Things to do in Bay of Islands

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4-Day Spectacular Bay of Islands Tour by AAT Kings
Spend 4 days exploring the spectacular Bay of Islands in the far north of New Zealand. Visit the historic Waitangi Treaty Reserve, watch for dolphins on a cruise across the bay, pass by Cape Brett Lighthouse and the magnificent "Hole... Read More

Categories: Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

4 days

Free cancellation

$697
per adult

7-Day Bay of Islands & Rotorua Tour by AAT Kings
Take a week to explore the sights of northeastern New Zealand on a tour through the country's diverse culture and scenery. Admire the Bay of Islands and Cape Brett Lighthouse, learn about Maori culture, and venture into the Waitomo Glowworm... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 days

Free cancellation

$1,473
per adult

Bay of Islands Helicopter Flight & Cruise Escape
Experience the Bay of Islands from both the air and sea. Soar through the sky via helicopter for a bird's-eye view of more than 144 islands, visit Roberton Island for a day of leisure, and enjoy a panoramic boat cruise... Read More

$195
per adult

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

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$42
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

$82
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

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$95
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
Discover The Bay Cruise by Explore Group Limited
Enjoy a high-speed cruise out to the Bay of Islands. Explore the 144 islands, visit the iconic Hole in the Rock, and have a magical encounter with native dolphins. After marveling at these fascinating creatures in their habitat, savor an... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$75
per adult

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

Free cancellation

$98
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

Free cancellation

$150
per adult

Swim with the Dolphins Cruise by Explore Group Limited
Witness the playfulness and agility of native dolphins on this Bay of Islands excursion via catamaran. Marvel at these fascinating creatures in their natural habitat, swim with them, and take in the Bay of Islands' scenic surroundings. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$62
per adult

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