History, charm, good food & glorious views

  • Things to do on (and under) the water

    There are various options for water trips ranging from large cruise launches to yachts.


    This is the most personal way to see why the Bay of Islands are rightly famous. Just you and eight to ten other like-minded people going where the wind (and your captain) takes you. Chances are you'll even have dolphins for company on the way. Lunch is included. We recommend three excellent Russell-based yachts: