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
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
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
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.
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- Location: 573 Whangaroa Road, Whangaroa
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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