Northland, stretching upwards from Auckland to the very northernmost tip of the North Island, is New Zealand’s only sub-tropical region, known as the ‘winterless north’. Much of its extensive coastline remains unspoilt and is a haven for local and international yachts and big-game fishing launches.
- Learn about the Maori history at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds
- Spot Dolphins in their natural habitat
- Stroll through the lush Waipoua Forest & visit the largest Kauri Tree
- Visit Cape Reigna, the northernmost tip of New Zealand
Steeped in a rich and colourful history, the Bay of Islands is known as the birthplace of the New Zealand nation. The Bay of Islands has a largely unspoilt coastline of golden beaches and rocky outcrops.
Scattered with 150 islands, this bay with its blue-green ocean and abundant wildlife, is renowned as a maritime adventure playground.