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Ranked #1 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: Come sailing on Northland’s own tall ship! You can help set the sails, ride on the bowsprit, climb the rigging, or... more » Owner description: Come sailing on Northland’s own tall ship! You can help set the sails, ride on the bowsprit, climb the rigging, or alternatively you can relax while our crew does the work. Morning cream tea and a delicious BBQ lunch are included. The ship is a member of the Northland Sustainable Tourism Charter and operated by a charitable trust. Profits from day sails are used to develop youth in Northland. « less
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Ranked #2 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: Salt Air's helicopter and fixed wing scenic flights and tours offer you a unique and memorable experience of the Bay of... more » Owner description: Salt Air's helicopter and fixed wing scenic flights and tours offer you a unique and memorable experience of the Bay of Islands and Northland from the air with spectacular coastline views and island scenery. Our guided tour options and island escapes will also leave you with an appreciation of our beaches, local history, culture and coastal environment that is uniquely Northland. « less
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Ranked #3 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: Experience a full day sailing adventure on the legendary ocean going maxi yacht. Feel the thrill of taking the helm that Sir... more » Owner description: Experience a full day sailing adventure on the legendary ocean going maxi yacht. Feel the thrill of taking the helm that Sir Peter Blake once steered on course. Join the crew in sailing this great vessel around the spectacular scenery of the Bay of Islands... « less
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Ranked #4 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Paihia Dive in the Bay of Islands is the Far North of New Zealand's premier dive centre and it is our great pleasure to show... more » Owner description: Paihia Dive in the Bay of Islands is the Far North of New Zealand's premier dive centre and it is our great pleasure to show you all the underwater wonders of this beautiful part of NZ. We offer trips to the spectacular Rainbow Warrior - the jewel of the north aboard our fully equipped dive RIB 'Aka Maru', which takes only 7 minutes from the shore to reach the dive site.Dive The HMNZS Canterbury, New Zealand’s last Frigate to be purpose sunk for diving. Sunk almost 5 years ago, she is covered in jewel anemones and sponges. This wreck is massive and well worth diving!Dive the Bay of Islands with the longest running dive charter operation. Paihia Dive has been taking divers under since 1978, and Craig has been diving in the Bay for 25 years. For a true local experience join Paihia Dive for a day diving. Learn to dive with the best! Paihia Dive is a PADI 5 Star Resort. All our dive courses are taught by experienced instructors, and the classes are nice and small. Start your Open Water Course today! « less
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Ranked #5 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: We Cruise for around 40 minutes along our local island coastline & up a meandering river that in days gone by sailing ships... more » Owner description: We Cruise for around 40 minutes along our local island coastline & up a meandering river that in days gone by sailing ships used to load up Kauri Logs. Guests now transfer to kayaks so they can explore up close, paddle through mangrove forests or photograph a colony of sea birds that nest in trees hanging over the river, Then onto our final destination where a waterfall drops into the sea. At the waterfall the fun & adrenaline starts, even first timers can safely experience paddling in foaming whitewater & even under the waterfall itself!Our 7 Points of Difference:* Extreme Value* Safer, Boat on hand*More time for kayaking*Rest when you or your family want*Fast Sit on Kayaks that don't Trap you*Sit on kayaks allow you to go under the Waterfalls*Night Kayaking & Waterfalls is a brilliant NZ Experience! « less
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Ranked #6 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #7 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #8 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands offers Northland’s most comprehensive range cruises and tours. The Fullers name has been... more » Owner description: Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands offers Northland’s most comprehensive range cruises and tours. The Fullers name has been synonymous with cruises in the Bay of Islands since 1886. Today the passionate and knowledgeable local team are proud to showcase the wonders of the region including cruises to the famous “Hole in the Rock”, dolphin watching/swimming cruises and day tours to the Hokianga, Kerikeri, Russell and Cape Reinga via 90 Mile Beach. « less
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Ranked #9 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Spas
Owner description: Thai Massage Paihia provides a high standard of Thai traditional and other therapeutic massages - everything from stress and... more » Owner description: Thai Massage Paihia provides a high standard of Thai traditional and other therapeutic massages - everything from stress and pain relief to pure, soothing indulgence - and not at spa prices! The atmosphere in the clinic is most peaceful, calm, and friendly - in the Thai tradition. Our location,a 3 minute drive from central Paihia, is easy to find and has free, off-street parking. We are open 10am - 6pm all days except Monday. The Thai staff are highly qualified,and this family business is fully licensed and accredited in NZ. We are popular and have an excellent reputation. It is therefore advisable to make an appointment one or two days ahead - just call in, phone or E-mail. Come and say hello! Nittaya. « less
