Bay of Islands...Where New Zealand Began

Travel to the ‘Winterless North’ and the maritime playground of the Bay of Islands. This is where the tale of New Zealand’s colonisation began, boasting sights such as New Zealand’s oldest buildings in Kerikeri; New Zealand’s first capital city and ‘Hellhole of the Pacific’, Russell; and the iconic Waitangi Treaty Grounds near Paihia, which you’ll visit.
Complete the Northland experience with an incredibly scenic flight to Cape Reinga, where you’ll land and visit the picturesque lighthouse.

Bay of Islands package includes:

Bullet Three nights accommodation
Bullet Half day tour to Cape Reinga by fixed wing plane
Bullet Guided tour of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Bullet Some meals as detailed below

Duke of Marlborough Hotel



The Duke is located on the waterfront in the picturesque village of Russell. With easy access to an exciting array of activities and excursions, the 190 year old property has a combination of rooms and suites which enjoy views across the water to Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Paihia. The hotel dining room offers an international cuisine and is considered one of Russell’s best restaurants.

Valid for travel 01 Oct 2020  - 15 Dec 2020
From $935per person, share twin on room only basis

Sanctuary at the Bay of Islands



The Sanctuary offers elegance, style and luxury in a private, native bush reserve a few minutes drive from Paihia, the bay’s major township. With five guest rooms the two level cedarclad lodge overlooks the Veronica Channel between Paihia and Russell. Dinner at The Sanctuary is highly recommended, using the freshest of Northland produce, local seafood and grain fed beef and award winning cuts of lamb.

Valid for travel 01 - 31 Oct 2020
From $1,140per person, share twin including breakfast daily and dinner with wine on one evening
Valid for travel 01 Nov 2020 -15 Dec 2020
From $1,340per person, share twin including breakfast daily

The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs



Set on 6,000 acres near Matauri Bay, The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular 180 degree views of the Pacific Ocean, Cape Brett and the Cavalli Islands. A splendid plantation style lodge hosts elegant living rooms and a beautiful dining room with outdoor decks overlooking the ocean. The magnificent spa facility nestles at the edge of a native totara forest along with 22 guest suites.

Valid for travel 01 Oct 2020 - 15 Dec 2020
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If you would like to add a rental car for your stay, pay an additional $300per person for 4 day hire of a full size sedan car including full insurance, unlimited kilometres and GPS.

For different inclusions or travel dates on the above packages, contact Our Specialists for pricing