Omata Estate

Omata Estate Vineyard welcomes you to explore its boutique wines, soak in the beautiful views of the Bay of Islands and enjoy wood fired pizzas or locally supplied produce on a tasty grazing platter. Omata is one of Northlands premier wine growing sites and the wine tasting and your hosts’ chat will leave wanting more, so take home a few bottles.

Fullers Great Sights

Fullers GreatSights have been operating in the Bay for over 125 years. Their award-winning tours and cruises will be the highlight of your trip to the Bay of Islands.Swim with the dolphins or visit the Hole in the Rock, there are many tours to choose from.

Charlotte's Kitchen

Charlotte’s Kitchen established in 2015 is relatively new to the dining scene in Paihia and brings a fresh approach to dining – with a killer view right at the end of the Wharf in Paihia, Bay of Islands!

Russell Tours

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Jump on a Russell Mini tour bus and go on a tour which visits areas of historic interest which cannot be easily covered on foot … see sights such as the Giant Sundial, Long Beach, Queen’s View, Tapeka Point and the Flagstaff with stunning 360′ vistas … share in the local history through your drivers entertaining and informative commentary.

Cape Brett Walkways

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Cape Brett Walkways provides support for walkers preferring to walk the Cape Brett Walkway track independently. They can assist with helping you with water transportation to ensure that your walk on the Cape Brett Track is a memorable and enjoyable experience.

Department of Conservation


The Department of Conservation (DOC) site has information about the protection of New Zealand’s natural and historic heritage, how and where you can enjoy public conservation places and how to get involved in conservation.

The Duke Motel

Centrally located in the heart of Russell, it is walking distance to the village where you can enjoy the centre’s shops, cafes, restaurants and it is also only a short stroll to the beach, wharf and boat ramp. The Duke Motel is perfect for couples, groups and families who want to experience all that the Bay of Islands has to offer in a relaxed setting. The Duke motel has a 4 star Qualmark rating.

Paroa Bay Winery

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.

Bay Bush Action!

Bay Bush Action is doing pest control in the Opua State Forest, near Paihia in the Bay of Islands. Our volunteers trap the big four: rats, possums, stoats and cats.

Russell Orongo Bay Holiday Park


Picturesque, award-winning, Enviro Gold 4 star Holiday Park with affordable accommodation. Abundant birdlife including kiwis and wekas. Spacious powered/unpowered sites. Self-contained bungalows and cabins. Close to Twin Coast Cycle Trail (bikes for hire) and walks. Central base to explore Russell and Bay of Islands.

Sea Shuttle BOI

Do it all in one day! Our Island Getaway Activity Cruise lets you Explore the Bay Of Islands, Discover the underwater world and Play your own way. Island walks, Wildlife spotting, Scenic cruising, Snorkeling and Paddleboarding …do as little as you want, or as much as you like!

Russell Information Centre


Local knowledge is everything!

Russell Information Centre can help you with all your day tours and accommodation needs, from self contained to fully catered. Russell Info is at the end of the wharf in Russell. See us for free helpful advise.

Russell Top 10

Russell TOP 10 Holiday Park is a Qualmark 4 star plus rated Holiday Park with an Enviro Bronze endorsement offering great value accommodation for everyone.

Blah Blah Marketing


Blah Blah Marketing has been working with around 50 tourism businesses, plus Business Associations and Community organisations in the Bay of Islands and Northland for 8 years . They are experts in marketing and event management.

Bay of Islands Water Taxi

We’re happy to arrange a chartered water taxi to various places throughout the Bay of Islands if you have a group of people you’d like to transport—please contact us with your requirements for more information.

Kingfisher Yacht Charters


We will take you on a cruise where you will explore the beautiful bays and sights it has to offer. Feel the gentle breeze in your hair and the warm sun on your back and see your cares slip away as our beautiful yacht glides smoothly through the clear, clean waters of the Bay.

Project Island Song

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Project Island Song is the restoration of the pest-free islands of Ipipiri (the eastern Bay of Islands),  an archipelago of island sanctuaries for all to enjoy. It is a partnership between the Guardians of the Bay of Islands (a local community group), Te Rawhiti hapu (Ngati Kuta and Patukeha) and the Department of Conservation.

The Duke of Marlborough Hotel

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New Zealand’s first licensed Hotel, Bar & Restaurant.   A great place recharge the batteries, catch up with friends or simply enjoy the moment.  25 Rooms, 100 wines, 30 beers, 1 Great menu

R. Tucker Thompson


Regardless of age or ability, the R.Tucker Thompson has created memories and friends for thousands of travellers over the years. Throughout the New Zealand summer, she provides the opportunity for visitors to the Bay of Islands to experience a working tall ship with her own unique history.

Coastal Kayakers

Since 1988 Coastal Kayakers has been offering guided tours of the historic Waitangi River, Haruru Falls and the crystal clear waters of the Bay of Islands. Our kayak tours cater for all levels of experience and desire for adventure. Suitable for individuals and families through to large conference groups and cruise market.

Papatūānuku Earth Mother Tours

The seed that grew Papatūānuki (Earth Mother) tours has been growing in my heart over the years. It’s such a beautiful story that I can hardly wait to tell you about it.

The story is a special one…a journey of unfolding events that has lead up to the day when Papatūānuki, Earth Mother Tours has made itself known to people from the four corners of the world (ngā hau e wha)…but…

Northland Experiences

Cycling and walking all year round in our sub tropical climate is one of the ultimate highs for visitors to Northland. With our tours you can get off the beaten track, experience sights you can’t get to by car, and leave knowing that you have really ventured into the heart of Northland.