O'Neill Surf Academy - Northland & Matakana
O'Neill Surf Academy has THE best range of surf experiences for families! They offer Kids Only - 90 minutes sessions, Family Surf Lessons - 2 hours (for 2 adults & up to 3 kids), P... read more
One hour’s drive from Auckland will take you to this 30 acre Farm and Nature Park where children can feed the farmyard animals, meet more exotic animals like alpacas and emus and follow the eco-discovery trail. Be entertained by the working sheep dog demonstration and take your turn at sorting the sheep into their pens! Sheepworld also offers birthday parties for all ages. You can enjoy exclusive hire of the marquee for two hours, drinks and a selection of four items from the birthday party menu, entry to Sheepworld Farm and Nature Park attractions, food to feed the farmyard animals and the birthday boy or girl can feed the baby lamb or goat! The marquee is right next to the fun playground so there is plenty for them to do. Minimum of 10 children required.read more
Dive! Tutukaka - Whangarei
Giant weta, tuatara, birds, dolphins, sting rays and fish and more fish! They offer snorkeling, kayaking, sightseeing and diving. The minimum age for children to dive is 10 years old, (subject to any medical conditions). No minimum age for children’s snorkeling but they must be supervised. Kids’ size wetsuits available. They provide a buffet lunch and free transport from Whangarei.read more
Papatuanuku Earth Mother Tours
Experience an exclusive maori cultural guided tour through an amazing native kauri forest.read more
Learn how maori traditionally used the trees, plants and birds of the forest to heal, protect, nourish, entertain and support their growing families.
* Knowledge of traditional trapping methods for food.
* Modern pest control trapping methods used today.
* Option to try traditional maori medicines.
* Listen to the haunting sounds of a traditional maori instrument.
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?ff3a9-2909542
- Location: 49 Kaipatiki Roadway, Haruru Falls, Paihia
Whangaroa Harbour Water Transport
Whangaroa Harbour Water Transport lets you enjoy the scenic Whangaroa Harbour by boat. Our 90 minute ‘Discover Whangaroa Harbour Tour' will provide you with a close up look at the beautiful beaches, bays, tall cliffs and lush green foliage that make the harbour one of the most beautiful in the world.read more
Our tour will provide you with entertaining, insightful, and informative information about the historic harbour. The harbour tour also has a strong emphasis on ecology, told in the context of the stories of the local community. We promise to make the tour personalised to satisfy your explorer’s curiosity.
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?0228e-2909580
- Location: 573 Whangaroa Road, Whangaroa
Waipu Horse Adventure
Waipu Horse Adventures offers a unique opportunity to experience the Bream Bay and Waipu coastline on horseback. Our super team of horses are fully trained to offer you a wonderful experience.read more
Our ride takes you along the beach and around the popular horse trails along Uretiti Beach.
Small cosy groups of up to 5 people with a friendly guide experienced in dealing with novice riders.
Rides are for 1 hour.
All levels are caterd for although we expect consideration to be given to others of a lesser ability.
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?d8f50-2909576
- Location: 3295 State Highway 1, Waipu
Bay of Islands Kayaking
The Islands of the Bay are surrounded by white sand beaches and rocky coastline. There are caves to paddle into and explore and the water is crystal clear. Full day out, suitable for all ages with average fitness.read more
Bay of Islands Mountain and E Bike Hire
Located in Opua Marina at the start of the Twin Coast Cycle Trail, Bay of Islands Mountain & Ebike hire have a range of bikes to suit all ages and fitness levels.read more
Located 750 metres from the start of the Twin Coast Trail, we aim to help our customers enjoy all the trail has to offer.
All bikes are $85 per day or $55 for a half day (4 hours)
Each hire includes: Helmet, high viz vest, maps and tuition
We also offer shuttle transport to and from any point on the Twin Coast Trail accessible by road
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?d49bd-2906314
- Location: 2 Baffin Street, Opua
Explore Group - Hole in the Rock Tour
Cruise and discover the very best of the Bay of Islands. Experience the spectacular scenery in an area that is soaked in rich culture and history. Encounter diverse wildlife in their natural surroundings. Your cruise includes:read more
•Crusing among the 144 islands with skipper's commentary
•A visit to the iconic ‘Hole in the Rock' and when conditions permit travel through it
•Viewing dolphins on over 90% of our trips, we are the only ‘Hole in the Rock' trip with a lifetime dolphin viewing guarantee.
•Island stop at Otehei Bay on the Department of Conservation's Urupukapuka Island Other tours and combos available, including riding on the dunes, swimming with dolphins and racing on sailing yachts.
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/pub/supplier.aspx?a=KIDZGO&b=EXPLOR
- Location: Cnr Marsden & Williams Roads, Paihia, Bay of Islands
Discover the Bay :: Explore
Cruise and discover the very best of the Bay of Islands. Experience the spectacular scenery in an area that is soaked in rich culture and history. Encounter diverse wildlife in their natural surroundings.read more
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?2a5d9-1936457
- Location: Departs Paihia and Russell
Bay Of Islands Honey Shop and NZ Biggest Hive
The Honey Shop
We stock a full range of honey products at reasonable prices including skincare, toys, beeswax candles, beekeeping equipment, and of course a delicious range of honey, including active Manuka honey and comb honey straight from the hive. New Zealand's biggest hive! Walk right inside to see the honeybees hard at work. You can also try the FULL HIVE EXPERIENCE! Get up close and personal with a frame of bees. Bookings essential and weather permitting.read more
Waitangi Treaty Grounds
The Waitangi Treaty Grounds, overlooking the Bay of Islands, is New Zealand's pre-eminent historic site. It was here on February 6th, 1840, that the Treaty of Waitangi was first signed between Maori and the British Crown. Visit the Birthplace of a Nation (free entry for all New Zealanders) and enjoy a range of tours and activities.read more