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
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
Thunder Trike Tours
Have awesome thrills on a 350 V8 Chev Trike on a 30-minute or 60 minute tour from Paihia.read more
When you go for a ride on the Thunder Trike you will want to ride for miles. It has been built for comfort and with a low centre of gravity, the bike has less roll and amazing grip around corners.
You will enjoy the scenic Bay of Islands, whilst having the time of your life. A definite bucket list experience.
Choose from 3 different routes including Haruru Falls and Waitangi, Opua or a 60-minute combination of all.
This tour is for a minimum of 2 people. Looking for something a little different? Fancy giving the kids a real thrill? Good news, Thunder Trike Tours caters for children too!
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/?9c2ec-2909569
- Location: Maritime Building, Marsden Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands
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
Fullers Great Sights Bay of Islands - Paihia
Fullers Great Sights Bay of Islands offers the most extensive range of Bay of Islands cruises. See all the top Bay of Islands attractions, like the famous Hole in the Rock, beautiful Urupukapuka Island and the Cape Brett Peninsula as well as dolphins, whales and other marine life. Go swimming with dolphins, sail on the tall ship R. Tucker Thompson or experience an Island Adventure. Cruises depart daily from Paihia and Russell.read more
- Web: bookings.bookitsecure.com/pub/supplier.aspx?a=KIDZGO&b=FBOINZ
- Phone: +64 9 402 7421
- Location: Maritime Building, Waterfront, Paihia
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
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
Explore :: Swim with Dolphins
Discover dolphins in their world. Cruise the sparkling waters of the Bay of Islands and spot these playful mammals leaping and dancing over waves. Take the plunge and join them for an unforgettable encounter…suitable for all ages.read more
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
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
The Rock Adventure Cruise
The Rock is New Zealand's biggest house boat, she is purpose built and offers a warm, homely, stable environment for cruising the Bay of Islands. With a capacity of 36, the Rock is suitable for travellers of all ages who enjoy great company, new experiences, and who don't mind getting their feet wet. Our overnight cruise allows guests to encounter everything the Bay has to offer and reflects the adventurous Kiwi spirit. The Rock features a spacious and open downstairs living area that includes a bar, dining area, lounge, pool table, piano and open fire. Outside has an open deck that is the ideal platform for the onboard activities. Upstairs all cabins have sea views and doors that open onto observation decks perfect for viewing the scenery and wildlife. Includes fun activities like target shooting, dusk fishing, night kayaking, snorkeling, island exploring and more.read more
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