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On the Water

Taking part in the many activities on the water is a great way to get out amongst the islands. For many people the huge variety of watersports and water-based activities is what makes a holiday in the Bay of Islands such a joy!

There are 144 islands in the Bay for you to explore by sea. Some of the larger islands provide excellent anchorages - they have sandy beaches, scenic walking tracks and clear blue water ideal for snorkelling and kayaking. As for what’s on offer, you're pretty spoilt for choice. We have everything from boat trips to cruises to fishing to Kayaking and everything inbetween.

Hole In the Rock

Take a beautiful passage through the bay to see the Hole in the Rock

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Chase snapper, kingfish, Marlin on a half day for beginners or a week charter for the ultimate fisherman

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Watch these incredible creatures in their natural environment

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Scenic Cruises

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

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Overnight Cruises

Photograph sunsets, hear kiwi in the islands or enjoy swimming under the night sky

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Experience one of the world's top sailing destinations - at the helm or as a guest

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Explore magnificent coastline and inland waterways under your own paddle power

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Jet Ski

Enjoy the Bay of Islands your way - adrenaline pumping adventure or peaceful & relaxing

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