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Ranked #10 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: Come sailing on Carino NZ. Help to hoist sails or sit back and relax. We are the only yacht licensed to swim and view wild... more » Owner description: Come sailing on Carino NZ. Help to hoist sails or sit back and relax. We are the only yacht licensed to swim and view wild dolphins in the Bay. Included is an island stopover for Snorkeling tours, Island walks, beach games and BBQ lunch. Depart Paihia 9.30am-3.45pm daily. « less
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Ranked #11 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: The Bay of Islands Wine, Food & Craft Tour offers guests a unique Taste Of The Bay. Visiting food factories, craft studios... more » Owner description: The Bay of Islands Wine, Food & Craft Tour offers guests a unique Taste Of The Bay. Visiting food factories, craft studios and wineries in the Kerikeri area, guests will meet very talented people who are passionate about what they do. Tour includes complimentary food & wine tastings, and lunch at a winery.The ½ day wine tour caters for both wine novice and connoisseur. Meet Kerikeri wine growers and share their passion of quality wines, or join us on our evening wine tasting tour with a 3 course meal.Leave behind your car, map and stress. Relax and let us share the beautiful bay of islands with you. « less
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Ranked #12 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: Explore the landscape on this full day adventure to Cape Reinga. Drive along the sand highway of 90 Mile Beach as the ocean... more » Owner description: Explore the landscape on this full day adventure to Cape Reinga. Drive along the sand highway of 90 Mile Beach as the ocean roars alongside you. Immerse yourself in the culture and history of the Far North on this adventure to the top of NZ. « less
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Ranked #13 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: We offer Eco Kayak and Kayak fishing tours in the beautiful Bay of Islands. White sand beaches, crystal blue water and marine... more » Owner description: We offer Eco Kayak and Kayak fishing tours in the beautiful Bay of Islands. White sand beaches, crystal blue water and marine mammals galore! We also do Kayak rentals and Multi-Day trips for the more adventurous. We always have time for snorkeling and a lunch on a secluded beach! « less
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Ranked #14 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: Explore the best of the Bay of Islands. Encounter diverse wildlife, spectacular scenery and the rich culture and history of... more » Owner description: Explore the best of the Bay of Islands. Encounter diverse wildlife, spectacular scenery and the rich culture and history of the region. Be immersed in the story of the Bay… « less
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Ranked #15 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: Cape Reinga - Sandboarding & 90 Mile BeachAn awesome jam packed day that take you on a journey of discovery to the top of New... more » Owner description: Cape Reinga - Sandboarding & 90 Mile BeachAn awesome jam packed day that take you on a journey of discovery to the top of New Zealand - get at one with nature, do the dunes, hear the legends and much more!Visit the famous Cape Reinga lighthouse, whiteness the Pacific Ocean collide with the Tasman Sea. Boogie board down the massive sand dunes at the Te Paki Stream. Speed along 90 Mile Beach. « less
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Ranked #16 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Water sports
Owner description: We offer guided jet ski tours around the amazing Bay of Island. feel the thrill of riding your own jet ski, explore caves,... more » Owner description: We offer guided jet ski tours around the amazing Bay of Island. feel the thrill of riding your own jet ski, explore caves, beaches and lagoons. Stop at the Bay's only Island Cafe. No experience necessary, professional experienced guides. Fun for the whole family! « less
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Ranked #17 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: Hi I hope that what you see here (good or bad) will give the information you need to hopefully make you want to come fishing... more » Owner description: Hi I hope that what you see here (good or bad) will give the information you need to hopefully make you want to come fishing with me in the bay of islands We always do our best to have you walk away from your fishing experience happy and with a nice bag in hand to put on the bbqWe look after the young and old teaching as you go. Please call me to have a talk about your trip. « less
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Ranked #18 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Offer breathtaking views of the Bay of Islands from 1200ft, New Zealand's HIGHEST PARASAIL.No physical restrictions or... more » Owner description: Offer breathtaking views of the Bay of Islands from 1200ft, New Zealand's HIGHEST PARASAIL.No physical restrictions or experience required.Depart and land from the back of our purpose built boat.Fly single, tandem or triple. « less
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Ranked #19 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: Enjoy a leisurely two-and-a-half hour cruise up the Waitangi River as you dine in style on board the unique 'Ratanui'. Join... more » Owner description: Enjoy a leisurely two-and-a-half hour cruise up the Waitangi River as you dine in style on board the unique 'Ratanui'. Join Darryl and his friendly crew for a calm-water cruise to the gorgeous Haruru Falls. Marvel at the abundant bird life and historic points of interest, and relax as you take in the tranquil beauty of your surroundings with a sumptious dinner as the sun goes down. « less
