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Phantom Sailing (Russell)
#1 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: A day out on Phantom gives you a chance to get away from the crowds. This is adventure, relaxation and scenic beauty all in... more » Owner description: A day out on Phantom gives you a chance to get away from the crowds. This is adventure, relaxation and scenic beauty all in one with the personal atmosphere created by your hosts, Rick and Robin. Enjoy a great home cooked lunch amongst the beauty of the islands on this great owner- operator boat. « less
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#2 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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Salt Air Tours (Paihia)
#3 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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Dive North (Kerikeri)
#4 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Award winning dive trips, onsite B & B, great lunches including legendary home made Lemon Cake and the most luxurious dive... more » Owner description: Award winning dive trips, onsite B & B, great lunches including legendary home made Lemon Cake and the most luxurious dive boat in the Bay of Islands - are just some of the reasons why we are your 1st choice for diving in the Bay of Islands. Add in our most popular dive trips; exploring ship wrecks Rainbow Warrior and HMNZS Canterbury and you're in for a great time! Only 1 day to dive? Advanced diver or more? Then our unique Divers Big Day Out! trip is the answer. Learn to dive in the best hands, all dives in the sea from the boat - no chlorine pools and floating plasters here! Open Water courses just take 3 days and Advanced Open Water just 2 days and you get to dive both the wrecks as part of your course! Personal service, great customer care and highly professional = Dive North; NZ Wide Diving Winners 2012 and 2013. « less
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#5 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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Paihia Dive (Paihia)
#6 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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#7 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
Owner description: Skydive up to 16000ft, the highest skydive opportunity in the North Island! After a 30 minute scenic flight over the stunning... more » Owner description: Skydive up to 16000ft, the highest skydive opportunity in the North Island! After a 30 minute scenic flight over the stunning 144 islands of the Bay of Islands, you will gracefully exit the aircraft with your tandem instructor, experiencing the adrenaline rush of absolute freefall, before your parachute is opened and you can float, spin and glide your way back down to planet Earth! Reaching speeds of up to 200km per hour, experience freefall with us in the beautiful Bay of Islands and pick up a souvenir combo pack of video and photos to remember your jump and show all your friends! NEW! - ARRIVE IN STYLE - FREE LOCAL PICK UP IN A LUXURY STRETCH LIMOUSINE! « less
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#8 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
Category: Boat Tours
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#9 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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#10 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
Category: Boat Tours
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#11 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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#12 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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: Tuesday to Saturday. 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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#13 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: Capture the magic of this classic single mast yacht as you sail around the aquatic playground of the bay of islands. Design... more » Owner description: Capture the magic of this classic single mast yacht as you sail around the aquatic playground of the bay of islands. Design your own day, your own custom built adventure, aboard this 14 meter fully equipped yacht which offers you the very best in quality, comfort and safety and where your experienced skipper and crew are on board to ensure you have a day to remember. « less
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Pure Day Spa (Kerikeri)
#14 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
Category: Spas
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#15 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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#16 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
Category: Tours
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#17 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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#18 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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Total Tours (Paihia)
#19 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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#20 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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#21 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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#22 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
Owner description: Nestled in a beautiful setting amid the hills of Paroa Bay near Russell, Paroa Bay Winery is a new family owned boutique... more » Owner description: Nestled in a beautiful setting amid the hills of Paroa Bay near Russell, Paroa Bay Winery is a new family owned boutique vineyard combining luxury accommodation and traditional handmade, sustainable wines. We employ traditional techniques of viticulture and dry grown vines in the hope of creating distinctive handcrafted wines of character in low yields, reflecting the white clay soils and warm climate of the Bay of Islands. On an estate covering 24 hectares of rolling hills, we currently have just 4.5 hectares of planted vines including Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Merlot. This private, world-class retreat offers a safe, clean, green refuge and is nestled amongst some of the most breathtaking natural landscapes in the world, including seven hectares of gardens, lavish accommodation and extensive recreational facilities spanning along a sweeping coastline. Tarapunga is an exciting luxury residence, finished to the highest standard, which ensures every indulgence is catered for. Contemporary interiors and artwork, home theatre, gymnasium and gourmet kitchens provide in-home recreation, while outdoor the 17m infinity heated pool and spa, sauna and large entertaining decks capture the astounding views across the Bay of Islands. The vineyard cottage is a two bedroom / two bathroom (with additional optional bedroom) house set among the peaceful rolling hills of Paroa Bay and a 10 minute stroll to a secluded beach. Visitors can enjoy strolls surrounded by acres of landscaped gardens, native trees, birds and vineyards and enjoy all the comforts of this first class home. The newly refurbished cottage offers 2 full bathroom suites, a powder room, an open fireplace in the main lounge leading to covered terraces with a private swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and BBQ. « less
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#23 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
Category: Boat Tours
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#24 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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#25 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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#26 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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#27 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
Category: Boat Tours
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#28 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
Category: Boat Tours
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#29 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
Owner description: Charter fishing in the Bay of Islands New Zealand, we target snapper, kingfish and gamefish like marlin, tuna, shark,... more » Owner description: Charter fishing in the Bay of Islands New Zealand, we target snapper, kingfish and gamefish like marlin, tuna, shark, mahimahi. Snapper trips are for 4.5 hours, kingfish are 6 hours and game trips are 8 hours. I also offer exclusive sight seeing trips. « less
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#30 of 67 attractions in Bay of Islands
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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