Otehei Bay – Take off your watch and switch to island time on Urupukapuka Island. A must do destination to escape to for a day whilst visiting the beautiful Bay of Islands.
Otehei Bay is located on Urapukapuka Island and is easily accessible on the Explore boat from Paihia or Russell. One of the finest day outings in New Zealand! With many departures daily, you may stay on the island for a few hours or a whole day and return at your leisure.
Once there, spend the day at your pace, taking in the splendour of the island’s environment. Rent a kayak or stand-up paddleboard and paddle around some of the island’s quiet bays, explore the island on foot through one of the several self-guided walking trails, or simply relax on the white sand beaches with crystal clear water ideal for swimming.
If you wish to explore beyond the bay from your island base, you may schedule a return ride to the’must see’ icon landmark known as the Hole in the Rock. onboard one of our luxurious catamaran power vessels to view and, when conditions permit, journey through this timeworn monolith.
While on the journey, you’ll get the opportunity to take in the stunning landscape of the Cape Brett Peninsula and the Cape Brett lighthouse, as well as live commentary from one of our Nature Guides.
Throughout your day, refuel at Otehei Bay’s fully licenced café and bar, which serves a variety of food and beverages and has an ice cream freezer.
Phone: 0800 485 584
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