This is a place of significant natural and cultural heritage so take your pick from a variety of captivating ways to get out and experience it all. Use the Bay of Islands as your base and go north, all the way to the top.
Visit Ninety Mile Beach, the historic Waitangi Treaty Grounds and browse the Sunday markets at Kerikeri. Above all, explore the beaches and islands. Go diving, sailing and kayaking. Swim with dolphins and cruise through the Hole in the Rock.
There's a range of adrenalin-fueled action to choose from, all offering different exhilarating ways to explore this spectacular part of the country.Adrenalin
Nothing symbolises the Bay of Islands more than its stunning coastline. This is one big maritime park so where better to get out onto and under the unspoilt waters.On and Under the Water
There are lots of events and fun activities for families to enjoy and experience in and around the Russell area.Family Fun
Explore the Bay of Islands on foot. Whether it's a 30 minute stroll along the coast or a 3 day hike, there are a variety of walks to suit all ages, fitness levels and interests.Hiking Trails