Situated in the north of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Islands is a picturesque coastal area made up of 144 islands. With beautiful beaches, lush green hills and turquoise blue waters, it's no surprise that the Bay of Islands is a popular stop on any New Zealand cruise. Go kayaking at the Haruru Waterfall or enjoy the entertainment when wild dolphins play in the waters of the Bay of Islands. With enchanting wetlands, picturesque scenery and a subtropical climate, a cruise to the Bay of Islands is always going to be an incredible way to experience the adventures and natural beauty New Zealand has to offer.
Bay of Islands Cruises
Things to do in Bay of Islands
Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Visit the site where the Treaty of Waitangi was signed between the Maori chiefs and the British Crown in 1840.
Situated on the Waitangi River and near the town of Paihia, take a boat trip or kayak trip and explore the beautiful waterfall.
The Hole in the Rock
Ride on a boat through the natural rock formation which is known for its scenic beauty and naturally formed archway.
Home to a large population of bottlenose dolphins, hop on a boat trip to see them swimming and playing in their natural habitat.
Kawiti Glowworm Caves
Also known as Waiomio Glowworm Caves, explore the series of limestone caves and discover the large number of glowworms that inhabit them.
Popular cruises for Bay of Islands cruises
With gourmet cuisine and amazing facilities, you'll enjoy every moment on a cruise with Princess Cruises.
With white star service, grand suites and formal nights, you'll travel in sophistication on a cruise with Cunard.
Bay Of Islands cruise deals
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