Snapper fishing
Snapper fishing

Maori canoe house
Maori canoe house

Bay of Islands Activities

Walking distance from Marlin Court Motel:

  • Just a few metres to Paihia's main beach
  • Bay of Islands cruises, including tall ship cruises, dolphin watching, swimming with dolphins cruises and sailing
  • Kayaking, safe sandy beaches, parasailing, cycling
  • Catch the ferry to historic Russell from the nearby wharf
  • Paihia shopping, cafés, bars and restaurants (some within 1 mins walk - others a 300m flat waterfront stroll away)
  • Day tours to Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach (pick up daily from the motel)
  • Fishing charters and diving including wreck dives
  • Waitangi Treaty grounds
  • Stunning Waitangi golf course
  • Action World Adventure Park
  • Culture North Night Show
  • Coastal walkway to Opua
  • Local bush and beach walks

5 - 30 mins drive from your accommodation

  • Haruru Falls and bush walks
  • Sky diving
  • Para sailing
  • Steam boat
  • Kerikeri cafés, craft shops, wineries and historic Stone Store
  • Horse trekking
  • Quad biking

More information about the Bay of Islands


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