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Ranked #20 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Skydive Zone Bay of Islands is located in Kerikeri and offers tandem skydiving for your first jump experience. Instruction... more » Owner description: Skydive Zone Bay of Islands is located in Kerikeri and offers tandem skydiving for your first jump experience. Instruction begins with a short briefing, then you and your instructor share a tandem harness, freefalling from nearly 15,000 feet at speeds of 120 mph (200kph) or more. After about a minute or more of freefall, your instructor will open the dual-sized parachute, and together you'll fly back to the ground for a soft landing. « less
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Ranked #21 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: Discover dolphins in their world. Cruise the sparkling waters of the Bay of Islands and spot these playful mammals leaping... more » Owner description: Discover dolphins in their world. Cruise the sparkling waters of the Bay of Islands and spot these playful mammals leaping and dancing over waves. Take the plunge and join them for an unforgettable encounter… « less
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Ranked #22 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: The Bay of Islands is home to the Ngapuhi tribe and Taiamai Tours heritage journeys. Our interactive Waka experience provides... more » Owner description: The Bay of Islands is home to the Ngapuhi tribe and Taiamai Tours heritage journeys. Our interactive Waka experience provides a rare and unique insight into our ancient customs, rituals and traditions. Join us on our Waka voyage and we promise you will leave us with everlasting memories which will remain with you forever. « less
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Ranked #23 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Our kayak shed is very easy to find , we are located opposite Kings road on the beach , only a few minutes walk from town... more » Owner description: Our kayak shed is very easy to find , we are located opposite Kings road on the beach , only a few minutes walk from town centre . We are Paihia's FAVOURITE kayak rental and tour company , family owned for over 20 years offering not only KAYAKS but also BIKE hire , FISHING TACKLE hire , SMALL BOATS and CATAMARANS hire and specialise in MULTI DAY HIRAGE . Come and check us out when you are visiting Paihia in the beautiful BAY of ISLANDS . « less
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Ranked #24 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Boat Tours
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Ranked #25 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: Combine a morning encounter with dolphins on our Swim with the Dolphins cruise and an afternoon sailing the legendary maxi... more » Owner description: Combine a morning encounter with dolphins on our Swim with the Dolphins cruise and an afternoon sailing the legendary maxi yacht Lion New Zealand... « less
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Ranked #26 of 38 activities in Paihia
Owner description: Skydive Ballistic Blondes is the first and only skydiving operator in New Zealand offering beach landings. You choose which... more » Owner description: Skydive Ballistic Blondes is the first and only skydiving operator in New Zealand offering beach landings. You choose which spectacular beach dropzone – the long, white sands of Ruakaka Beach on Whangarei’s east coast or popular Paihia Beach, in the heart of Northland’s hottest tourist destination. If the beach isn't your thing then you can land at Whangarei airport which has equally spectacular views of the Whangarei heads and Ruakaka Beach.Whether you’re after a tandem skydiving experience or you want to learn to skydive and go ‘Ballistic Solo’ with Skydive Ballistic Blondes ‘Accelerated Free Fall’ (AFF) programme, there’s no better place to skydive in New Zealand! « less
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Ranked #27 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: Welcome to Horse Trek'n. We have a brand new team of very dedicated young ladies this season, ready to take you on an... more » Owner description: Welcome to Horse Trek'n. We have a brand new team of very dedicated young ladies this season, ready to take you on an unforgetable adventure. All rides are now split between different riding ablities, so if you are a genuine experienced rider, we garanty you'll have a fabulous experience. Our horses are well trained and take part in our riding school, jumping and dresage, as well as trail riding. For experienced riders, we recommend you try our full day trek so you get a chance to swim with your horse, but if you only have half a day, the volcano ride will offer you fabulous 360 views of the Bay of Islands and the Waitangi Forest. See you soon! « less
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Ranked #28 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
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Ranked #29 of 38 activities in Paihia
Category: Tours
Owner description: FISH WITH THE EXPERTS- Graham Henry the AB's Coach does!* Professional tuition* All bait/rods provided * Purpose built boats-... more » Owner description: FISH WITH THE EXPERTS- Graham Henry the AB's Coach does!* Professional tuition* All bait/rods provided * Purpose built boats- Skipper Jim & Splash* Cater for groups of all sizes* Operating year round* All fish filleted to suit* Clean toilet facilities on boardFish for tasty snapper, deep sea marlin, tuna, shark or the great fighting king fish. « less
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Ranked #30 of 38 activities in Paihia
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