The Bay of Islands is one of the icons of Northland, offering a huge range of activities for visitors.

You can explore the area's early history and Maori culture at Waitangi, relax on a secluded beach or experience water-based activities like cruising, paragliding, diving and fishing.

These websites will help you plan your stay in Northland's subtropical playground.

Destination Northland Bay of Islands

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