The Top Activities & Attractions in the Bay of Islands & Northland

With subtropical Northland as your backdrop, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to activities and attractions in the region.

As the coast is never far away, there are countless opportunities to enjoy stunning walks and activities in and around the water. 

Scuba diving, snorkelling, boat trips, fishing and so much more, Northland (and in particular, the Bay of Islands) has plenty to wow visitors!

Throw in the Northland hospitality for which they are widely known and there’s no doubt that you’re in for a treat!

In addition to these recommended attractions, we suggest you also pack a picnic, throw your walking shoes on and head off exploring this spectacular part of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Whilst venturing north, to the Bay of Islands and beyond, you’ll definitely want to join in on a couple of these fantastic activities.

Bay of Islands 2 Reef Dive Trip


A day trip to dive the spectacular Bay of Islands. This trip includes 2 Reef dives. It is also great for doing a Refresher.



From $180 - Book Now



Grab a 12,000 FT skydive and enjoy 45 seconds of freefall! .



From $329 - Book Now



Experience New Zealand’s Highest Skydive – a 20,000 ft jump with up to 85 seconds in free fall.



From $559 - Book Now

The Rock – Classic Overnight Adventure Cruise – Shared Bunk


The Rock Classic Overnight Cruise is a tour of the Bay of Islands with loads of fun activities like target shooting, dusk fishing, night kayaking, snorkeling, island exploring, informative chats with our knowledgeable crew and more.



From $298 - Book Now

The Rock – Day Cruise


Come aboard The Rock for an action-packed, scenic tour of the Bay of Islands. Six hours of non-stop cruising and adventure. Our knowledgeable crew will ensure you enjoy snorkelling, kayaking, paddle boards, guided island walks, lunch & more



From $138 - Book Now