Paihia and Waitangi Sports & Activities

Getting out on the water is a highlight of the Bay of Islands whether on the ferry crossing from Paihia to Russell or on a trip. The coastal areas are also lovely places to stroll, especially in summer. Those who love to fish will find the charter providers all have their secret spots to snag the big one.

Boating

Carino NZ Sailing and Dolphin Adventures. Get close to dolphins (primarily bottlenose) and penguins. Passengers on the 50-foot red catamaran...

Diving

The Bay of Islands has some of the finest scuba diving in the country, particularly around Cape Brett, where the marine life includes moray...

Fishing

Marlin Fishing New Zealand. Go for the big ones off the Northland coast and around Three Kings Islands. The cost is NZ$3,950 per day for a...

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