Bay of Islands Cruises

3 DAY CRUISE The Manawanui is a 72 ft (22m), spacious, ocean-going yacht built for comfort and safety. She is fully equipped with 6 sea kayaks, snorkelling gear, wetsuits, a reference library and a support vessel. Your choice of double or multi-share cabins. Jochen ‘John’ Skipper/Owner & qualified Coastal Ranger Multi-share cabin: NZ $650 per


New Zealand Maritime Museum

Visit the New Zealand Maritime Museum and we’ll take you on a voyage to discover Aotearoa’s seafaring story. Through different themed galleries and exhibitions, explore how the first Polynesians got here, experience the hardships that European settlers faced and be inspired by our modern day maritime heroes. Along the way, try your hand at yacht


NZ Mobile Data Plans

In Auckland airport you can buy new New Zealand cell phone card to get you connected to local mobile data network, if you are not using international data roaming. The companies and plans to choose are basically: Vodafone, Spark, 2Degree. If you plan to travel New Zealand wide, including North and South islands, I suggest


Sailing and Dolphins

SAILING & DOLPHINS SAILING Er DOLPHINS BAY OF ISLANDS • NEW ZEALAND Friendly personal service aboard our 50ft catamaran with enclosed comfortable cabin. Lady skipper, RYA instructor with over 40,000 ocean miles of sailing experience. Small, LOCAL family business, with family involvement in Team Ni and America’s Cup Racing. Refreshing cold drinks available at the



where to stay BACKPACKERS & CAMPING NORTH HOKIANGA THE TREE HOUSE – Close to ferry and near Kohukohu. Cabins, share rooms, tent sites surrounded by nature. HOKIANGA GLOBETREKKERS LODGE – Omapere. Closest backpackers to Waipoua Forest. Ph: 09 405 8183 G4 OKOPAKO THE WILDERNESS FARM – Mountain Road, Whirinaki Accommodation E: Ph/fax:



CHECK THIS OUT! ISLAND CRUISING HEAPS Of FUN SAILING You can help crew the boat or lay back and watch friends do the work! UNIQUE ISLAND STOPOVER Plenty of time for a bushwalk, beachcombing, kayaking and snorkelling if you’re keen! DOLPHINS, PENGUINS AND SEABIRDS Are frequently sighted in playful groups. Don’t forget your camera. WE