About the Bay of Islands

Steeped in history and stunning scenery, the Bay of Islands is located on the east coast of New Zealand's sub-tropical North. Made up of 144 islands, The Bay has a wealth of land and sea based activity - all of which are accessible from Russell. Russell is a beautiful seaside town with a superb historic story covering settlements, land wars, whaling to becoming our nation’s first capital. From whalers to missionaries to today’s traveller, Russell and the Bay of Islands has always had something special to offer. 

What our customers say

Thank you so much for your amazing help with our Wedding and absolutely perfect reception, it couldn't have run more smoothly. Everyone is still buzzing about the day and so many of our guests have said it was one of the best Weddings they have been to, Ever!! It was a truly magic day that we will never forget.

- Jonathan and Emily, 1 April 2017

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