The subtropical north of New Zealand is home to The Bay of Islands which is made up of over 140 islands dotted around the pristine blue waters. A favourite holiday spot for many Kiwis as well as people from all over the world. Even if you only have a couple of weeks in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you head north from Auckland to the Bay of Islands.
The “winterless north” is the ideal place for any kinds of outdoor adventures in land, air and sea, from walking to scuba diving to skydiving. There is something for everyone. This article will take you through the best of the Bay of Islands and around Northland.
A great place to base yourself for your stay in the lively little town of Paihia, bustling with backpackers and tourists of all kinds. However, if you have a little more to spend on accommodation then maybe look over in Russell as it is very picturesque. There are loads of places to stay in this area. Check out some of our favourites: Places to Stay in Bay of Islands