Paihia is the main tourist town in the beautiful Bay of Islands. With 144 islands and bays, the Bay of Islands is one of the best martime parks in New Zealand. Paihia is a great holiday destination for travellers wanting to combine their love of the outdoors with their adventurous spirit. Paihia adventure activities suit all levels of confidence and sense of adventure.
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Mobile-friendly - Join the friendly crew of the Manawanui on a three-day sailing expedition around the Bay of Islands. Snorkel in crystal clear waters, kayak around uninhabited islands, catch your own fresh seafood or walk on deserted beaches to experience the true magic of this special part of New Zealand.
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.
Skydive Bay of Islands is New Zealand's number one destination for skydiving at the beach. Cruise up to 20,000ft and soak up scenery of all 144 islands that make up the Bay of Islands. The spectacular views of clear turquoise water, long stretches of pristine golden beaches and lush countryside are guaranteed to take your breath away. See our crazy deals!
New Zealand's biggest, purpose-built house boat "The ROCK" provides an awesome marine adventure combination of kayaking, swimming, snapper-fishing, snorkelling, paddle boards, guided island visit, onboard accommodation and fun. Join our cruise in this sub-tropical paradise of 140 islands and inlets. All activities, plus dinner, breakfast and lunch are included in the price. 22-hours of activity-packed adventure!
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