Welcome to Bay Of Islands Tours.
Bay of Islands Tours is a locally owned and operated tour company. We provide quality sightseeing tours with professional guides around the Bay Of Islands and its surroundings.
We have extensive local knowledge and offer various tour options, from day trips to Cape Reinga and ninety-mile beach to a relaxing wine tour amongst Northland’s top local vineyards or options for visiting local attractions. Our tours suit all ages and interests.
Contact us about our tailor-made tours if there is something specific you want to see or do.
We look forward to you travelling with us,
Samuel Marsden planted the first New Zealand vines, and Sir James Busby cultivated sparkling wine on the Waitangi Estate before signing the Treaty of Waitangi in the Bay of Islands.
Join Paihia’s first wine tour company as we take you on a fun and educational journey into the heart of Northland’s winemaking district.
Along the journey, you will sample the wines of the boutique, organic Ake Ake vineyard and the gorgeous, award-winning Marsden Estate & Boutique vineyard “Fat Pig,” where you will also enjoy a snacking platter. In addition, no journey is complete without a stop along the road at the famed Makana Chocolates and Kauri Workshop.
Bay of Islands tours is small group travel at its finest, as you ride in comfort aboard our modern, air-conditioned minibuses with your enthusiastic, informed Driver Guide
Enjoy a guided tour of the Bay Of Islands.
New Zealand’s Bay of Islands is a renowned tourist attraction. A Bay Of Islands Highlights Tour will create unforgettable experiences! There are numerous options for excellent photographs with an abundance of beautiful, gorgeous scenery.
Our tour destinations include:
Kawiti Glow Worm Caves. Hundertwasster toilets
Puketi Forest. Kauri Workshop Makana Chocolate Factory. Haruru Waterfalls. & Waitangi, look out, loop.
The region is frequently referred to as “the birthplace of New Zealand” because of the historical events. These historical events contributed to the formation of our country.
During this tour, there will be a Bakery/Café stop where you can grab a coffee or snack “On the go.” Your Bay Of Islands tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in the Bay Of Islands and drop you off there.
Join us on a journey of discovery as we travel to New Zealand’s northernmost point. Along the route, our informative Driver Guides will skilfully combine the region’s unique historical and cultural significance into an exciting narrative.
Along the route, you will see the quaint ancient settlements of Mangonui and Houhora and the renowned lighthouse at Cape Reinga, where you can witness the majesty of the Pacific Ocean and the Tasman Sea collide. Discover more about our silent giants, the Ancient Kauri trees, at Ka Uri Unearthed, and marvel at the beautiful sand dunes at Te Paki Stream, a natural phenomenon.
We cater to a small group touring at its finest, travelling in comfort aboard our modern air-conditioned minibuses, accompanied by your passionate Driver Guide. There will be scenic stops along the way and a lunch break to sample the local cuisine. Allowing you plenty of time to soak in the wonders of the Far North.
Take a packed lunch with you, or you can purchase some lunch at one of our comfort/food stops along the trip!
New Zealand’s Bay of Islands is a renowned tourist attraction. There are numerous options for excellent photographs with an abundance of beautiful, gorgeous scenery. Make unforgettable memories on a Bay of Islands Cruise Ship Shore Excursion that includes the Glow Worm Caves!
Depart Waitangi Wharf at 9.30am. Our tour destinations include:
At 9.15 am, your tour guide will meet you at the Waitangi Wharf before you embark on your half-day excursion. The Kawiti glow worm caverns are around a thirty-minute drive from the Waitangi Wharf. You will be able to experience the enchantment of glowworms. Then, you will proceed to Kawakawa. This small community is also known as a “train town.”
You will arrive at the Puketi Forest at about 11:45 am. This 15,000-hectare forest features spectacular Kauri stands and an abundance of ecological diversity.
Around 12.30 pm, we stop at a charming cafe/bakery where you can purchase a selection of lunch options.
Kerikeri’s Makana Chocolate Factory is the next stop a boutique chocolate factory where you can observe the chocolate-making process, try a few samples, and, of course, purchase delectable goodies. You can also visit the Kauri Workshop next door, which sells handicrafts and collectibles. Then, you will see the renowned horseshoe waterfalls of Haruru Falls. Located in a secret valley on the lovely and tranquil Waitangi River. The day’s final destination is the Waitangi lookout Loop is your last opportunity to take in the breathtaking views of Waitangi and the Bay of Islands before being transported back to the wharf or Paihia if you wish to wander.
If your ship cannot reach the port, you will receive a full refund.