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The Bay of Islands is a natural playground offering a huge variety of activities to keep you entertained for days. There's things to do for everyone, whether you are looking for family fun, you’re an adrenalin seeker, a sun worshipper, culture vulture or nature lover.

With scenic landscapes to explore by land, sea or sky, abundant wildlife including the playful dolphins, plenty of rich and colourful history and of course water sport opportunities around every corner there is plenty to make your time in the Bay of Islands a memorable experience.

On the Water

Cruise, sail, fish or paddle amongst the 144 islands of the Bay of Islands.

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Under The Water

Explore the underwater world - diving on world class wrecks or snorkelling abundant reefs

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Scenic Flights

Explore the inlets, harbours and bays of the 144 islands while hearing our stories

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Explore the Bay of Islands and hear the stories with the help of experienced guides

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Culture and Heritage

Birthplace of a nation - the Bay of Islands is the ultimate place to begin your cultural and historical journey in NZ

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Food and Wine

Taste the Bay of Islands! Fresh seafood, combined with local produce wines.

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Swim with the dolphins or watch these incredible creatures in their natural environment

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Cape Reinga

See oceans collide and discover the place where Maori spirits begin their final journey.

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