Bay of Islands, New Zealand

About Bay of Islands

The Bay of Islands features over 140 subtropical islands, crystal-clear waters, and stunning beaches like Paihia and Russell. Explore historic sites like the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, dive the Rainbow Warrior wreck, or sail through picturesque bays. With its rich marine life and breathtaking landscapes, the Bay of Islands is a must-visit for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.

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Bay of Islands highlights

Average temperature in June

17 °C / 63 °F

High season months

December, January, February

Local currency

New Zealand dollar (NZD)

Local language

English, Māori

Closest Airports

  • Kerikeri Airport (NZ) - 25.6 km (15.9 mi)
  • Whangarei Airport (NZ) - 62.7 km (39.0 mi)

Fun fact

Bay of Islands offers world-class big-game fishing experiences.

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