Opua is located in the Bay of Islands, in the sub-tropical Northland region of New Zealand. It is notable as the first port for overseas yachts arriving in the country after crossing the Pacific Ocean.
It is a popular destination for cruising yachts owing to its sheltered, deep water anchorage, and numerous facilities for cruisers, including the 250-berth Opua Marina, Ashby's Boatyard and Opua Cruising Club. more
On the wharf, a number of charter companies offer yachts you can sail yourself.
What Do You Want To Do?
Mobile-friendly - Awesome day sailing adventure on our 65 foot ocean going yacht GUNGHA II. Our cruise is exciting, funny and informal. Unique island stopover, snorkel gear and yummy fresh lunch included! We depart from Paihia (Russell transfers included). Freephone 0800478900 or text to 0274770354. November thru April - Bay of Islands. May thru October - Tonga, Fiji and Beyond.
Mobile-friendly - Based in Opua, gateway to the historic and beautiful Bay of Islands, Bucket List is one of New Zealand’s premier charter vessels. Accommodating intimate groups of up to 8 people overnight, or 25 guests for a day trip, we cater for a range of activities including sightseeing, fishing, snorkelling, tramping, water skiing and marine encounters.
Mobile-friendly - Perched on the waters edge above the Bay of Islands, Crows Nest Villas features visually stunning panoramic sea views. Each ultra-luxurious retreat accommodates up to five guests per unit with two en suite bedrooms, fully equipped designer kitchens, flat-panel HD televisions and a private sun deck. Enjoy the birds-eye view of the Bay of Islands as the tension melts away.
Mobile-friendly - Come fishing on Grand Cru: specialising in big game or light tackle fishing charters. Or choose the Ultimate Package by staying on board Grand Cru at the end of each awesome day/s fishing. Available for charter for as many days/nights as you wish to experience. Let us know how we can provide you with the trip of your dreams.
Mobile-friendly - Sail yourself sailing holidays. For experienced sailors, we have a fleet of well-maintained yachts, trailer-boats and power-boats you can hire. For less experienced sailors we can teach you to sail and handle the boats. Our most popular course is the six-day liveaboard adventure; three days with an instructor then three days cruising by yourselves in our beautiful Bay-of-Islands.
World-class shore-based diving for open water divers through to tech divers, dive courses, gear hire, air fills & Nitrox fills, accommodation and meals all in a fun, social and relaxed atmosphere. Locations within the Bay of Islands: Hole in the Rock, Danger Rock, Canterbury Wreck or for advanced divers enjoy the Poor Knight Islands on our Liveaboard Sun Spy.
Boutique accommodation with stylish, modern and spacious self-contained studios, one-bedroom and-three bedroom units. Enjoy the fabulous garden setting surrounded by bush, sea and a clear blue sky. Views down to the Veronica Channel and the Waikere Inlet. The only motel near the marina and wharf where you will find cafes, general store, cruising club, marina and coastal walks.
Mobile-friendly - Experience the best Bay Fishing catching fresh fish for dinner in the beautiful Bay of Islands or in the Hauraki Gulf from the Scenic Coromandel west coast. Catch Kingfish, Snapper, John Dory, Trevally and the huge variety of species in the Bays. Or go on a Deep Sea Adventure targeting Marlin, Tuna, Hapuka or Swordfish.
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