The Waitangi Treaty Grounds is the scene of the 1840 signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, and is a must-do for any visitor.
Truly one of New Zealand’s most historic sites, being the place where both Maori and European joined in signing the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. A vast peaceful estate, the Treaty Grounds contain the Treaty House, a Maori Meeting house, one of the largest Maori waka (war canoe) in New Zealand, a gallery and an excellent visitors’ centre. more
Visit New Zealand's most important historic site and enjoy the panoramic views of the beautiful Bay of Islands. Bring your visit alive with a Guided Tour, Cultural Performance or Hāngi & Concert. Adjacent to the Treaty Grounds is the Waitangi Golf Course. This wonderful course is located in a wonderful setting with majestic ocean views. Walk through to Haruru Falls from Waitangi, or take a guided kayak tour.
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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...
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 - 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.
Northland fishing charters departing Paihia, Russell, Waitangi. Experienced skippers and crew that know all the great fishing spots in beautiful Bay of Islands. Operating 20+ years, catering for experienced or novice anglers wanting the joy of catching fish. Hapuka, Kingfish, Snapper plus others. Sir Graham Henry Winning World Cup Rugby All Blacks coach, and Lady Raewyn Henry fish with us.
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.
Mobile-friendly - Haka Lodge Paihia has the best spot in town with stunning views over the marina and islands. From here you can easily tick off bucket-list activities such as swimming with wild dolphins and sailing around the Bay of Islands. Brand new hostel with brand new equipment - Everything we have is custom built or bought especially for this hostel.
Mobile-friendly - Inspired by traditional Waitangi stories, Te Tiriti Resort Motel offers six deluxe self-contained and serviced suites and four deluxe studio units set in subtropical gardens all with SKYTV and Wi-Fi. Enjoy swimming in the 16m salt-water swimming pool surrounded with wicker outdoor furniture to relax and unwind in. The resort offers plenty of safe parking for the car and boat.
Mobile-friendly - Departing from Russell, enjoy cruising and exploring the beautiful Bay of Islands on a day or overnight Vigilant Yacht Charter. With countless beaches and coves at which to stop off, you may decide to spend your afternoon strolling along the sandy, white shoreline, relaxing on the beach or, if you choose, taking your pick of the water activities offered.
Mobile-friendly - Fun and affordable accommodation, on the banks of the Waitangi River, close to Te Tii Bay. We are the only holiday park within walking distance to Paihia village and a short ferry trip to Russell, Bay of Islands. We offer Waitangi accommodation including comfortable cabins and powered and non-powered camp sites - most with uninterrupted views of the Waitangi River.
Mobile-friendly - The Waitangi Treaty Grounds is New Zealand's most important historic site where in 1840 the founding document was signed: the Treaty of Waitangi. The Treaty Grounds features the award winning Museum of Waitangi, Treaty House, carved Meeting House, and the world's largest ceremonial war canoe. Day Pass includes guided tour and cultural performance. Hangi & Concert available, October to April.
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