautiful and unique parts of this region simply because they stay on land. Don’t take just another holiday. Plan a high octane adventure! If you’re looking for a unique way to see the Bay of Islands, a jet ski tour is exactly the thrilling experience you are looking for! Guided Jet ski tours Jet skis are a wonderful way to get close up to the area’s hidden gems while also providing heart-stopping thrills. Feel the sun on your back and the wind in your hair as you zoom out into sheltered bays past caves, rocky cliffs and local wildlife. Your knowledgeable guide will lead the way as you navigate your own jet ski and take in parts of this majestic country that few visitors ever experience. Glide past pristine white beaches and if you’re feeling brave, zoom through the Hole in the Rock at Cape Brett! TRIP HIGHLIGHTS …

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