Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Waitangi Treaty Grounds and discover the story of New Zealand’s history and the story of two peoples coming together as one under the Treaty of Waitangi, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, at this award-winning national attraction.
An absolute must-do for all visitors to New Zealand, the award-winning Waitangi Treaty Grounds is a national treasure and tells our nation’s history of two peoples coming together under the Treaty of Waitangi, Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Waitangi is a place of cultural, spiritual, and historical significance for Aotearoa New Zealand, and has been a place of gathering for hundreds of years.
Waitangi Treaty Grounds is a place for all New Zealanders, the place where much of New Zealand’s history was shaped. Often called the ‘Birthplace of our Nation’, Waitangi weaves together the strands and stories of many peoples, events, and places to reveal the rich cultural history of our nation, offering an inspiring and meaningful experience for every visitor. Today, Waitangi can be seen as a tūrangawaewae for all those who call New Zealand home – a place where they can stand and feel they belong.
Cape Reinga & Ninety Mile Beach
Journey to the very tip of the North Island and uncover a region of rich Māori tradition along the way on an unforgettable full-day tour. Travel along the sand-swept shore of Ninety Mile Beach in our purpose-built coach. Climb the massive sand dunes at Te Paki Stream and experience the thrill of sand-boarding. In Māori tradition, Cape Reinga or Te Rerenga Wairua is the place where spirits depart on their long journey back to the homeland. Stand at the northernmost point of New Zealand and drink in the panoramic views. As you stand beneath the iconic lighthouse, and watch the Tasman Sea and the mighty Pacific Ocean collide far below, you’ll feel the power of this special place.
Discover the Bay – Hole in the Rock
Discover the spectacular scenery, captivating wildlife and rich history of this New Zealand paradise on our quintessential half day Bay of Islands cruise.
oin the world acclaimed Footprints Waipoua night tour to the Waipoua Forest with a local Māori guide for an unforgettable encounter with another world. Witness the transition of time and space as the sun sets on an ancient theatre.
Island Hopper Sailing Cruise
Join the Barefoot Sailing crew for a magical sailing experience in the Bay of Islands. Specialising in small groups, you won’t get lost in the crowd, you’ll feel like part of the crew! Enjoy a great day out, explore a secluded island beaches, walking tacks, go snorkelling or try paddle boarding on our island stopover.
Experience the thrill of Ocean Adventure – the fastest boat to the Hole in the Rock on this 1.5 hour experience
Otehei Bay Ferry
Jump on our quick ferry transfer to Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island from Paihia or Russell. With multiple departures daily you can spend just a few hours or a full day exploring this island paradise at your leisure
Manea Theatre Attraction Footprints of Kupe
Manea Footprints of Kupe is a 75-minute multisensory journey of guided storytelling – through art, taonga (cultural treasures), film, performance, digital interaction and the splendour of Hokianga’s natural surroundings.
R Tucker Thompson
A tall ship sailing adventure in the Bay of Islands! Join R Tucker Thompson for a Day Sail or Sundowner Sailing! Help as much or as little as you like. Let the crew do the work or help hoist the sails and be in the crew. If you are short on time, or just want a taste of sailing, then our Sundowner sailing is perfect.
Wine and Beer Tasting & Lunch Adventures
We visit three (3) vineyards : offering some unique wine varieties only grown in Northland Tastings can include wines, ports, liqueur, or ask about the Craft Beer Brewery Visit the cheese factory or chocolate factory.