activities to do in Paihia Bay of Islands
swim with dolphins

Local Activities and Attractions

  • Coastal walkway and bush walks
  • Great fishing
  • Watch the native birds feeding in the trees around you or just relax on your balcony and watch the day go by

These activities can be arranged at our office:

  • Cruises, dolphin watching, swimming with dolphins and fishing charters
  • Sailing trips or learn to sail with Great Escape Yacht Charters
  • Day tours to Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach
  • Horse riding, quad bikes
  • Parasailing, kayaking
  • Scenic flights, sky diving
  • Waitangi night show
  • Dinner cruises

Other activities include:

  • Opua-Paihia Coastal Walkway
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds
  • Russell
  • Haruru Falls and Walkway
  • Waitangi Golf Course
  • Adventure World
  • Kawiti Glow Worm Caves
  • Kerikeri wineries, Stone Store, crafts and cafés
  • Ngawha Mineral Hot Pools highly reccommended, sooth away those aches and pains
  • and the many fine eateries in and around our town


Address: 22 Paihia Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands, New Zealand

+64 9 402 8134


+64 9 402 8134

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Jan and Kevin SmithGenuine Kiwi Owner Operators:
Jan and Kevin Smith
watch the native birds feeding