Bay of Islands

A marine playground teeming with wildlife, water-based activities and 144 islands to explore by foot, kayak or boat.

The Bay of Islands is Home to 144 islands at the very top of New Zealand’s North Island, a short 3hr drive from Auckland. This spectacular region is a maritime adventure playground with an abundance of wildlife including penguins, dolphins, marlin, whales, gannets and more. Many of the islands here have walking tracks and opportunities to kayak, swim, snorkel and dive abound.

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