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On the Water
Cruise, sail, fish or paddle amongst the 144 islands of the Bay of Islands.
Under The Water
Explore the underwater world - diving on world class wrecks or snorkelling abundant reefs
Explore the inlets, harbours and bays of the 144 islands while hearing our stories
Explore the Bay of Islands and hear the stories with the help of experienced guides
Culture and Heritage
Birthplace of a nation - the Bay of Islands is the ultimate place to begin your cultural and historical journey in NZ
Food and Wine
Taste the Bay of Islands! Fresh seafood, combined with local produce wines.
Swim with the dolphins or watch these incredible creatures in their natural environment
See oceans collide and discover the place where Maori spirits begin their final journey.
Ideal for the budget traveller who wants to make friends and get to know a place.
Bed and Breakfast
Enjoy the personal touch of staying in a local home in the Bay of Islands
Value having your own space and self-catering facilities? Then this option is for you.
Camping, in a campervan or looking for a casual option then holiday parks are for you
Lodges and Retreats
Indulge in a little luxury when you stay in Bay of Islands, New Zealand.
First class locations, with stunning outlooks choose from a variety of hotels large or boutique
Ideal for the independent traveller and for families looking for a self contained option
Enjoy being independent in your very own apartment in the Bay of Islands. Close to the action with everything you need for your home away from home.
Cruise across the Bay of Islands via foot or car ferry
Car and Campervan Hire
Explore the Bay of Islands with your own car or campervan for flexible plans
Bus and Coach
Sit back and relax while someone else takes care of the driving
Just 45 minute flight time from Auckland is your Bay of Islands Holiday
Grab a lift in and around the Bay of Islands with our local taxi operators
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