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Bay of Islands in Northland – a Day Trip

Bay of Islands is a very popular tourist destination just over 1 hours drive away from Ara Roa. Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds or the historic especially relevant township of Russell – the first capital of New Zealand. However, the main object of any visit to the Bay of Islands would be to take one of the many boat trips offered out into the Bay.

There are a large range of options to choose from. Book in on the gaff rigged schooner R Tucker Thompson for that leisurely cruise/lunch – or on the high speed Excitor, which can whizz you through the Bay in 90 mins.  The boat ride itself being part of the fun! There are many options in between and several operators to choose from. Booking a scenic flight is another great way to see the Bay of Islands.

Contact us to help with advise on how to plan your day in the Bay of Islands here.


Tall Sailing Ship in the Bay of Islands

Tall Sailing Ship in the Bay of Islands 2014 Destination Northland