Bay of Islands
Located in the Northland region, the beautiful Bay of Islands is a place of untouched beaches, 144 subtropical islands and bays, world class diving, historic sites, and warm sunny weather. The Bay of Islands Maritime Park is one of New Zealand's best and offers world famous diving and snorkelling with an array of wildlife including abundant sealife, dolphins, whales, penguins, gannets and more. more
Bay of Islands main centres include Kerikeri, Paihia and Russell. Waitangi is a small historic town located near to Paihia, and is one of New Zealand's most important historic sites. It was here that the Treaty of Waitangi was originally signed on 6th February 1840 by many of the North Island Maori chiefs and British Crown representatives. Visitors can visit the The Waitangi Treaty Grounds - an accessible location for everyone.
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Mobile-friendly - Unique Kerikeri Bed and Breakfast experience. All suites and rooms are en-suite to your own private bathroom, king sized beds, breakfasts tailored to you, 2 acres of park-like sub-tropical gardens, solar-heated swimming pool. Just 5 minutes to Kerikeri. Ideal location to explore Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, and Northland in this beautiful part of New Zealand. See our special packages page.
Discover the best of New Zealand's North and South Island on AAT Kings' 15 day New Zealand Splendour. Highlights include touring the Waitomo Caves, a unique Māori culture experience with the Realm of Tane in Rotorua, cruising on Milford Sound, and plenty of free time to discover the Bay of Islands, Queenstown, Wellington, and historic Dunedin.
Mobile-friendly - Abri Apartments are nestled in sub-tropical gardens with beautiful views of the Bay; modern, spacious and individually styled using tasteful furnishings. Free WiFi. BBQ. Two individual Chalets feature rich native timbers, double spa bath and full cooking facilities. Plus a one bedroom Suite with Super King or Twin Bed, kitchenette and shower facilities.
Mobile-friendly - Aptly named by the original guests! Located in a lovely bush-backdrop with native-birds, and overlooking the water to Russell, a few-minutes walk downtown including the wharf/restaurants. Perfect for a Romantic retreat for couples or two couples travelling together. Quiet, sunny and central, this is a perfect retreat to relax or a base from which to explore our Bay of Islands.
Proudly owned and operated by New Zealanders, Absolute New Zealand is an award winning, fully licensed travel agency specialising in luxury travel. Over the past decade we've refined our range of exclusive privately escorted, self-guided, and small group tours. Work with one of our friendly travel designers - there to assist from planning right through to while you are travelling.
Mobile-friendly - Offering four-star-plus accommodation at a reasonable price, these sunny, fully self-contained and serviced suites and studios are the perfect base for enjoying the world famous attractions of beautiful Bay of Islands. Most units offer beautiful sea views from the terrace. Relax at the beach, take a coach trip, do a boat cruise, or walk to the waterfront restaurants and cafes.
Mobile-friendly - Auckland's Ultimate Sightseeing Adventure. Air Auckland is Auckland's fixed wing scenic flight specialist. If you really want to see Auckland and the Hauraki Gulf there's no better way than from above. Based at Ardmore Airport and Waiheke Island Airfield, Air Auckland is well positioned to offer a stunning array of scenic flights and transfer flights.
Mobile-friendly - Affordable sightseeing tours and fun-filled adventure voyages in majestic old-world comfort and style, based from historic Russell in the stunning beauty of New Zealand’s renowned Bay of Islands. Just a few hours north of Auckland, a scenic paradise full of adventure, exploration and wonder awaits...
Mobile-friendly - Proud, old-fashioned hospitality, charmingly green, clean and bright. The motel is a place where you can slow down and relax. Family-operated since 1990, Peter and Wendy Sharland invite you to share their unique, affordable accommodation apartments. Located on Seaview Road, the motel is the ideal base for shopping, the beach, and numerous attractions in the Bay of Islands area.
Amazing New Zealand is a New Zealand based consultancy (specialising solely on New Zealand tours) creating innovative and imaginative self-drive or chauffeur-driven itineraries tailored to your own requirements. We can offer you great diversity to take you off the beaten track and away from the mass tourism wherever possible to see and experience the REAL New Zealand.
Mobile-friendly - Ideally located on the central waterfront of Paihia, in the subtropical Bay of Islands, the cultural hub and recreational mecca of historic Northland. Spacious luxury Paihia accommodation, designed for comfort and relaxation. Free WiFi. Air-conditioning heatpumps. Breathtaking sea views, with sandy beach opposite and next to native bush reserve. Five-minute stroll to Paihia Village with many popular cafes and restaurants.
