Things to do in Bay of Islands

Come visit Bay of Islands! Expedia makes it easy to book Bay of Islands tours and find the best attractions. We have a broad selection of things to do in Bay of Islands for you to browse through and learn about all the most popular activities. It’s easy to find all the must-see Bay of Islands sights by looking though our list of all the most popular Bay of Islands attractions.

Whether you travel to Bay of Islands in the spring, summer, fall or winter, Expedia makes it simple to find endless Bay of Islands vacation ideas for any season. You can explore local things to do and popular tourism spots in Bay of Islands, then book a flight, rental car and hotel all with ease.

Bay of Islands Late Afternoon Cruise by R. Tucker Thompson
Experience the best of New Zealand's Bay of Islands during this afternoon getaway. Enjoy a calm, 2-hour cruise, sipping on a glass of wine and watching the sun go down and the sky change colors. Read More

per adult

Bay of Islands Sailing & Dolphin Adventure
Set sail on a catamaran as you leave the wharf for the rolling waves of the deep blue sea. Surround yourself with the abundant wildlife as the cheeky wild dolphins come say hello. Indulge in a delicious lunch, stop over... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours 15 minutes

per adult

Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing Adventure by R. Tucker Thompson
Sail out to the Bay of Islands on the historic _R. Tucker Thompson_ tall ship. Explore the 144 islands and have a chance to steer the ship, hoist the sail, and climb the rigging. Onboard, enjoy a delicious barbecue lunch... Read More

per adult

Cape Reinga Airplane Flight & Drive Tour
Take in the majestic landscapes of New Zealand’s North Island from both air and land where 2 scenic flights give you unforgettable bird’s-eye views of the Northland’s awe-inspiring natural beauty. Read More
Dune Rider Cape Reinga Tour by Explore Group Limited
Discover Cape Reinga on a tour that combines sand dune crossings, Gumdiggers Park, and a delicious buffet lunch. Visit Ancient Kauri Kingdom's workshop, drive along 90 Mile Beach, and marvel at panoramic scenes from atop Cape Reinga Lighthouse. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

11 hours

per adult

Hole in the Rock Scenic Helicopter Flight
Admire a bird's-eye view of the picturesque Bay of Islands with great vistas over the 144 islands aboard a scenic helicopter flight. Take in the beautiful scenery from the sky and see the famous "Hole in the Rock" up close. Read More

Categories: Air, Balloon & Helicopter Tours

1 hour

per adult

The Rock Overnight Cruise
Take an overnight cruise on New Zealand's biggest houseboat, _The Rock_, for a unique way to explore the Bay of Islands region. Walk on remote islands, view dolphins and other wildlife in their natural habitat, and choose to snorkel or... Read More

per adult

Back to top