Mobile-friendly - History, charm, good food, glorious views—Arcadia is a Russell landmark, a historic, turn of the century home-style accommodation overlooking Russell's best kept secret: tranquil Matauwhi Bay. Drink in the view while enjoying our generous, healthy, cafe-style breakfast then explore Russell's heritage village and the amazing bay beyond. Come refresh and recharge with us.
Mobile-friendly - Situated in our landscaped gardens and around the stunning pool area, the six studio accommodation chalets and two one-bedroom accommodation chalets all offer full kitchen and bathroom facilities and are attractively furnished.
Unique customised tours for any size group. Choose any combination of adventure. Our daily adventures operate on the West Coast of Auckland at Muriwai—a spectacular beach. Mountain bike, wilderness adventures as well as sightseeing, winery and orchard tours. Group adventures include: abseiling, camping, team building weekends and skiing packages.
Mobile-friendly - Discover what you've been missing with New Zealand's most trusted car rental brand, offering a wide range of late model cars, 4WDs and vans, available from more than 40 convenient locations nationwide. Avis rentals also include unlimited kilometres, free standard insurance, and 24-hour breakdown service from AA Roadside Assistance. You can also earn Airpoints Dollars™ when renting with Avis.
Enjoy a "day in the bay, the kiwi way" with the Barefoot crew. A magical day exploring the Bay of Islands on a sailing catamaran. Great value 6 hour cruise with all activities and food included. A 2 hour stopover at a chosen island destination to enjoy snorkeling, paddle boarding, native bird life, scenic walks. Evening cruises available also, Dec-March.
Mobile-friendly - Private self-contained Chalets offering affordable quality in central Paihia. This quiet eco-complex is landscaped with sea and garden views, only 300 metres flat walk to all amenities, land and water based activities. Each chalet has a kitchen, en suite, queen bed, single bedroom, FREE WiFi, TV-DVD-CD and spacious balcony. Experience environmentally friendly lodgings.
Mobile-friendly - Located in the New Zealand paradise that is the Bay of Islands, we offer luxury apartments and campervan facilities at reasonable prices. Set in two acres of a mature olive grove, we have 18 powered and 10 unpowered campervan sites, as well as five apartments, all within walking distance of the beach.
Four-star motel offering six well-appointed, self-contained quiet apartments for overnight, short-term or holiday accommodation. This Paihia motel is great choice for couples, families and corporate travellers. Sauna and Spa. 50 metres from sandy swimming and fishing beach. The Bay of Islands Gateway Motel is an easy stroll along the waterfront to central Paihia, shops, restaurants, bars, Main Wharf. Free Wi-Fi.
Located in Kerikeri, Bay of Islands, our 5-star health retreat provides various healthy packages and fitness holidays. Do you want to learn how to get healthy/lose weight and detox/relax and de-stress/get fitter? Looking for the ultimate active holiday? - perhaps cycling the Twin Coast Cycle Trail - or for a healthy corporate retreat for you and your staff?
Mobile-friendly - Come to the beautiful Bay of Islands, one of New Zealand's most picturesque destinations. It attracts visitors from all over the world. We offer a full selection of accommodation styles that will suit most people and groups. We manage all aspects of your stay - a stress free experience for you.
Mobile-friendly - Holiday Park accommodation nestled beside the Waitangi River in a tranquil, quiet and tree-studded location. Situated on 4.2 hectares of park-like grounds, with swimming, kayaking, waterfalls and animal farm park nearby—lots of fun! Well-presented cabins and tourist flats with ample parking for boats and trailers. We specialise in group bookings. Superb location with friendly hosts.
Mobile-friendly - Eco Kayaking Tours and Kayak Fishing Tours amongst the beautiful Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Our safe and personalised tours explore hidden places that others simply can't get to (secluded beaches and caves) and experience the rich wildlife and cultural history that the Bay of Islands is famous for. Paddle with dolphins and marine life and enjoy a fun experience.
Mobile-friendly - Parasail over the beautiful Bay of Islands with Bay Of Islands Parasail. New Zealand's highest and most experienced Parasailing at 1300ft of towline. Enjoy breathtaking views in our Single, Tandem and Triple flights. Suitable for everyone as NO physical or age restrictions. Great fun for families, couples or bigger groups. No getting wet unless you want to. CELEBRATING 20 years.
Mobile-friendly - Chartered water taxi - Bay of Islands. Half & Full Day Charters. Go sightseeing around the 144 islands of the Bay of Islands. Or we can do tailor-made trips to suit you ie snorkeling, island visits for walks or to swimming beaches. Our skippers and guides are passionate about this area, their home, and ready to share their extensive knowledge.
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Weber Bros Circus
Compiling some of the most extraordinary international circus acts, this ‘adrenaline' pumping two-hour show introduces some of the best comedians, FMX Riders and acrobats you could see under a big top, not to mention ...
Where: Kerikeri Domain, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
Address: Cobham Rd, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 29th May 2019
To: 11:59pm on Monday 3rd June 2019
Autumn Harvest Exhibition
We are loving our Autumn Harvest exhibition, our final show before we have our break for Winter workshops. Come in for a stroll, enjoy the slower pace of Autumn and the heart our artists have put into their mahi to ...
Where: Kings Theatre Creative, Kawakawa, Bay of Islands
Address: 80 Gillies St, Kawakawa, Bay of Islands
From: 10:00am on Saturday 11th May 2019
To: 3:00pm on Tuesday 4th June 2019
The Duo Coco play acoustic blues, rock, reggae with a little pop and country thrown in, Jane Hoani is one of NZ top female blues guitarist accompanied by Henry Hoani on acoustic guitar, lead vocal, stomp box, and bass ...
Where: Rayz On the Bay, Paihia, Bay of Islands
Address: 50 Marsden Rd, Paihia, Bay of Islands
From: 5:00pm on Thursday 16th May 2019
To: 8:00pm on Thursday 4th July 2019
Reireis School of Reggae
Come and take a class at Reireis school of Reggae. No musical experience necessary, Reirei will show you how its done. Sit back and listen to the master or pick up a musical instrument and join in. Every Thursday ...
Where: Thirty30, Paihia, Bay of Islands
Address: 16, Kings Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands
From: 8:00pm on Thursday 21st March 2019
To: 11:00pm on Thursday 5th September 2019
Food for Life - Teenager's 5-Week Course
In this block course we'll get some life long kitchen skills and meals sorted for your teenager. We will cover nutrition, healthy eating, knife skills and 5 meals including soup, salads, bolognese, baked potatoes + 3 ...
Where: The Veggie Tree, Kaeo, Bay of Islands
Address: 32 Leigh St, Kaeo, Bay of Islands
From: 3:30pm on Thursday 9th May 2019
To: 5:00pm on Thursday 6th June 2019
Twin Pines Sunday Jammers
Twin Pines Manor is a beautifully restored old Tavern, and every Sunday a group of Local Musicians gather to jam out Blues, Rock, Reggae,Country, Pop, you never know who might turn up. All the gear is supplied, PA, ...
Where: Twin Pines Manor, Paihia, Bay of Islands
Address: 342 Puketona Rd, Paihia, Bay of Islands
From: 6:00pm on Sunday 19th May 2019
To: 11:59pm on Sunday 30th June 2019
The Paihia Famous Jam/Open Mic Night
Hosted by: Johnny Pedro (JPG) & Brent (DJ Definite) and special guests. Come and jam with the best of Northland's musicians, a range of musical instruments are available. Get up and sing us a song, grab a guitar, ...
Where: Thirty30, Paihia, Bay of Islands
Address: 16, Kings Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands
From: 7:30pm on Sunday 19th May 2019
To: 10:30pm on Sunday 8th September 2019
Live Music with Tangent
Bar & Bistro open from 3PM Restaurant opens from 5PM Raffles from 5:30PM Membership draw from 6PM. Live music with Tangent from 7:30PM.
Where: Paihia Ex-Services Club , Paihia, Bay of Islands
Address: 1 Joyces Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands
From: 7:30pm on Friday 7th June 2019
To: 10:00pm on Friday 7th June 2019
A Celebration of Gin
In celebration of International Gin Day, Kauri Cliffs has teamed with three of New Zealand’s most celebrated boutique gin brands – Scapegrace, Reid + Reid and Sacred Spring – for what promises to be an incredible ...
Where: Kauri Cliffs Lodge, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
Address: 139 Tepene Tablelands Road, Matauri Bay, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
From: 2:00pm on Friday 7th June 2019
To: 11:00am on Sunday 9th June 2019
Fcuking Leave Me Alone, Anti Bullying Workshop BOI Area
Its important to build resilience with our children, so they have the confidence to deal with stressful situations. The cost will be $25.00 and an adult will need to attend. As a martial arts instructor I was ...
Where: Kingston House, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
Address: 123 Hone Heke Rd, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands
From: 1:00pm on Saturday 8th June 2019
To: 2:30pm on Saturday 8th June 2019